|Israelis rallied in support of a religious edict forbidding Jews from selling or leasing homes or land to Arabs|
A group of teenage girls approached us and asked us to register our names in support of their "cause". We refused. When they understood that my colleague did not speak Hebrew, they turned to me.
'Survival, not racism'
Friday morning saw a demonstration of another kind.
How many are we? I wondered. I hopped up onto a bench to get a headcount. My excitement fell away as I saw us for what we were - a small, thin line, crawling past a traffic jam, cars full of Israelis who had forgotten the week and were starting the weekend.
Most Israelis are apathetic. This leaves the Right free to take over - although the government is trying to distance itself from their efforts.