ISRAEL: A Homemade Rebellion

Seeking better working conditions, employees at a government desalination plant in Eilat recently tried a novel approach. They stayed on the job until they were so tired that they could no longer obey orders. The sleep-in failed, but it did focus attention on a brewing crisis in Israel. There have been so many strikes and demonstrations in the past few months that Premier Golda Meir has warned: "The situation is deteriorating into a rebellion, not by the Arabs but by our own hands."

Peace, or at least a cease-fire that has endured for...

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