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Israeli Facebook Protest Targets High Cottage Cheese Prices

Across the Arab world people have used Facebook to organize demonstrations against their regimes. In Israel, the social networking site is being used to protest about the rising cost of cottage cheese.

More than 90,000 Israelis have joined a Facebook group calling for a boycott of the dairy product whose price is now almost 8 shekels ($2.33) for a 250-gram container, compared with