In Jerusalem, protestors gathered outside Netanyahu's residence broke through police barricades

Thousands of Israelis in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Beersheba and other cities turned out to protest late Sunday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to sack his defense minister over opposition to a controversial judicial reform.

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, a lawmaker from Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party, broke ranks on Saturday by publicly urging Netanyahu to suspend the legislation. 

In Jerusalem, protesters gathered under the prime minister's residence on Gaza Street, breaking past barriers and barricades set up to prevent them from reaching his home. The major Ayalon traffic artery in Tel Aviv was blocked to traffic by a thousands-strong crowd, with more people arriving. The highway was transformed into a sea of blue-and-white Israeli flags by protesters, who started a large bonfire in the middle of the road.... Read More: i24