A good Ethiopian is an Ethiopian who went to the army? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fayrouz
    • 27.08.12 | 10:46 (IDT)

    Why is it that Israeli media, whenever reporting a racist discrimination against Ethiopians, Mizrachis, Russians or other immigrants who are not Ashkinazi, they have to mention if these people served in the army? the subtext of such indication is that an immigrant is "a good Israeli" if s/he served in the army, and that only for this s/he does not deserve to be discriminated against. a good Israeli is an Israeli that serves in the army, otherwise racist discrimination against her/him is OK.

    from the article: Israeli sues star of Survivor for insulting people of Ethiopian origin
    First published 08:20 27.08.12 | Last updated 08:20 27.08.12
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