Dubbing the protests "racists" is funny... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nati Hanz Velez-Crespo
    • 22.12.10 | 17:18 (IST)

    Looking through the pictures of those present at the Tel Aviv protest, there seems to be people of all races and creeds at the protest. The few hundred bigots from Bat Yam that come out seems to be a different story. I myself fled from Hatikva (Kehilat New York) because of the drastic situation there with the coming of the refugees. For most Israelis, not wanting to live amongst refugees has nothing to do with race or skin color, but everything to do with social standards and not wanting to cope with the difficulties that come along with having neighbors who are refugees.

    from the article: Netanyahu warns Israelis: Violence against minorities won't be tolerated
    First published 16:24 22.12.10 | Last updated 16:24 22.12.10
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