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    • Joel Mort
    • 20.01.12 | 04:10 (IST)

    .....acknowledgement that the apathetic majority of Israeli Jews (particularly the Jews that aren't Jews, i.e. 'secular' Jews) are actually the biggest problem when it comes to propping up racist and discriminatory social, political, and criminal policies in Israel. THEY are protecting the Jewish oligarchy that masquerades as democracy. Why wouldn't they? They enjoy preferential treatment so shouting too loudly against the establishment could possibly effect that status. But the fact remains that their apathy props up Netanyahu, props up discriminatory housing policies against Arabs and so-called 'inferior' Jewish groups like the Ethiopians referred to in this article, props up the general "us vs the world" attitudes that are killing any kind of real reform in Israel. Finally, Ha'aretz. Thank you.

    from the article: Israeli society is tainted by racism
    First published 01:18 20.01.12 | Last updated 01:18 20.01.12
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