Racism and xenophobia - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Edgar Lopez
    • 22.12.10 | 04:45 (IST)

    It's unbelievable to see the rise of racism and xenophobia in Israel, and the rather weak response of the general population in trying to curb this cancer. This is not supposed to be tolerated by the Israeli people, a people that has known so much suffering and exclusion throughout their history. Racism is no less despicable than antisemitism. It's about time the Israeli population considered racism as bad as antisemitism, because racism is that bad. There is no excuse for antisemitism. There is no excuse for racism either.

    from the article: Upsurge in racism as protesters take to the streets against Arabs, migrant workers
    First published 01:49 22.12.10 | Last updated 01:49 22.12.10
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