The very few Israeli Jews who know his name, either despise him or make fun of him. All those post-Zionist Mizrahi Jews such as Ella Shohat, Simone Bitton, Reuven Abergil and all those self-proclaimed ''Arab Jews'', are marginal iin the community, and they are often ostracized in their own families. The only leftists who can pretend to have some sort of popularity in this community are left-wing Zionists such as Amir Peretz or Ran Cohen.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: The glorious State of Israel and its anti-Arab discrimination