My mother was Sephardi and my father Ashkenazi and I never heard of this form of racism until I came to Israel - in the UK no one cared what you were. But ... what percentage of all judges are Sephardi and does the Supreme Court reflect that percentage? What percentage of the population as a whole is Sephardi? Just saying "1 judge" or "11%" is meaningless without context.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: Analysis / The ultra-Orthodox are returning Israel to the middle ages