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    • Alterman
    • 13.04.11 | 18:37 (IDT)

    ...drastic comments. It is a spectacular show, but merely surface and PR and/or intimidation. There are ashkenazis with prejudices about mizrachim, but the reverse order is also true. And there are stereotypes among men about women etc. And are there no prejudices and stereotypes among palestinians about jews/israelis? Well, of course there are such things. Discrimination is bad, and we should fight it - all the time - we have to fight in order to safeguard the values of our democracy. Israel is not "turning to fascism", but with Lieberman and certain legislation in mind, then it makes sense to talk about disturbing phenomenon that points towards "haiderish", "le Penish" and "maccarthyist" trends. But there are enough israelis around with other values and ideas that one day will rise up and stop those sluggish and brutal tendencies. Shalom.

    from the article: Haaretz WikiLeaks exclusive / Full version of Herzog's comments on Labor rival
    First published 14:56 13.04.11 | Last updated 14:56 13.04.11
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