Where are they now? / Maverick former MK explains why Soviet immigrants 'really are racist'
Roman Bronfman used to represent Russian-speaking olim in the Knesset. In a new book he explores their 'negative political impact' on Israel.
Since Roman Bronfman traded his cramped Knesset quarters for a spacious suite overlooking the sea in Tel Aviv's Azrieli Towers, his view has definitely improved but his perspective has not changed. The Ukrainian-born Bronfman, who founded the only (now defunct) left-wing political party for Russian-speaking immigrants, is still, as he puts it, "a minority within a minority."