Court Finds IAI Discriminated Against Mizrahi Job Applicant, Awards NIS 50,000 Compensation

'What kind of name is this? What kind of thug have you brought me to work,' employer reportedly said when reviewing application.

Israel Aerospace Industries rejected a work applicant because of his Mizrahi (Middle Eastern) origins, the Tel Aviv Labor Court ruled Friday, ordering the company to pay him NIS 50,000 plus court costs.