Israel's demon is national, not ethnic
There is no surer way to sabotage the creation of an inclusive national collective than to present parts of the people as 'an inferior race.'
Let’s imagine all remnants of institutionalized discrimination against people from Muslim countries in Israel are a thing of the past. Are we then, as a society, also to forget that an article in Haaretz, for example, once said North African Jews are “people whose primitivism is unsurpassed,” “have little talent for comprehending anything intellectual” and...
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