Mizrahim Aren’t Equal Partners in Israel’s Power Structure

Don’t believe the politicians - Moroccan Jews’ Mimouna festival isn’t an Israeli holiday. Jews with North African and Middle Eastern roots still suffer.

“I am proud to celebrate a holiday that started with one ethnic group and turned into the most Israeli holiday — on which every door is open without regard to differences in religion or gender. Mimouna replaces prejudices with joint customs.” This is what Likud MK Reuven Rivlin, a former Knesset speaker, said before he visited a Mimouna celebration — the Moroccan...