Who's Israel's real ethnic demon?
That there is discrimination against Mizrahim is not in dispute. The question is how this demon got into the bottle and what sort of demon it is anyway.
The first episode in the series “True Face: the Ethnic Demon” aired this week on Channel 10. I asked Amnon Levy, the series’ creator, what the “ethnic demon” is and what it looks like. Levy says the demon is the silence surrounding the insufficient presence in public life of Mizrahim, Jews of Middle Eastern or North African heritage. This demon, which is to say the silence and disregard,...
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