Their marriage lasted two years, but it shaped my mother's identity and influenced her all her life, trapping her between two worlds
The 'quality' score has been the chief classification tool used by the Israeli army over the years to evaluate recruits. A sociologist explains how this mysterious criterion became an instrument of discrimination that caused long-term damage to Israeli society
In Israel's early years, members of the government had bitter arguments about the appointment of non-Ashkenazi justices to the Supreme Court. The consequences of these discussions, which ultimately led to the creation of the 'Sephardi chair,' are felt to this day
Netanyahu's Residence tried to divert attention from lawmaker Yifat Shasha-Biton joining Gideon Sa'ar's party by naming a new police commissioner. It didn't work
The prevailing association of Mizrahim with Netanyahu isn't just cynical and opportunistic – it's also dangerous
Movement restrictions shouldn't lead to desecrating the holiday, statement pushed by official Israeli government channel says
The ruling hopes to 'remove sadness from adults and the elderly, to give them motivation to continue fighting for their lives,' rabbis say
How one instance of spitting by me led to the conclusion that I can’t be anti-Semitic
Row over whether the victims' bones should be retrieved from Danube River reveals larger debate over how the Jewish community should approach Orban's government
Even though Netanyahu has acted cynically, can one ignore the fact that under his governance, the socio-ethnic fabric of the public domain has changed beyond recognition?
I've always hoped that the second or third generation of Jews from Muslim countries, remembering their forebears contribution to Islams Golden Age, would be a bridge from Israel to the Muslim world
An interviewee in a new documentary series about Mizrahi Jews tells Haaretz about life’s challenges both in France and the old-new country
It seems like early elections are approaching. It also seems that, once again, the parties will ignore the intolerable inequality between Mizrahim and Ashkenazim
It's easy to cluck with disapproval at south Tel Aviv's Mizrahi population when hardly any of these self-righteous writers or spokespeople have ever even seen an asylum seeker
We can't wait for the perfect politician who will speak and act precisely as we would like in all areas. In the push for cultural justice, Miri Regev is all there is
Education Minister Naftali Bennett crowed this week about the wonderful opportunities Israel’s children have. In fact, it's not a matter of choice at all.
The Ashkenazi-Zionist propaganda machine strives to convince us that Arabs and Arab Jews are the barrier keeping us from progress and prosperity
The more you delve into Mizrahi Jewish history, the more you understand what a real alternative it is, one that could help to neutralize the Israeli fear machine
The prime minister is telling the Europeans he'll stop the Arabization of Europe, just as he signals he'll favor Israeli Jews with European roots
How long will the discourse use tools that most people, Ashkenazi and Mizrahi, can’t understand?
That so few Jews of Middle Eastern or North African origin have advanced in Israeli academia is a sad reflection of systematic, if unintended, discrimination.
Ashkenazi Zionism has always known how to foment trouble, in order to continue holding the reins of power.
The characteristics Uri Avnery attributes to the Mizrahi and Ashkenazi camps seem to come from the 1950s: They embody a wealth of arrogance, ignorance, racism and stereotyping.
We learned from the Elor Azaria case that only after we get rid of the occupation will we be able to devote our intellectual and social resources to healing the great schism in the nation.
Names they might choose instead include Chen, Mor and Tal, while many of the country's ubiquitous Cohens and Levys are also eager to make a fresh start.
Yona Metzger also ordered to pay $1.32 million as part of plea bargain.