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In Israel – the great rift

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Mizrahi Jews

Mizrahi Jews

Published: 26 July 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The great rift - Uri Avnery - Jewish Business News 24.07.16
The Zionist perception that all Jews are the same, with slight differences of language and skin color, is anachronistic. The “oriental” Jews show no inclination to being thrown into any melting pot… The melting pot is broken. Oriental Jews (often falsely called Sephardis) are proud of their heritage. They rebel against European superiority. This fight now dominates Israeli life.
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And see: New focus on Sephardi and Mizrahi heritage July 9, 2016

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