mizrahi

High Court's Deri decision: Israel's domestic crisis just got more toxic

The High Court of Justice's decision pulled a scab off a deep societal wound that has never healed, and it's a wound that helps explain Shas' strength and longevity.

18/01/2023

'Nobody cares about LGBTQ+ people' - Smotrich in surfaced recordings

In the conversation, Smotrich said that his position against the LGBTQ+ community does not hurt him politically because his voters don't care.

By MAARIV ONLINE
16/01/2023

Amsalem accuses Netanyahu of discriminating against mizrahim

Amsalem was not offered either of the positions he demanded from Netanyahu, Justice Minister or Knesset speaker.

Ofra Haza named one of top 200 singers of all time by Rolling Stone

Haza’s life was a rags-to-riches story in which she soared high, helped change the Israeli music industry’s perception of Mizrahi music, had a huge international career and died tragically young.

The role of ethnicity in Israel after 75 years - opinion

Only about 5% of Israelis rate ethnic cleavage as the main source of tension in Israel - stronger by far are tensions between Arabs and Jews or Right and Left.

04/12/2022

The creepiness of anti-Israel activists’ cultural appropriation claims - opinion

This form of conjecture surpasses the age-old antisemitism and is a type of hate in its own class. It is an effort to deny the history of Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews.

Israeli-Moroccan ties celebrated in Denmark

Ambassador of Israel, David Akov, and the Ambassador of Morocco, Khadija Rouissi, hosted a joint, high-profile event this March to mark the first anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords.

Israel to measure inequality between Mizrahi and Ashkenazi Jews with new statistics

It will become possible to learn far more than is currently known about gaps in wealth, education and other factors between Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jews. 

By ASAF ELIA-SHALEV/JTA
09/09/2022

Israel's real divide is in the inequality of Arab citizens - opinion

Many believe Israel is divided between Jews and Arabs or politics, but it isn't.

Taiseer Elias: Israel's integrated musician

When not teaching, Elias, 62, organizes small ensembles, playing music that is very attached to Arab traditions but which is also open to innovations, often of his own creations.

By MORDECHAI BECK
16/06/2022
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