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Revolting Remarks

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Submitted by Marcos Berenstein (Brazil), Dec 2, 2004 at 06:31

Mr.Dashabi's remarks about "racism" amidst the Israeli Army, therefore Israeli society,a re as truthful as a nine-dollar bill. I lived in the State of Israel during ten months in 1989,and I've witnessed many 'olim' from Ethiopia already very-well integrated into the mosaic of the Israeli society. I heard no slurs against them whatsoever, as I did about the Russian ones, but not, of course, in a racial tone.

Obviously in ANY multirracial society, there exist people who consider themselves 'better' or 'superior' than the rest, as the Morocco,Iraq,Yemen-born Jews who came during the early 50's complained about the Ashkenazy behaviour, political power towards them, adopting the term "black panthers" from American blacks in the 60's.

Mr.Dashabi's so-called "cobras" are us, Ashkenazim, white,blue-eyed, in several cases blonds as well,therefore WHITE COLONIALISTS who are not entitled to live in the Middle East...I heard such talk before from a PLO supporter right here in Brazil. What a coincidence...
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