“We’re happy to see a resolution that condemns real bigotry, rather than going after Rep. Ilhan Omar and her vision of a world free of racism and oppression.”
The hateful sentiment expressed by Israel’s Prime Ministers demonstrates the extent to which racism is entrenched and indeed normalized, in Israeli political culture.
Most nations have dealt with their fair share of institutionalized racism and bigotry, and Israel is no exception. However, when it comes to Israel, the volume of racism expressed by prominent political figures is both astounding and concerning. DAVID BEN-GURION: David Ben-Gurion was the first Prime Minister of the