Beyond Netanyahu: On the collapse of the so-called Left

Many in the Israeli Left saw the recent election defeat as a danger to democracy. But if the Left wants to win elections, it needs to let go of its anti-Mizrahi fear-mongering and racism.

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Why Mizrahim don’t vote for the Left?

It is no wonder that Mizrahim vote for right-wing parties when the Ashkenazi-dominated Left has done everything in its power to exclude them. Want things to change? Start talking about Ashkenazi privilege

‘How can this monkey be talking about an ideology that developed in Europe?’

By Ron Cahlili (Translated from Hebrew by Orit Friedland) ‘We are progress and modernization, freedom and equality, ‘peace and love.’ And they, what are they?’ On the history of the painful relationship between the Israeli Left and Mizrahim. The common wisdom is that Mizrahim and the Left are like oil and water, and that the […]