Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin taking their fight against racism to the streets increasingly these days. It is a younger, more militant generation of Ethipoian Jews who have had enough of discrimination and bigotry tossed their way in the so called Jewish State.
Now, I am not thrilled with states that are defined by a religious or ethnic or even a national grouping, but hey, if you are going to do the religion thing, uh, well, try not to be so overtly racist while your at it.
Have you ever noticed how ninety nine times out of a hundred race seems to trump everything else? If you haven't you just are not paying attention or you just don't want to.
What is happening in Israel is certainly not unique, in fact, it is really almost universal, but no one is getting a pass here.
You would think Israel had enough problems already, wouldn't you, what with those zany Palestinians always being a bother, and those wacky women trying to move to the front of the bus....
The article below comes from the Israel mainstream newspaper Haaretz.