Wednesday September 3rd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Sephardi’

New Bill Attempts to Enshrine Western Values

New Bill Attempts to Enshrine Western Values

by Sagit Levi The Ministerial Law Committee is expected to discuss a piece of legislation on Sunday that would define "exclusion of women" as a criminal act. The bill, proposed by Member of Knesset Yitzhak "Buji" Herzog (Labor), is being criticized by political analysts as an attempt to enshrine Western values and cultural norms in the state [...]

WikiLeaks Exposes MK Herzog’s Bigotry

WikiLeaks Exposes MK Herzog’s Bigotry

by Sagit Levi According to a WikiLeaks cable released on Wednesday, Member of Knesset Yitzhak Herzog (Labor) called fellow Labor lawmaker and then-party head Amir Peretz an "inexperienced and aggressive Moroccan." The discriminatory remarks were allegedly make during a January 2006 meeting with United States diplomats. MK Herzog also told [...]