Who Gets to Speak for Mizrahi Jews?
by Hen Mazzig
May 24, 2019
Earlier this month, I wrote an op-ed in The Los Angeles Times titled “No, Israel isn’t a country of privileged and powerful white Europeans.” I speak from experience: I am neither white, nor European—my grandparents came to Israel from Iraq and North Africa. And, as a gay man, I don’t feel particularly privileged, either. Marc Lamont Hill, a political commentator and professor of media studies and urban education at Temple University, did not like my piece…READ MORE