“No, Israel isn’t a country of privileged and powerful white Europeans”

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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 pieceREAD MORE

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