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Israelis, You Are Scary

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08.04.2019

You are scary. Yes, you, Jewish Israelis. Particularly now, as we head into an election.

For you, the Center is someone who supports continued land theft, but not necessarily the expulsion of Palestinians. A legitimate candidate who could get your vote is someone who supports the expulsion of Arabs and the repeal of the minimum wage, but who also supports the legalization of cannabis.

For you, the Left is a tall Ashkenazi general who boasts of the thousands of Palestinians whom he has killed and who, when he thinks about a bloc of parties that would stand in the way of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection, doesn’t include the Arab parties. And the Center-Left are those who scream that Gaza has to be attacked because Netanyahu isn’t ordering it crushed.

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You are scary. In Givatayim and Bnei Brak, in Mishmar Ha’emek and Ofakim. In the cities, in collective moshavim and kibbutzim, whether you are religious, ex-religious or secular, Ashkenazi or Sephardi or “mixed,” you all provide soldiers and commanders, lawyers, architects, judges, bureaucrats in and out of uniform, undercover agents, guards at checkpoints and at the airport. You also provide contractors and developers of weapons and invasive surveillance technology. You are all an inseparable part of the people’s army, in and out of uniform, mobilized to crush the........

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