Apartheid Without Shame or Guilt: We're Racists, So Nu?

Abby Zimet

Exposing perhaps in some definitive way the lie of Israeli democracy, the findings of a new poll published in Haaretz show that a majority of Israeli Jews believe Israel practices apartheid in the West Bank, and are fine with that reality. More: Almost half of Jews polled want the state to treat Jewish citizens better than Arab ones; three-quarters want roads dividing Israelis from Palestinians in the West Bank; 59% want preferential treatment over Arabs to get ministerial jobs; 42% don't want to live in the same building or have their kids in the same classroom as Arabs; a third don't want Palestinian citizens to be able to vote and 69% don't think Palestinians in the West Bank should get to vote if it's annexed by Israel. Much more, all appalling. Though to Israeli Arabs, unsurprising.

"A Matter of Habit," banned by the IDF, has gone viral.

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