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Aug 12, 2020

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You are still a new immigrant, you still have a heavy Russian accent.. you come form a culture that trained you in antisemitism. Calm down, you are now in Eretz Yisrael. Disconnect from the source from which you came.... stop attacking the Haredim... it is in their merit that you are at all alive. Shameful!

  -- Deputy Minister Yitzchak Cohen, directing his comments at MK Alex Kushnir (Yisrael Beyteynu) during a discussion in committee about the funding of yeshivot

There is plenty to fight about even just sticking to policy points. No need to make fun of his accent. Other MKs also criticized Cohen for attacking Kushnir for being a new immigrant with an accent as if he has no right to speak because of that...

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1 comment:

  1. For the record, he made aliyah twenty-eight years ago at the age of thirteen. He was an officer in Givati. Cohen should show his gratitude.


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