Rachel Shabi

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Rachel Shabi, Haggai Matar and Paul Mason came to Jewish Book Week to examine the new ways protest movements are created and to consider the impact of this social justice movement both locally and globally.

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2009

Sunday, 22 February 2009

That tensions exist within Israeli society is not headline news. However, in her original book, Rachel Shabi steers away from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Instead, she turns her gaze on the complexities within Jewish society and the bitterness that many Sephardi or Mizrahi Jews, originally from Arab countries, experience towards Ashkenazi Jews of European origin, tracing it back to the early days of the newly created state.

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