Oh yes we can-can
Uprooted: How 3,000 Years of Jewish Civilisation in the Arab World Vanished Overnight, described how a knowledge of the experience of Mizrachi Jews — Jews primarily from the Middle East and North Africa — may help the Labour leader. “It would certainly enhance the prospects for peace if he were to have a less lopsided and negative view of the Jews and Israel.”
Ms Julius cited, for example, the widespread belief on the far-left that Israel “is a white, colonial settler state.”
In fact, she said, “half the Jews of Israel are so-called ‘people of colour’ — they have their roots in Arab lands.
She added: “The Jews from Arab countries could have told both Corbyn and Livingstone that the Ha’avara Agreement was not evidence of collaboration between Zionists and Nazis, but that it was a desperate measure to save Jews.”
Participants in the havdalah party following the pre-festival Shabbaton