I happened upon this video on YouTube.
It is one of a series where the interviewer asks Israelis, and even Palestinians, questions that are frequently asked of Israel, and usually in a negative way.
This video deals with the question: Minorities: Do you feel discrimination in Israel?
It’s very revealing. The interviewer asks Ethiopians, Druze, a ‘Messianic’ Jew, a Japanese, an Indian and others.
Listen carefully to their responses. Many have gripes. They are ISRAELIS! What do you expect. But the impression I have is that there is racism, discrimination, suspicion and a lot of bureaucracy.
Er, sound like any country you know? Maybe the one you are living in right now.
The overwhelming impression I had was from so many people of so many backgrounds that faced no day-to-day discrimination, racism or abuse. This sounded like a country that was unique in the Middle East, maybe in the whole of Asia. A country considerably less racist than many European countries.
Here it is: