“Who Is a Sephardi?”

David Ben-Gurion

Elie Eliachar


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This entry portrays racism and xenophobia encountered by Mizrahi Jews in Israel. The text provides insight into history; however, The Posen Library does not condone or promote oppression of any kind.

Haifa 1 Elul, 5724

August 9, 1964

To: His Excellency David Ben-Gurion

Sde Boker

Dear Sir,

From your letter of May 19, 1964, I understood that you wish to avoid a comprehensive discussion of the problems I presented to you [ . . . ], but first allow me to respond to the objections you raised in the aforementioned letter. [ . . . ]

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