Egyptian TV’s Mixed Message

Writing for Tablet, Joseph Braude takes note of the anti-Semitic nature of some Egyptian television shows during Ramadan. The Anti-Defamation League has claimed that one program mocks “Israelis and Jews for their ‘frugalness’ and includes expressions of support for terrorism against Israel.” However, Braude points out that “repeated depictions of Israeli esteem for Egypt have the additional effect of taking the edge off the ugliness that is also on display.”

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