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November 27, 2012

Israeli faces ‘Obama’ blackface backlash

http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/israeli_faces_obama_blackface_backlash

Screenshot from Sacha Dratwa's Facebook page

Screenshot from Sacha Dratwa's Facebook page

One of the Israeli military's most visible spokesmen is under fire for a photo he posted on his Facebook page captioned "Obama style" in which his face is smeared with mud.

Sacha Dratwa posted the photo in late September, but since the furor he has restricted access to his account. A screengrab of the original post circulating online showed that it drew mixed reactions, with one commenter saying, "You know this is racist, yeah?"

Read more at news.yahoo.com.

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