Politicians slam Shas election ad as racist

09.01.2013                      27.Tewet. 5773

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Politicians slam Shas election ad as racist

Election ad casting aspersions on state conversion system accused of stereotyping immigrants from the former Soviet Union.

A Shas TV campaign commercial which casts aspersions on the state conversion system has been labelled as “racist” by several politicians.
In the ad, a tall blonde woman named Marina, who is speaking Hebrew with a thick Russian accent, punctuated with phrases in Russian, dials “star conversion” on a fax machine while standing under a wedding canopy with her fiancé….