MK Ahmad Tibi used graphic language—as he has been known to do—in attacking Likud-Beiteinu MK Yariv Levin.
During a debate at the Knesset The Labor and Social Affairs committee, MK Tibi told MK Levin that he is “a racist who urinates off the diving board.”
The committee was debating a bill proposed by Levin, which would award special benefits to veterans of the IDF and of other national services.
In 2002, Tibi called Chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz a “fascist who is responsible for murder.” In 2008, he called Jewish settlers “two-legged animals.”
In comparison, being called a racist who’s doing his business above a swimming pool is not so bad…Yori Yanover
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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