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Great Moments in Cultural Appropriation Accusations: Palestinian Beards!

A palestinian Arab social media user has accused us of cultural appropriation:

The picture on the top left

is of an Israel supporter wearing a sudra – which they are claiming we appropriated from their keffiyeh (we didn’t).

The picture on the top right

seems to be a pro-Israel Instagram account created to counter this anti-Israel one.

The photo on the bottom left shows a young lady handing out sweets to an IDF soldier, following the elimination of a terrorist:

They are complaining we appropriated this idea from them, since they hand out sweets following terror attacks on civilians!

And of course, the photo on the bottom right represents their usual allegation that we appropriated their food (which apparently includes Matzah ball soup and bagels).

But perhaps the most ridiculous accusation of appropriation here was made by another Twitter user in response:

The only “palestinian beard” I can think of is this:

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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