Quotation from David Ben Gurion “I doubt if there is any Jewish community which has more thieves than the Polish ones” — Jul. 13 1949

During a session of the "Knesset Committee for the Constitution, Law and Justice", he called Moroccan Jews "savages", but soon recovered as follows.

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" They tell me that there are thieves among them. I am a Polish Jew, and I doubt if there is any Jewish community which has more thieves than the Polish ones. "

Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, 13/7/49, Ben Gurion Estate, Quoted by Tom Segev, 1949, The First Israelis , Owl Books, 199, p. 157.

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