The first time I “met” Ayala Ben-Naftali was just before I was about to interview Hagai Amir. She posted the following picture on Amir’s wall, apparently a blessing she received before or after a certain celebration – I think it might have been her wedding.
Yigal Amir, Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin, and his wife Larisa. In the caption, Ayala writes: We received a blessing from a righteous man! (smiley face) With God’s help, next year you’ll come back home!”
But yesterday, I met up with Ayala again on Facebook. It was after she posted a four-picture photo album titled “Late night tour of the Tel Aviv Safari,” mainly pictures of Africans. One picture in particular caught a lot of attention, due to the caption she wrote.
I was pleasantly surprised to see a large majority of the comments condemning her remarks. I expected to see the usual racists slurs supporting this kind of venom. Especially on the wall of a woman who has shown support for the racist movement Lehava.
I presume that once racist Knesset Member Michael Ben-Ari (National Union) turns on his computer after Shabbat is out, he’ll give her some “well-deserved” backup.
The fantastic Israeli meme-masters didn’t waste much time on this one. Here are a few: