A popular Jewish singer received rapturous applause and cheers a when he used a derogatory racial slur to describe Barack Obama at a concert in Jerusalem.
Mordechai Ben David referred to the departing US president as a “kushi”.
The ancient Hebrew term originally described specifically Ethiopians, or at least black Africans of Ethopian origin.
However, it has since become a pejorative word to describe all black people.
Singer uses racial slur to describe Barack Obama at Israeli concert, gets rapturous applause https://t.co/GFty37zARz— The Independent (@Independent) 6 January 2017