The photo, posted in September but surfacing now due to Dratwa’s new high profile, has led to accusations of racism — quickly countered by those pointing out that many Israelis and tourists upload similar photos from the Dead Sea’s mud baths (though perhaps not with captions as loaded as “Obama style”).
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