Seeking asylum? No spirit of Geneva here
The jurist who taught Israeli officers to handle asylum claims says he's 'saddened' and 'embarrassed' at the way the system has turned out.
When Israel became one of the last democratic countries to launch a system to deal with asylum claims, in 2009, the international refugee expert who oversaw the initiative could not have predicted that his high hopes would turn slowly into disappointment.
Joel Moss, a former Canadian asylum judge who relocated permanently to Jerusalem four years ago to head the local Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society...