...all depending on your definition of "it's own people" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Andreas
    • 20.06.10 | 18:54 (IDT)

    You seem to forget a little detail: Germany is making amends for a racist ideology carried out in the German name (and mostly by Germans) some time ago. Israel, on the contrary, is using double standards: Jews from all over the world are considered "it's own people", while native Jerusalemites can forfeit their citizenship status very easily if they happen not to match the ruling majority's definition of "our own people". Right wing Israelis are in fact very envious of the fact that a great number of Russian Jews prefer Germany as they would rather have them contribute to their Jewish demographic policy in Israel.

    from the article: Palestinian Jerusalemites go work abroad and get residency revoked upon return
    First published 01:45 20.06.10 | Last updated 01:45 20.06.10
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