Diaspora Jews have no say in what goes on in Israel anymore than Catholics around the world have a say in what goes on at Vatican - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • zionist forever
    • 24.05.13 | 12:21 (IDT)

    The diaspora Jews are more than welcome to make alliyah it is their right under the law of return but unless they actually do it and earn the right to vote Israeli government policy making is non of their business whatsoever. If the Israeli government wants to build settlements or not give into palestinians on other issues then like all individuals they have the right to criticise or praise but what they do not have right to do is try and influence government policy because its Israeli voters who put the government in power and its Israeli voters who will either keep in power or kick out the government on election day without any sort of political input from diaspora Jews. Unelected foreign lobbyists who spend money to change government policies should be banned because nobody in Israel ever voted for them so what right do they have to try and change policy, just being Jewish is not enough.

    from the article: Why is no Israeli minister in charge of relations with Diaspora Jews?
    First published 01:50 23.05.13 | Last updated 01:50 23.05.13
Haaretz Headlines
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.

'Ownership issues with Hebron houses prevent settlers return'

Ya'alon meets with settler leaders, says eviction from contested property could have been avoided had the correct paperwork been filed.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, on January 31, 201

Netanyahu, coalition heads agree to push bill that could suspend Arab MKs

Netanyahu, coalition heads agree to advance bill that could suspend Israeli Arab MKs

Mohammed Emwazi, or 'Jihadi John,' in a video from February 2015.
ISIS 'Beatle' identified as Brit who joined a Gaza flotilla

Alexanda Kotey sailed with British MP Galloway on a convoy to Gaza before he joined the infamous ISIS cell with 'Jihadi John,' Washington Post and BuzzFeed News reveal.

19:39 07.02.16 | 0 comments
Peyton Manning, left, and Cam Newton are set to face off in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.
Rabbis' wager gives Super Bowl 50 a Jewish twist

Rabbi Judith Schindler of Charlotte's Temple Beth El and Rabbi Joe Black of Denver's Temple Emanuel devise wager will see both communities donate to charity, no matter if Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos emerge victorious.

22:39 07.02.16 | 0 comments