who were kicked out of or fled the Arab/Muslim countries of the region in response to violence, intimidation and threats and settled in tent camps in Israel until Israel integrated them. Half of Jewish Israelis come from other places. Only a minority speak Russian. Last time I checked, 25% of the members of the Knesset spoke Arabic.
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from the article: Russian tourists flock to Tel Aviv instead of vacationing in Europe