Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 4 comments
'...which means the population would have been greater by about 14 percent if it weren't for the procedure. ' This would only be true if all the Palestinians who left would have returned if only they could have returned. Given that the procedure only went into effect if a Palestinian left and let his permit lapse, I doubt if that was the case. I'm no friend of Israel, but I imagine most of the Palestinians in question didn't WANT to return. Maybe divide that number by four?