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    • Herzl inbar
    • 20.02.13 | 14:14 (IST)

    The approach of. Israelí governments and institutions toward Jewish communities worldwide was always instrumental: the communities as a source for "Allyah"' , financical donations and political support. The necessities , constrains and desires of the communities were always ignored, unless they coincided with Israeli needs. The Zygier affair is only an extreme manifestation of this approach, that was probably justified during the first stages of the state but certainly not during the last decades .

    from the article: For Australian Jews, the Zygier affair is the nightmare that occurs when two worlds collide
    First published 00:28 19.02.13 | Last updated 00:28 19.02.13
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