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    • 18.09.07 | 20:54 (IST)

    what is this talk about good immigrants and bad immigrants? The Yemeni Jews came to Israel out of fear of their life in their host country! And now they have to go back? Maybe the background they come from is not readily suitable to adjust to a modern life in Israel. But in this case, the govt has more responsibility than to just hand over an absorption package!!! The individuals who are denigrating them in this talkback has a responsibility to help them settle in Israel. They are human after all. They are afraid that they will be forced to beg on the streets and rather than to face unknown misfortunes go back to known ones. This is a shameful travesty on the part of the govt and for responsible citizens of Israel. People get out of your elitist immigrant bandwagons and help these Jews stay and settle in Israel.

    from the article: Broken dreams
    First published 00:00 17.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.09.07
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