Israel is just like Japan in Immigration Policy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen Shayes
    • 28.11.09 | 12:33 (IST)

    There is nothing strange or unique in Israeli laws that prefer the Jews as immigrants. The same laws exist in Japan and a number of other countries. In Japan, a person of Japanese ancestry is given preference as to resident visas and citizenship. Hence, the Law of Return is both a necessary and widespread phenomenon.

    from the article: Shlomo Sand's 'The Invention of the Jewish People' is a success for Israel
    First published 15:30 27.11.09 | Last updated 15:42 27.11.09
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