Israel Owes Diaspora Nothing - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jason
    • 13.04.05 | 17:21 (IDT)

    The statement " Israel Owes Diaspora Nothing" is sadly similar to the Israeli question " why did you make Aliyah - isn't it better in America". Both are ignorant statements a result of a poor education system in Israel. In answer to the first statement- there would be no Israel today without the Diaspora Jewish money, manpower, and political support. Second- with the ever decreasing size of Israel- you should thank Diaspora Jews for helping all the Israelis settle back in the Diaspora. And in answer to the question "why did I make Aliyah" I did it in spite of the Israelis because this is my Jewish homeland and birthright. I do not want to live in a minority, and you are welcome to leave Israel like so many Israelis and let Diaspora Jews take your place.

    from the article: What Sharon forgot to tell the Jews
    First published 00:00 13.04.05 | Last updated 00:00 13.04.05
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