I am an American and I agree with Ilan. Israel is an independent country which has absorbed nearly half the Jews of the world. The American and diaspora contribution was significant in the early years but today represents only a few percent of the GNP. But the most disturbing aspect of Diaspora behavior has been the refusal by diaspora Jews (French excepted) to visit Israel since the diaspora began. Had diaspora Jews had the courage to visit since 2000, they would have witnessed a people living vibrant lives under constant stress.
Netanyahu toured Gaza border with Ya'alon, Eisenkot and southern command chief (Haaretz)
from the article: What Sharon forgot to tell the Jews
Advocates for ultra-Orthodox victims say cultural prohibitions against reporting abuse to police remain strong in their communities, where extended families are often large and influential, and relationships are tightly knit.14:30 03.05.16 | 0 comments