It certainly is the "former" Soviet Union - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Conroy
    • 28.12.09 | 04:35 (IST)

    Remember the bad old days when the communist Soviet Union barred most Jews from emigrating. One of their reasons was that they educated these Jews for free and now that want to leave. But the real reason was that it made communism and the Soviet Union look bad when their citizens chose to leave the "utopia" of socialism. Thank goodness those days are over.

    from the article: Immigration to Israel hits 16,244, highest jump in 10 years
    First published 01:13 28.12.09 | Last updated 02:50 28.12.09
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