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    • zionist forever
    • 03.06.13 | 23:17 (IDT)

    Alliyah is probably one of Israel's greatest economic burdens considering between the various benefits and tax breaks olim get cost the states around $10,000 and I imagine if we banned alliyah taxes would be lower. Whilst though the Eritreans are are burden on state recourses same as olim are the difference is we want the olim and even if we didn't we cannot turn them away if they want to come because all Jews have a LEGAL RIGHT to make alliyah if they choose. This is why we have an endless stream of jewish migrants, not because they are any less a burden on the state but because they have a right to come as they are Jewish and we actually want them here the Eritreans are not wanted and they have non legal rights to be here

    from the article: Treating migrants in Israel like chattel
    First published 03:27 03.06.13 | Last updated 03:27 03.06.13
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