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    • e l pratt
    • 19.10.10 | 04:50 (IST)

    All emigres should have to swear or affirm an oath of loyalty to Israel before their citizenship is finalized. Those who won't should be given a green card that will allow them to stay for 7 years and work and drive and hold jobs and be taxed to help defray the costs of their health benefits. At the end of the seven year tenure they should be asked to make the oath of loyalty; if they refuse, then they should be deported. That goes for Jews, arabs, muslims, Christians, druze, whoever. Treat them all exactly the same. Only children born to natural Israeli citizens or to naturalized Israeli citizens should automatically receive Israeli citizenship.

    from the article: Netanyahu wants loyalty oath bill to include Jews as well
    First published 21:21 18.10.10 | Last updated 21:21 18.10.10
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