There were over 4500 Olim from North America this past year. There were just over 2000 Issaelis who emigrated to the USA this year. This is a first and perhaps reversal of a trend. There tend of thousands of TS expats in Israel.
MK Amir Peretz tells Hatnua Leader Livni he intends to return to Labor Party (Haaretz)
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