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    • Dino
    • 09.08.10 | 17:26 (IDT)

    can Minister of Interior term the children of immigrants "illegal". Can this government have a heart just this once? These are children we are talking about. Children born in Israel. Children who for all intents and purposes have but one homeland: Israel. If they are born in Israel, are they not eligible for citizenship? It would be their right in any other country, but not in Israel it would seem. Besides, 1200 children will hardly upset Jewish majority in Israel. Who knows, many of them might even convert when they are older. But Mr. Yishai thinks that only people who think and believe like he does are entitled to live in Israel. Woe betide anyone who even dares to think and believe differently. Let alone have different skin color. This, ladies and gentlemen, is Mr. Eli Yishai, the man at the helm of Israel's Interior Ministry. The man who deems children illegal and dangerous to the State.

    from the article: Eli Yishai to foreign workers: Stop using children as human shields
    First published 14:17 09.08.10 | Last updated 15:01 09.08.10
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