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    • Evan Cohen
    • 19.06.14 | 12:28 (IDT)

    While the article might be interesting ideologically, it's actually an insult to anything remotely academic. "Scholars" speak of trends without presenting a single statistic. The readers might be interested to know that over the past decade, there has been a steady *decline* in the emigration from Israel, so if any trend is observable, it's one of less, rather than more, emigration. In addition, Israel has one of the lowest emigration rates in the OECD, while Germany, for example, has more emigration than immigration. In short, go ahead, preach all the ideological nonsense you like, but don't - please, please, please - call it "research", or those who perform it "scholars".

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