Settler addicts to State subsidy? Not the Old Yishuv - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Myer Rosen
    • 30.12.09 | 07:17 (IST)

    Aluf Benn ignores the ?old Yishuv? of the original religious, pre-Political Zionist aliyah which created Petach Tikva, Kfar Saba, the expansion of Jewish neighbourhoods in Jerusalem beyond the walls, and many other new Jewish settlements including Tel-Aviv itself. None of these were planned ?from above? and certainly not either by Baron Rothschild or the Political Zionists. After 1920, the Political Zionists were put in control by Britain and only allowed immigration and settlement that suited their purposes.

    from the article: Settlers are addicted to government money
    First published 01:28 30.12.09 | Last updated 17:08 30.12.09
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