Streisand - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Philip Davidovits
    • 03.02.11 | 14:24 (IST)

    So the Israelis can accept all the non-Jewish Russians that brought pork to Netanya but not someone that is without question a Jew from Birth. I happen to have a family tree with the Streisand family in it proving that he is Jewish. The main question is what is the minimum standard for allowing a Jew an automatic right to live in Israel. I would agree that Meir Lansky had the minimum and should have been allowed in . If you ask the orthodox they may say that you must observe the Sabbath and keep Kosher.I say if you have a Jewish mother you are Jewish.

    from the article: Israel refuses to let Barbra Streisand's cousin make aliyah
    First published 01:53 03.02.11 | Last updated 01:53 03.02.11
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