The orthodox should have the monopoly but US Jews should butt out - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Zionist forever
    • 12.07.10 | 08:32 (IDT)

    Personally I think if Israel truly wants to keep its jewish identity the there must be an orthodox monopoly on conversion. These US Jews though do not live in Israel, it's a domestic matter and they didn't elect Netanyahu or anybody else in Israeli politics. Their help and donations are much appreciated but they must accept some matters are internal Israeli politics which has no impact on the US Jews. We should though be more careful over who we let emigrate to Israela. We were taken for fools when hundreds of thousands non jewishs Russians moved here after communism and the government is still very lax on who moves here and then there is the illegal immigrants who we need to deport bfore their numbers start to grow and get out of hand and dilute the Jewish population further.

    from the article: Conversions bill sets Netanyahu on collision course with U.S. Jews
    First published 02:38 12.07.10 | Last updated 02:38 12.07.10
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