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    • Israeli
    • 16.12.12 | 23:53 (IST)

    I know because no-one that lives here would ever speak this way. Almost all Israelis leave primarily for financial reasons, they are mostly filled with shame because of this, and they hide it by telling sympathetic Jewish people abroad (who they themselves perhaps harbor feelings of missed opportunities that they never moved to Israel) that they left because of the "situation" and that they are "tired of it". I doubt anyone, apart from perhaps a few extreme leftists has ever left Israel because of the targeted assassinations.

    from the article: Bye, the beloved country - why almost 40 percent of Israelis are thinking of emigrating
    First published 01:42 15.12.12 | Last updated 01:42 15.12.12
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