Despite Appeal, Black Hebrews Ordered to Leave Israel Within Two Weeks

The community is expected to appeal the decision, even after all the requests were reviewed individually and then rejected, Israel's Population Authority says

Almog Ben Zikri
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Israel's Population and Immigration Authority has rejected an appeal by 51 members of the Hebrew Israelites community against a deportation order they received last April, ordering them to leave Israel within 14 days. The mayor of Dimona, where many of them reside, has vowed to fight their deportation.

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