Ukrainian Widows Keep Getting Barred From Israel Despite Court Ruling

The Interior Ministry is 'threatening one of the basic tenets of democracy' by ignoring previous rulings and denying widows and widowers of those eligible for aliyah Israeli citizenship, advocate says

Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz

Anna (not her real name) moved to Israel a month ago from war-torn Ukraine. She arrived together with her adolescent son, her in-laws and her brother-in-law. Her husband had died more than a decade ago, just a few years after they married. Ever since, this young widow (now in her mid-thirties) has been living with his family.

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