Far Right Israel, Explained | Plan to Change Law of Return Could Make Millions Ineligible for Aliyah

Demands by religious parties to cancel a clause in the Law of Return that allows the grandchildren of Jews to make aliyah would damage Israel’s relations with world Jewry, critics warn

Judy Maltz
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If the religious parties set to be in Israel’s next governing coalition have their way, nearly 3 million people with Jewish roots – the overwhelming majority of them from the United States – could lose their right to immigrate to Israel, new estimates on the size of the Jewish population show.

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