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A welcome or a wall?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/a_welcome_or_a_wall_20100316

Oy! In the Knesset, there is an attempt to bar any non-Jew who ever visited Israel from claiming Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return, if they convert to Judaism subsequent to their visit. Apart from the obtuseness of jeopardizing ties with the vast majority of the Diaspora, precisely at a time when those links are more important than ever for Israel, there is the sheer insensitivity of such a move.

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