We flew what the 1989 Soviet press branded a rodent flight. “Rats run for their lives when the ship is sinking,” the newspapers mused, “much like those of our citizens who have decided to abandon the Motherland when the country is going through difficult times.” The difficult times...
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Nearly one-third of respondents to a survey said they “seriously considered emigrating” from Europe because of anti-Semitism.
In the survey of 5,847 Jews from nine European Union member states, 29 percent said they considered emigrating in recent years because they did “not feel...
April 25, 2012 | 4:23 pm
Interviewing Israel’s President Shimon Peres in the April 4 issue of Time magazine, a correspondent quoted the often-cited number in suggesting that 1 million Israelis live outside their native country: “It’s not as if Jews are flocking there [to Israel]. What do these...
January 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
More than any other Israeli politician, Yossi Beilin has a knack for saying things that many other people are thinking but will not say, and he has just done it again.
This time the subject is emigration from Israel, which, he told Yediot Aharonot newspaper, is the inevitable result...