Knesset

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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Refugees, not Infiltrators!   “You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23: 9) If you have not heard by now, about 30,000 African refugees (not migrants and not infiltrators) made a major protest ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Comoros
Jan 27th, 2013
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With the election of the first female Ethiopian Israeli Jew, Pnina Tamano-Shata, to the Knesset in last week’s polls, the community of more than 150,000 finally had their champion in parliament. It is something the minority had been hoping for, for decades, having suffered racist discrimination and a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 24th, 2013
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A female Ethiopian Jew, Pnina Tamano-Shata, was elected to Knesset yesterday as number 14 on the Yesh Atid Knesset list. She is the first Ethiopian woman to be elected to serve in the Knesset. Pnina Tamano-Shata First Female Ethiopian Jew Elected To Knesset Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A fem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 15th, 2012
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Amendments are meant to reduce number of migrants; foreign violators could get three months in jail, Israeli intermediaries a year. Photo: Ben Hartman The Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee on Monday approved for its second and third reading in the plenum two amendments that would lim...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 8th, 2012
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It isn’t pretty. Israel did what it could to keep the photographers away. It doesn’t play well against the history of Jews having to move from place to place, and encountering borders closed against them. Jewish officials have problems with their own population, ambivalent about providing...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Mar 11th, 2012
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By Joseph Puder In a democratic society like Israel, all citizens – Arabs, Jews, and others – are protected by the laws and have responsibilities as well.  A primary responsibility is loyalty to their state.  Arab-Israeli leaders obviously understand the “contract” that exists between the state and i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 26th, 2012
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“Tottenhams are on their way to Auschwitz,(Seig Heil,) Hitler’s going to gas them again.” On International Holocaust Day, I find it shocking that these offensive chants, accompanied by hissing in imitation of gas chambers, have become part of Britain’s football culture. Incred...