New Yorker editor David Remnick revisits last month’s Avraham Burg brouhaha in a characteristically judicious and thoughtful dispatch from Israel.
The full New Yorker article is here.
Hat tip: Jewschool.
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French Jews on arrival in Israel say:
"'In France I was worried, in Israel I feel safe'"
"Two planes carrying 600 new immigrants from France land at Ben-Gurion Airport, marking biggest aliyah event since beginning of year. More than 3,000 olim expected to arrive from France by end of 2007"
Yael Branovsky Published: 07.25.07, 09:36 / Israel Jewish Scene
Great, one Israeli Mr. Burg moves to France and it's a big "affair."
800 French Jews just mmoved to Israel and no American paper including the Forward bothered to mention it.
This year it's expected that a total of 3000 French Jews will move to Israel. Many other Jews will move to the US.
Is it possible that these French Jews know something that Burg doesn't?
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