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The New Yorker Weighs in on the Avraham Burg Affair

By Daniel Treiman

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Avraham Burg

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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Shriber Wed. Jul 25, 2007

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 http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3429568,00.html

Shriber Wed. Jul 25, 2007

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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