PM Binyamin Netanyahu declared the problems of human trafficking & illegal immigration “have been solved.”
At an annual event discussing ways to end human trafficking, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declared that the problem of illegal immigration into Israel “has been solved.” With no more than a few dozen illegals managing to get into Israel in recent months, Netanyahu said that for all intents and purposes, his government had managed to put an end to illegal immigration, and with it, the problem of human trafficking.
At the ceremony celebrating the end of human trafficking in Israel
“Human trafficking, human torture, and murder of children were phenomena that accompanied the parade of illegals that entered the country. Continue Reading »
The number of Israelis leaving home for the Diaspora declined to a 40-year low, & many “yordim” (emigrants) – are returning Home.
The number of Israelis leaving home for the Diaspora declined to a 40-year low, and many “yordim” – emigrants – are returning.
The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) released data for 2010, the latest period available, and said that the number of Israelis who left the country to live elsewhere was 15,600, 300 fewer than in 2009. Most of the emigrants are from Europe, and only 23 percent are American.
After taking into account new immigrants, the figure for net emigration was only 5,400, which is slightly more than in 2009. Continue Reading »