ISRAEL PLANS TO ATTRACT MORE FRENCH JEWS TO ITS COLONIES

         Jerusalem, 26 Shafar 1435/29 December 2013 (MINA) – (Israel) is set to announce a three-year plan aimed at bringing more French Jews to it, the Ma’ariv daily reported.

        The move would start with recognizing French diplomas for medical professionals and tax consultants, an Israeli official told the daily.

        “The government has decided in principle to increase funding for facilitating the arrival of new immigrants from France,” said the official, ALRAY, Palestinian Media Agency quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

         “More than 3,000 French Jews will have moved to Israel by year’s end, an annual tally reached only four times in the past, most recently in 2005,” the Israeli daily added.

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         “In addition to recognizing more diplomas from France, the ministry plans to offer special assistance for French Jews with job placement, housing and education needs for children,” Ma’ariv reported.

          Jewish immigration to Palestine originally started in 1898, when the First Zionist Congress convened with planning to an annual two hundreds of settlers to Palestine.

          Israel has been long working to preserve a Jewish demographic majority in Palestine. That was though laws encouraging immigration (Aliyah) to Palestine like law of return and through ethnic cleansing.

          In May 1948, the Jews in Palestine numbered 649,600 people. Fast-forward to 1971, the number reached 2,662,000 Jews. In 1985, there were 3,517,200 Jews, while in 200, the Jewish population reached 5,025,010.

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          In 1948, Zionist militias and terrorist gangs forced out around 750,000 Palestinians, 80% of whom were driven to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, while the remaining fled to neighboring countries such as Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Iraq. (T/P015/E1)

Miraj Islamic News Agency (MINA)

 

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