Soviet Jews Pushing Israelis into Territories
Shahak, Israel, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
The whole world, including the United States and the Soviet Union, is formally demanding that the Soviet Jews, now arriving in Israel in large numbers, not be settled in the occupied territories. In my opinion, however, this is not the major question, except as it pertains to their settling in East Jerusalem, which is proceeding very rapidly. Leaving aside the question of Jerusalem, what is important is how Jews will influence the settling of the territories by other Jews.
Soviet Jews coming to Israel are not actually settling in the territories and are not likely to settle there. This is because they constitute an urban group that is used to and prefers to live in big cities. …
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Publication information: Article title: Soviet Jews Pushing Israelis into Territories. Contributors: Shahak, Israel - Author. Magazine title: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Volume: IX. Issue: 3 Publication date: August 31, 1990. Page number: 26. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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