Eilat parents: We don't want Sudanese in our schools
Meir Ohayon
Published: 21.08.12, 14:56
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1. Maybe classes for illegals only?
Big bad Jew ,   United States   (08.21.12)
Would separation be an answer to this problem? If the parent can't work and the child can't study maybe returning home is the best option.?
2. If parents accept LEGAL immigrants..
ORA ,   JERUSALEM   (08.21.12)
in their school,they are not racists. Parents are in their right if they don t want these illegals to be dumped into their children s school.Which must be a safe place.
3. Intention?
Patlippe ,   US   (08.21.12)
It's simply racist !
4. They may go back?
If they are looking for a better economic life, then get out of Israel. If someone is out to kill you in Sudan, then stay. Apparently if going back is an option, it should be the ONLY option
5. Imagine the outcry if say
Ivor Evenbiggergun   (08.21.12)
a school in London decided that it would bar Jews from it's roll. There would be merry hell, Sarah B would be demanding that Netanyahu should nuke London
6. simple solution
Move Sudanese llegals and their children to anywhere that voted more than 70% Leftist like Ramat Aviv, Herzliya Pituach and Ramat Hasharon.
7. many queitions pops here, few of them r:
ghostq   (08.21.12)
y ashkar doesn't help the sudanese himself? how much money he earn from taking care of the sudanese? Eilat is mostley hotels city, how many immigrants there is in a city that based on tourism? y the parents r not being interviewd? what is the ratio for lockal population compare immigrants?
8. Jewish values
Emma ,   London   (08.21.12)
These people are human beings and deserve to be treated with dignity. As Jews, we are commanded to treat the stranger who lives amongst as we treat our own. They can be an asset to the country if you allow them to be (make them into Olympic athletes as every other country does!)
9. Ora , school not safe with Sudanese children ?
Charles ,   Petach Tikva   (08.21.12)
Illegal chidren criminals ?
10. Shame on you
bill ,   skokie il usa   (08.21.12)
Her son Dabul adds: "It's very hurtful that we are treated this way, it's racism...I want to go to school with everyone not feel like a dog." How can people treat innocent children this way? Is this what God has taught you? No! No! No! Shame on you again and again and again!
11. Ivor , 5 . Jews in London are NOT illegals
Charles ,   Petach Tikva   (08.21.12)
A big difference , or not ?
12. Ora , not smart
Charles ,   Petach Tikva   (08.21.12)
Illegal children = unsafe . Legal immigrants are OK . what's the difference if they are both of the same origin ?
13. To: No. 5
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (08.21.12)
Hardly. But public school classrooms must operate at the level of the slowest child. These children do not even speak Hebrew. Why hold back the other children's progress simply because some leftists in Tel Aviv -- whose children attend schools that do not have Sudanese illegal migrant children -- decide that integrating these non-Hebrew speakers is the "democratic thing to do." I have a much better idea -- ship these illegal migrant families to North Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Ramat Aviv and Kfar Shmariyahu and let the leftist loonies put their tax dollars and children's education where their mouths are. By the way, very few Jews in London attend public school. Too much riff-raff.
14. Feel free to suffer there
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (08.21.12)
I guess if she's willing to go back, her life is not in danger after all. Tsk, tsk! Lied on her application for asylum, eh? And if she isn't working, who is paying to keep the roof over her head and food on her table? I already know that there are many homeless Jews, while this ungrateful wretch has a home. I certainly hope that no Jews are going hungry while she and her family are well-fed, at the taxpayers' expense. If that is racist -- so be it. Israel must look after its own before we start worrying about the flotsam and jetsam from other countries who claim they cannot go back to their homes and then promptly threaten to do precisely that when their demands aren't met. No one invited her, and no one is forcing her to stay; that's for certain.
15. Throw them out..period..they have no business being in the
Al   (08.21.12)
country. What the hell is wrong with you petz? This has nothing to do with race. Throw them out...they are illegals and they have no rights. You will end up losing your own country.
16. 9 Charles, apples don t fall ...
ORA ,   JERUSALEM   (08.21.12)
far from the tree. Israelis don t want to live in the same neighbourhoods as the illegals,because they are scared.
17. school for everyone !!!
patrick a.hammel ,   zematt,switzerland   (08.21.12)
what are the israeli parents afraid of? maybe they are afraid that african kids will get better scores than their own? just look at the oecd figures concerning the level of education of schools in israel nowadays and you will conclude that those parents protesting need to be sent back to school as well !!! shame on you !
18. 16 , Ora
Charles ,   Petach Tikjva   (08.21.12)
we are talking about SCHOOLS
19. Patric,your Switzeland forbade minarets and expels even
ab   (08.21.12)
those born in Switzerland if the commit crime and have no Swiss citizenship.Address that.But you're welcome to take these 60.000 Sudanesto your beatiful Alps .What are you afraid of ? That Swiss children would show themselves dumber than the Sudanese ones ?
20. Sarah , 14 . They can't apply for asylum
Charles ,   Petach Tikva   (08.21.12)
Israel is the SECOND country . They could apply for asylum in Egypt . Israel can of course accept them , or some of them , but is not obliged to do it .
21. 18 Charles,Can you forbid these ...
ORA ,   JERUSALEM   (08.21.12)
parents to enter the school,to fetch their children or to talk to the teachers? Many of these parents are not to be trusted,if what we read in the papers is true. Is it racist to demand ZERO risk for our children?
22. 12 Charles,that s smart !
ORA ,   JERUSALEM   (08.21.12)
They should be interviewed by psychologues before being accepted in Israel.And at the first misbehaviour ,out of the country !
23. Don´t twist the facts
Arad ,   Arad   (08.21.12)
The issue here is not the ethnic background but the FACT they ARE ILLEGALY here. It dosen´t matter if the came from Europe, America, Asia or Africa: THEY ARE ILLEGAL
24. #17 is a hypocrite!!!!
Mitchell Cohen ,   Gush Etzion, Israel   (08.21.12)
I feel for the children of these illegal immigrants. They did not choose to migrate here and cannot be blamed for their parents' choices. They need to be treated as no less than human beings while there are here. That being said, #17 from Switzerland is the biggest hypocrite!!!! I spent a week in Switzerland and guess what?!?! NO foreigners are allowed in Switzerland. NONE Guess who cleans the streets in Switzerland? The Swiss!!!! Guess who works on construction sites? The Swiss!!!! Guess who, in Switzerland, does all the other jobs that foreigners in Israel do? The Swiss!!!! Migrants are simply NOT allowed in Switzerland. Simple as that!!!! So please, #17, stop preaching to us as from your holier than thou perch....
25. Take asylum seekers to your OWN home!
Yasha ,   Ridgewood, USA   (08.21.12)
Let each israely judge and Orit Rabin from the ASSAF take some asylum seekers to their own homes and hire private teachers for their children. Nobody would be worried and everybody would be happy..
26. Time to go home.
Sam M ,   UK   (08.21.12)
Allowing the children of illegal immigrants to start school is just the thin end of the wedge and merely the first step to legitimising their presence in Israel. The left/wing liberal lobby will try to make Israelis feel guilty for the perfectly reasonable assumption that if people enter the country illegally they should be returned to their country of origin and not rewarded with eventual citizenship which is a bygone conclusion once they're allowed to remain for any length of time and their kids integrate into the community. In any case Israel can provide generous assistance to friendly nations like South Sudan through it's foreign aid programme. The fact is that the majority of illegals are economic migrants and will tell any tall story to stay in Israel on 'human rights grounds'. Most illegals can be safely deported and only need to be rounded up once the Israeli authorities have the guts to do so. Emotive terms like 'I want to go to school with everyone not feel like a dog." And false accusations of 'racism' just show the chutzpah of these people with their sense of entitlement to swamp Israeli towns and cities against the wishes of the vast majority of residents.
27. #13, Sarah B - A million Russians who immigrated to Israel
A Bethlehmite   (08.21.12)
didn't speak a word of Hebrew. Yet the schools absorbed them. The number of immigrants are much smaller. To this day there are guys in the idf that don't speak proper Hebrew. So your rational does not add up. Try another one. And why are they still called illegal when the he Interior Ministry gave them permission to stay; i.e. now they are legal.
stud ham   (08.21.12)
this is a cancer spreading throughout israel and resting in such figures as yishai and his cohorts. and now it is being evidenced in eilat. israel must rid itself of this cancer before it destroys the soul and spirit of the state.
29. Deport these African illegals already!
Phoenix ,   Israel   (08.21.12)
They have no right what so ever to our land and to our services. They are invaders! Deport them all or just throw them all back to the border with Egypt and let the Egyptians to take care of their deportation to their countries.
30. To nr 27 - They are not Russians - they are Jews
Alexander ,   Tel Aviv, Israel   (08.21.12)
Israel absorbed 1 million Jews from Russia - they were foreigners and an ethnic minority themselves in Russia. Yes Israel absorbed them into our country because they are Jews and they were/are legal immigrants. Our country is their country too since the Russian Jews are our fellow Jewish/Israeli countrymen - unlike Arabs and Africans. They belong in Israel as much as all other Jews. Israel is the ancient homeland of the Jewish people and Russian Jews are no Russians but Jews - belonging to a people that originated in Israel in the Middle East. Had you bothered to study history you would know that Jews didn't come from Europe to the Middle East but from the Middle East to Europe. "European" Jews have merely returned to their Mid Eastern geographical place of origins where the Jewish/Israelite people came from - meaning Israel. Non Jews in general and Arabs in particular don't belong in Israel. Why should Africans flood Israel and destroy our country demographically and why should Arab squatters such as yourself emanating primarily from Jordan and the Hejaz region in Saudi Arabia, live in an ancient Jewish/Israelite city such as Betlehem? Betlemen is an ancient Israelite/Jewish city - not an Arab/Moslem city. Both you and the Africans should pack their bags and leave. If you won't, we will help you. The law of return says that Jews can return to Israel. Israel is not the only country with a law of return. Germany, Poland, Russia, India etc have laws of return for their ethnic groups too. The vast majority of the 60.000 Africans in our country are illegal. It is racist to give Africans an exemption from their legal duties because of the color of their skin. If Israel would treat blonde and blue eyed northern Europeans this way, nobody would say anything.
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