posted on 12/09/2009 2:33:16 AM PST
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posted on 12/09/2009 2:35:41 AM PST
Well frankly its a step up from the American practice at Ellis Island of telling the sick or handicapped to turn around and go home.
At the time, Israel was in dire need of able bodied citizens to help defend their small country. Allowing people in who were in need of care would have added to a burden they could barely maintain.
posted on 12/09/2009 3:47:53 AM PST
by Dixie Yooper
How would a disabled Jew survive in Israel circa 1958?
GOLDA MEIER’S COMMON SENSE. I WISH OBAMA HAD ONE.
posted on 12/09/2009 4:14:43 AM PST
( Nature tells us to take a conservative stance.)
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