+972, August 5, 2016

Israelis board at plane departing Ben-Gurion Airport. (Illustrative photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90)

“Immigrating to Berlin was a choice to seek freedom from desperation.” Illustrative photo of Israelis boarding a plane departing Ben-Gurion Airport. (Moshe Shai/Flash90)

The immigration of young Israelis to Berlin is troubling “because it is precisely these young women and men who are needed in Israel,” explains veteran left-wing activist Uri Avnery in a recent Haaretz oped [....]

To this I reply: no thanks. I will not sacrifice my children’s future for a hopeless struggle.


from http://972mag.com/emigration-as-a-political-act/121168/