The founding fathers of the state of Israel dreamt of building a society united by the bond of the Jewish faith – a dream now shattered. Israel, the nation renowned for its dynamic economy and aspirations encouraging aliyah, bringing Jews back to the Holy Land and uniting them, can now be seen to have its limits, for example in outlying and poorer districts in the country. Unemployment, violence, ethnic discrimination and drugs are divisive forces in Israeli society. Israeli Arabs as well as more recent Jewish migrants from North Africa, Russia and Ethiopia have not all become part of the melting pot of the Holy Land. Israel, as a nation with a population of 7 million, must now face up to the challenge of integrating all citizens.
United we were strong
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