By Simon Rocker, February 5, 2009
The Israeli High Court has been asked to intervene on behalf of a black family from south London who have been waiting to go on aliyah for more than 18 months.
Israel’s Ministry of Interior has so far offered no explanation for delaying the emigration of Carl and Maleka Levy, and their five daughters.
The family, who converted under Reform auspices in the UK, had hoped to begin a new life in Ashkelon in August 2007.
Now the Israel Religious Action Centre has filed a petition on behalf of the Levys to the courts.