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In the words of Alanis Morissette…

November 24, 2016 23:01

Isn't this ironic?
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4076384,00.html
German passports are popular among Israelis.

Recent years have seen a surge in the number of offspring of Israelis of German descent applying for a passport. These figures are 10 times higher than the number of Israelis seeking citizenship in other European countries, like Poland of Romania.

The law allows Israelis whose original citizenship was revoked from them, their parents or their grandparents under Nazi laws to receive a German passport.

Despite the lenient preconditions, in the past Israelis felt uncomfortable possessing a German passport. More citizenship applications were filed with other countries, mainly Eastern European countries which joined or are slated to join the European Union.

But the past decade has seen a change: Israelis with German roots decided to seize the opportunity and become full-fledged Germans.

November 24, 2016 23:01

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