Jewish mass emigration from Europe?

Netanyahu is welcoming European Jews with open arms. But is it just electioneering?

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Ottawa in 2012.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Thursday, 03/12/2015 6:34 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 03/12/2015 7:23 pm EDT

“We’re not waiting around here to die,” said Johan Dumas, one of the survivors of the siege at the kosher supermarket during the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack in Paris in January. He had hidden with others in a basement cold room as the Islamist gunman roamed overhead and killed four of the hostages. So, said Dumas, he was moving to Israel to be safe.

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