Israeli Government to Refugees: Go Back to Africa or Go to Prison

William Booth, Washington Post, May 14, 2015

As Europe struggles to stem a spring flood of migrants from Africa and the Middle East trying to cross a deadly Mediterranean Sea, Israel has begun to toughen its stance toward refugees, telling unwanted Africans here they must leave now or face an indefinite stay in prison.

Israeli authorities are sending letters to the first of 45,000 Eritrean and Sudanese refugees, informing them they have 30 days to accept Israel’s offer of $3,500 in cash and a one-way ticket home or to an unnamed third country in Africa, or face incarceration at Saharonim prison.

Israeli leaders have proclaimed that their tough approach–building a fence along the country’s border, denying work permits for illegal migrants, forcing them into a detention center in the desert–may ultimately save lives by dissuading migrants from attempting a perilous journey. Critics of the Israeli policy counter that a country built by refugees should be more accepting of those fleeing war, poverty and oppression.

But these days, even liberal Europe is considering a more muscular approach. The European Union began a push Monday for U.N. authorization to deploy military force in the Mediterranean to stop migrant smuggling ships.

The new measures to press the Africans to leave Israel come at a time of heightened fear among the refugees, who were stunned last month by a widely circulated video allegedly showing three Eritreans who left Israel killed by Islamic State militants in Libya. Friends and relatives said they had traveled there in a bid to reach Europe.


Before Israel began cracking down on African migrants a few years ago, the Africans were highly visible in bustling cities, working in kitchens and doing menial labor. There are still neighborhoods in south Tel Aviv filled with Africans. Many Israelis complained they were being “invaded.”

Israel is a nation built by Jewish refugees, and those with Jewish ancestry are encouraged, even courted, to move here and provided wide-ranging assistance. A million Russian speakers came in the 1990s, and Jews from Ethi­o­pia continue to arrive each month.

But fearful that a wave of impoverished Africans, mostly Muslims from Sudan and Christians from Eritrea, would overwhelm the Jewish nature of the state, Israel spent more than $350 million to build a 140-mile fence along its entire border with Egypt. Undocumented migrants to Israel are called “infiltrators” by the Israeli government.

The steel barrier, completed in 2013, stopped illegal entry cold: More than 10,000 Africans arrived in 2012; today almost no one attempts the trip.


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  • Hmm, free in Africa or imprisoned in Israel.

    I think they’ll take their chances with the latter.

    • Alexandra1973

      I wonder how Israeli prisons are compared to our own? If they’re anything like Sheriff Joe’s Tent City, who knows…?

      • IstvanIN

        Having seen pictures of African cities, the Israeli prisons would be better.

        • GeneticsareDestiny

          Yeah, at least in an Israeli prison they’ll get three meals per day, clean water, and a reasonable place to sleep. That’s more than can be said for many parts of Africa.

          • IBWHITE

            Yes, three hots, a cot and, a warm place to squat with all the generic women you can lay with. That’s paradise compared to what they’ve created in their home country.

          • I read an article just yesterday indicating one out of seven people on the planet still lives without electricity in their homes. I was really surprised to find that so many people have electricity now, must be most of what we used to think of as third world is second world now. Not good because we’re building up their infrastructure as their dragging us down genetically. We’re all becoming a sort of mahogany stew. I wonder who’s the chef.

          • IBWHITE

            I would have never guessed that Augur. As far as the “Chef” comment goes – whats’ the old saying “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you’re not allowed to criticize.” -Voltaire

        • AFlaVet

          “Cities”? Mud huts are cities?

          • InAFreeCountry

            I guess if there are enough of them, and they are close enough together.

      • Chip Carver

        Do you think the Israelis would back the US if such policies were instigated here with third world interlopers?

        Yes, the laughter is audible.

        • DaveMed

          I doubt that they would actually care.

          The reality is that Israel benefits more from a White America than it will as America becomes more “diverse.”

        • Spikeygrrl

          YES they would back us.

          • LackawannaErie

            Lying neocon troll.

    • nordicman

      I say take all the Africans, Arabs in Europe (or in route to Europe), import and turn them all to Israel. Afterall, they’re the ones who opened white nations to these animals.

  • Caesar Avgvstvs

    Now if only the US government would stand up to our own homegrown kaffirs and tell them to go back to Africa every time they whine and moan about how the white man keeps them down…

    • Sue

      Because it isn’t our “elected” officials that run the show. It’s somethin’ else.

      • phillyguy

        the Cherokees ?

        • Sue


      • Speedy Steve

        Scotsmen? Eskimos? Khazars?

      • Spikeygrrl

        Find somewhere else to spew your sneaky anti-Semitism.

        • Sue

          A big assumption. Find somewhere else to spew your accusations.

          • Spikeygrrl

            OK. I’ll spew them at you, instead.

          • Sue

            Not surprised.

          • Spikeygrrl

            Anti-Semitism is inexcusable, and I will continue to call out you and all small-minded bullies like you until the day I die.

          • Sue

            I believe our government is not for the people. They are bought and paid for by billionaires whomever they might be. They don’t have to be any particular people. You may not tell me what I think or what I meant.

          • LackawannaErie

            You have no place here. Go away, neocon troll.

  • MekongDelta69

    And we will do this in what century?

    • Cthulhu Loathes You

      Unfortunately we have no where to send them. At this point they are culturally linked to this country by many generations. Even great-grandma at the ripe old age of 49 has an established lineage. They’ve already taken over Detroit, maybe we can start putting them there?

    • mgs166

      When those who actually run the show here in America have been “displaced” shall we say.

      • Malgus

        Probably a moot point. We won’t last that long. I give us 10 years. 15 tops.

        Economic implosion will most likely be the cause. We’re doing the exact same thing that others did – Zimbabwe, Russia, Argentina, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Scotland, the EU, more… – but somehow we think we’re immune because “MURKA!” and the rules don’t apply.

        The Fed’s “big fix” last time was to reduce interest rates to zero and flood the insolvent banks with cash. What’s their fix going to be in the future? Lower the interest rates to zero zero? Absolute zero? We-really-mean-it-this-time zero? The Fed is a one-trick pony, and they’ve done their trick.

        Whatever the catalyst, the US as it currently exists, probably won’t survive it intact… things will continue, until they cannot.

    • ZenSouth

      We are looking at a South Africa scenario playing out here in America. It’s unavoidable due to so many brain dead whites that are just unreachable or that can see the truth but refuse to take off the rose colored glasses.

  • Deacon Blue

    To the WN’s who think we can learn nothing from Jews in Israel: What is that loud
    sucking sound that is quite audible now? 🙂

    • WR_the_realist

      Now if only John McCain and Joe Lieberman would adopt the immigration policies of their favorite country.

  • Ronald

    Do as I say, not as I do (?)

    • LS Wight

      Leaven of the scribes and hypocrites!

  • John Smith

    Can we get American Jews to sign on with a similar program?

    • Jason Lewis

      They will never be for it outside of Israel.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      Give them $3500 to go to Israel?

    • Illidan Stormragge

      You are assuming this program will work in the first place.

  • Jason Lewis

    Good enough for Israel but the members of the tribe are for open borders everwhere else.

  • how about this

    “Critics of the Israeli policy counter that a country built by refugees should be more accepting of those fleeing war, poverty and oppression.”

    Just because you are fleeing bad conditions doesn’t mean you won’t bring them with you to your new country. Also Israel was built by Jews, not just nondescript refugees, and certainly not Blacks. Two groups of people could hardly have less in common.

    • KenelmDigby

      It was built for *Jewish* refugees only.

      • Malgus

        Exactly – built for, not by… pretty crucial distinction.

  • Don Eladio

    If only it were that simple here. Chocobarry and Chewblacka would be on their way back to the motha-land!

  • Luca D.

    “….they have 30 days to accept Israel’s offer of $3,500 in cash and a
    one-way ticket home or to an unnamed third country in Africa, or face

    $3,500? Here in America our resident Africans cost us that much each month for either welfare or prison.

    • InAFreeCountry

      I would imagine that $3500 would go pretty far in the Dark Continent.

  • ZenSouth

    If only we could have this policy.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      You could if this country wasn’t run by the same people that run Israel.

  • HJ11

    Meanwhile…in every White nation, White blood is being watered down by flooding the White gene pools with non-Whites. Stay White. Do not mix with non-Whites. Produce more White children. Save yourself and your White family line even if other Whites are stupid or dceived and destroy theirs.

    • JohnnyMangoes

      Good luck with that. To be perfectly honest and objective you’re not going to get far with the majority of white women preferring nightclubs to being some kind of baby maker for radically right wing men.

      On top of that white women are probably the ones who invited in the immigrants and blacks in the first place (both to the countries, and into their bedrooms).

      You’d have to be blind to not notice that.

      • LackawannaErie

        Can we lose this troll?

  • blanjm5

    Good for them!

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

    $3500 to go to Britain, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Australia, Italy, USA, or any other white country.

    • TheMaskedUnit

      It’s funny (or sad) because it is true.

  • Rhialto

    And this year’s winner of the Hypocrisy Achievement Award, the Khutzby, goes to….the same group as always. Congratulations !

    • LS Wight

      John 8:44 serpent people

  • newscomments70

    Sweden and/or the US will take them all.

    • MooTieFighter

      Yep, we welcome parasitic infestations.

      • newscomments70

        pathological altruism

  • carriewhite64

    There were times in my life when I would have emigrated for $3500.

    • Harry

      And to what country would you have wanted to immigrate to?

      • carriewhite64

        Haha I was so broke that I would have been so consumed with receiving money to move that I would have relocated across the street, if that was what was required. My original comment was a joke on my poverty because I really cannot imagine living anywhere but in the United States. Maybe Great Britain.

  • Speedy Steve

    The $3500 bribe is where US foreign aid money is going. Maybe we should stop giving Israel money.

    • Murphcon

      It’s the best $3500 they ever spent. If we did the same we could clear out 10 million illegals for 35 billion.

      • Malgus

        You still think it’s “10 million”? They’ve been using that same number for 15 years, at least… and yet, multitudes cross our borders every day…

        Best guess is 30+ million at this point.

        • Murphcon

          I’m with you on the 30 million but that would cost us another 70 billion.

          • InAFreeCountry

            And it would be worth every damn penny.

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    Good job, Israel! It’s always nice to see nations sticking up for themselves and working to protect their own ethnic group and culture. If only more Western nations would do the same…

    • Let me finish this for you: “If only more Western nations would do the same…” then the Israeli-Firsters and other sycophants of The Right would be doing an About Face and telling all of us how much illegals and alien people are needed in order to keep our society functioning properly and not imploding under the weight of its own ignorance and racism. John McCain, for example, would gladly spend our tax dollars and sacrifice our lives to help keep Israel a Jewish nation and a Jewish-dominated society, but then turns around and promotes the “Melting Pot” garbage about America.

      “To have 11 million people living in the shadows of this country is an unacceptable situation, and to deprive them of the rights – of the human rights, much less the rights of our citizens, which unfortunately happens everyday, is not acceptable in the greatest nation on earth,”

      —John McCain, July 2014

      99.9% of the mouthpieces you hear talking about protecting Israeli identity never give the same carte blanche to other Race/Culture ideologies and mechanisms. In fact, the only time you will hear them talking about preserving culture and nation from alien people is when the “threat” is a crossover of the threats that Israel faces. If you look at America and only had the pro-Israel crowd to get your information from, you would swear that America has some kind of enormous Muslim problem. We don’t. We have a black and “illegal alien” problem that stretches from coast to coast. It’s destroyed both identity and safety on street after street, community after community, city after city; but barely a word is spoken about this threat that is both a statistical reality and something that can be observed and felt firsthand by just about anyone who has their minds and eyes open to the world around them.

      • ZenSouth

        “A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”
        Marcus Tullius Cicero

      • LackawannaErie

        Exactly, you can’t divorce the immigration invasion of America from the fact that it was the Hart-Celler Act of 1965 that caused it. The entire organized Jewish community in America put a massive effort to enact this anti-white law. Since then, they have fanatically attacked anyone who suggest having less immigration or any white person who advocated white consciousness, even if those people went out of their way not to blame Jews.

        To mention one issue without the other is dishonest and harmful to our goals.

  • superlloyd

    The African parasite or infiltrator will only go somewhere else where it’s not wanted. These pests need to be controlled. There will be 4 million of the vermin at the end of the century if we don’t stop feeding, clothing and wiping their useless [email protected]£s.

  • EuropeanIdentity33

    Well since Israel has all the money they could possibly want I guess they can get away with this without any repercussions from their “allies”. Still though imagine if a western country decided to boycott Israel over this, that would be hilarious.

  • MooTieFighter

    Smart people. This is going to save them more future heart-ache than one can imagine. They must be learning from our mistakes, since we refuse to learn from them.

    • Malgus

      You really believe that they’re learning from our mistakes? Not rank hypocrisy?

      They build a wall and chuck illegals out on their ear and apparently it’s cool with everyone.

      Over here, if you even bring up the subject of building a wall and chucking invaders out on their ear, you get hooted down as an evil racist, even though they’ve been talking about building a wall since at least the Reagan Administration…

      The invasion we are suffering has been going on a lot longer than Israel’s puny problems… 35,000? Boo hoo, poor them. Try 30 MILLION.

      The big difference is that – over here – take a close look as to who is celebrating that very invasion, yet they say nothing about Israel.

  • LHathaway

    lol, if Israel is telling them to take a hike it must be OK for us to tell them that too.

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  • Exuberant Auditor

    I love this.

  • zamzow

    Yep one set of rules for them and one set of rules for us…Tsk…Tsk

  • Spikeygrrl

    In this matter, as in so many others, YAY, ISRAEL!

    Would that America’s “leaders” had the cojones to do likewise.

    • LackawannaErie

      The entire organized Jewish community in America has been fighting for open borders for generations. We had leaders who tried to do something about the immigration, Pat Buchanan for one, but the Israel Lobby and neocons purged him.

      “Spikeygrrl” is one of these neocon infiltrators that have been showing up here lately. Let’s show it the door.

  • InitialSegment

    America needs to follow the Israelis’ example. They have every right to regulate immigration to preserve the Jewish character of their country. Liberia and South Africa would have every right to favor black immigrants. And we have every right to prefer white or, at least, First World ones.

  • InAFreeCountry

    “Infiltrators.” Much more accurate verbiage than undocumented workers.

  • Rev. Jesse B. Redneck

    This sounds very normal for a Jew.