MK Smotrich: ‘You want to turn Israel into a state of all its citizens’

A stormy debate is currently underway in the Knesset as MKs debate a proposed amendment to the Law of Return which would cancel the provision allowing the child of a Jewish grandparent, who has no Jewish parents, to make Aliyah and gain all the attendant benefits, including full citizenship.The amendment was proposed by MK Betzalel Smotrich of the National Union party within the Yamina faction, who cited the prophecy of the Book of Ezekiel referring to the “dry bones” that will be brought back to life.Addressing MKs from the Yesh Atid and Yisrael Beytenu parties who are strongly opposed to the amendment, Smotrich said, “You want to turn Israel into a ‘state of all its citizens.'” Read More from Arutz Sheva News Briefs

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