"A complex and bizarre situation exists in Turkey, Morocco and Iran, where Jews are essentially living as dhimmis-subjugated non-Muslims that are now are facing the dual-loyalty issue. They are living in a fish tank, being watched by those that dislike them, their people, and their historic homeland. One would think that we as Jews would have developed a very strong and accurate early warning system after what happened to us only six decades ago. One would think that when we sense danger, we would take measures to mitigate hazards. One would think that when those around us shout for the destruction of our homeland, we would believe them. One would think that in this post 9/11 world when radical Islam's hatred of Jews and Israel is becoming mainstream, Jews living in Muslim countries would plan to leave -but that's not the case.
"There is an American expression that says, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink." This says that you can give someone the opportunity to do something, but you cannot force them to do it if they do not want to. Jews in Turkey, Morocco and Iran all have the availability and support system available to relocate to Israel, but they don't take advantage of it in any substantial manner. Yet, some good can come from the evil spouted by the lips of Iran's Ahmadinejad, if in fact it rouses more of the Jews from Turkey, Morocco or Iran to consider emigrating to Israel -before he inspires radical elements to act on his words against the Jews in those Muslim countries."
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