Israel's Changing Relationship with Those Who Leave It

As tracked through the waxing and waning value of the Hebrew words for “departees” and “descenders.”

An ISRAIR flight taking off from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on March 24, 2018. Moshe Shai/FLASH90.

An ISRAIR flight taking off from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on March 24, 2018. Moshe Shai/FLASH90.

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Jan. 6 2021
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