African influx to TA worries elderly Jewish holdout

18.05.2012                      26.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 41 des Omer

Innenpolitik:

African influx to TA worries elderly Jewish holdout

As the state builds a fence on the Egyptian border and politicians weigh in, residents like Menashe find themselves caught in the middle.

Sophie Menashe and her son are the last Jewish holdouts in her crumbling apartment building full of African migrants in south Tel Aviv’s Neveh Sha’anan neighborhood.
The 68-year-old grandmother said the decrepit, cramped apartment has become a concrete albatross hanging from her neck….