With anti-Semitic attacks in the United States on the rise, a prominent Israeli politician said this week he thought American Jews could flood into Israel. Isaac Herzog, leader of the opposition party, urged Prime Minister Netanyahu to create an emergency plan to welcome large numbers of immigrants amid such instances in the USA and France.

“I wish to express my shock and condemnation of the outbreak of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States, France and other places around the world,” Herzog said during a party meeting. “I call on the government to urgently prepare and establish and emergency national program for the possibility that we will see waves of our Jewish brothers immigrating to Israel.” There have been frequent anti-Semitic incidents following the election of President Donald Trump. READ MORE