Management of the population register at interior Ministry refused to allow the minor brother of the soldier combat troops to remain in Israel. 8-year-old boy is invited in for 14 days to leave the country.
The website «Mako» says that Ali is 15 years old immigrated with his father from Uzbekistan. His mother remained in Uzbekistan, married again and gave birth to the youngest son. Ali’s father soon returned to the country of origin. The teenager was left in Israel alone. He lived and studied in a boarding school. Then was drafted into the army.
His mother, after her divorce with her second husband, came to Israel to be near his eldest son-a soldier. According to Israeli law, a parent of a soldier single can get the permission to stay in Israel. However, in the instructions of the Ministry of interior does not say anything about minor brothers and sisters who are not eligible for repatriation. Officials of the Ministry of interior has put the mother of a soldier faced with a choice: either she returns to Uzbekistan with his youngest son, remains in Israel with the senior.
Ali, believing that the state has no right to put the parents to that choice, personally appealed to the Office of the population register, but also was refused. Officials said that, after the service, he will be able to visit brother in Uzbekistan.
The publication reports that Ali helps to fight the brother of the public organization «global aliyah».
Officials of the interior Ministry, commenting on the situation with the military and his family, told the website «Mako» that the mother was not interested in the eldest son until, until he obtained citizenship. However, the response notes that the mother at any time can come to Israel to meet with the eldest son.
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