MK Uri Ariel, the chairman of the Knesset's government oversight
committee, expressed grave concerns Wednesday over immigrant infiltration into
Israeli neighborhoods, calling the problem a "catastrophe" for the
Speaking during a visit to a south Tel Aviv neighborhood, Ariel said the country must mobilize all of its resources to
solve the problem of infiltration, saying that law enforcement would be
insufficient by itself to resolve the issues.
"What we see here
today is a catastrophe," Ariel said in a public statement, saying that
the government must address infiltration as a national disaster.
Ariel was touring the Levinsky neighborhood in south Tel Aviv with a delegation
of government officials, including Knesset members who represented a