Israel media sources reported that Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had to pause three times during his speech at the launch ceremony of his new Diaspora initiative on Sunday night, due to interruptions by pullout does.Sharon was speaking in front of around 2,500 non-Israeli Jewish youth who gathered for the launch of Masa –a joint project of the Prime Minister’s office and the Jewish Agency.

The project aims to bring over 20,000 Jews from around the world to Israel.

The governor of Bank of Israel, who himself is a new immigrant born in Zambia, came to Israel in 1960, Stanley Fischer spoke to the crowed and encouraged them to become citizens of Israel.

While this project is aimed to increase the number of Israeli citizens, the Israeli government approved in the third reading a law that prevent Arabs to receive Israeli citizenship even if they get married to an Israeli citizens.