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  11/13/2012, Cheshvan 28, 5773

Controversial Ariel U Professor Strikes Again


A professor known for his controversial remarks has kicked off another storm by calling children “a headache” and saying that natural population growth is bad for Israel.

“They make a lot of kids and then cry that they don’t have money… There are those who say ‘children are joy,’ but I think children are one big headache,” Professor Amir Hatzroni told Channel 10 news.

“The question in my eyes is whether a family with just one apartment can allow itself to have four children, then cry because there aren’t apartments for everyone,” he continued. The country gets crowded, he said, “and apartments and water get expensive.”