Jews from Arab lands skeptical over refugee status

25.09.2012                      09.Tischrei. 5773                       Erew Jom Kippur

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Jews from Arab lands skeptical over refugee status

Committee of Baghdadi Jews in Ramat Gan say it is wrong to expect Jewish losses in Iraq to "offset" Palestinian losses.

A few days ago, the UN heard Israel make a case that had never been before the world body. Just as several hundred thousand Palestinians are recognized as refugees who were displaced in the course of Israel’s creation, Israeli officials say, so should the UN recognize the approximately 850,000 Jews from Arab countries who came to Israel during and after the War of Independence and the Six Day War….