#4 Moshe - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Greg
    • 02.12.09 | 05:44 (IST)

    Canada allows dual citizenship but non-residents lose some privileges, such as national health care, and many countries do not allow dual citizenship. The US requires a oath renouncing all previous allegencies but does not prohibit dual citizenship. It would seem to me that if you do not reside somewhere you cannot be called a resident of that place. The unique situation that Israel is a Jewish homeland allows for Jews to retain residency rather than re-apply each time they change residence whereas Arabs who forsake their residence in the Jewish state would not be able to re-apply successfully. As the article states, everyone was notified and given a chance to appeal

    from the article: Israel stripped thousands of Jerusalem Arabs of residency in 2008
    First published 01:12 02.12.09 | Last updated 08:30 02.12.09
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