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    • bruce
    • 16.01.06 | 08:05 (IST)

    Israel allows all with a Jewish grandparent a homeland in Israel - whether Ashkenazi or Sephardim. Israel was established to be a Jewish majority nation state by the UN. It's original borders based on this (the area of Palestine with a Jewish majority). The rest of Palestine was for a state with an Arab majority. The Arabs expelled Jews. "Some" of the Arabs of the Israeli area of Palestine left/claimed were expelled. The problem over refugee return is that the peace is "two state" and those seeking return want a "unitary state" with a Palestine Arab majority. This would undermine the UN partition establishing the Jewish homeland nation state.

    from the article: One little telephone call
    First published 00:00 15.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.06
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