Anti-Semitism? So was the world anti-Afrikaans? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Basil
    • 18.12.09 | 06:04 (IST)

    Many Israelis keep talking about racism, but the fact of the matter is Israel has racist laws. Christians and Muslims born in Jerusalem if they go live abroad can never live in the city of their birth, but a Jew born elsewhere can. These people can't even be Israeli citizens, though Israel illegaly annexed East Jerusalem. Thus, these Christian and Muslim Palestinian Semites are not even second class citizens. They are not citizens, period, and their lives are in peril. The Palestinians are Semites, and they are targeted by prejudicial Israeli laws, and, furthermore, polls in America show many Jews strongly disapprove of Israel's actions, so Europeans and many Jews don't like what they see in Israel.

    from the article: Israel: EU official's 'occupation' remark casts pall on ties
    First published 12:24 17.12.09 | Last updated 13:32 19.12.09
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