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    • Eshkol Hakofer
    • 02.12.09 | 06:46 (IST)

    Jean Marie, you must be talking of non citizen resident who absent himself, landed immigrant in Canada (immigrant recu). This is not the case in Jerusalem. These are non jewish citizens who precede the state of Israel whom are considered to have abandonned their residence (if they go to study for a couple of years, or join a spouse somewhere else, or go to attend over a long period of time to a sick parent ). A jew can however : go to study for a couple of years, or join a spouse somewhere else, or go to attend over a long period of time to a sick parent without jeopardising his citizenship. The kind of discrimination that Bnai Brith and AIPAC will never admit exists in public and defend in private. The ADL may know but this wouldn't be one of their pet causes.

    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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