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    • Brad
    • 14.12.09 | 15:10 (IST)

    Of course its extremely difficult for Arabs to move into Jewish neighbourhoods. For good reason, Jews feel in mortal danger around Arabs. This isn't a fabricated, paranoid feeling. Its based on experience of violence and hatred. This isn't to say that all Arabs are violent and hate Jews but rather its impossible to differentiate. Having said that, see my earlier post which suggests that to the extent that racisim explains the lack of permit, it is not only unacceptable but contrary to Israeli law. But to the extent that Mr. Suad has not provided the necessary documents required by planning law, documents that are commonly required throughout the world, that is simply too bad for him. I would like to see this issue investigated by an impartial group, just as I would like to see an international panel investigate the Jewish diaspora out of Arab countries and current Arab national policy that target Jews.

    from the article: Jewish town won't let Arab build home on his own land
    First published 00:00 14.12.09 | Last updated 13:59 14.12.09
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