Gabe 1, I'll tell you why discussing the subject is important. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nadav
    • 15.02.07 | 17:08 (IST)

    Because we are being bombarded with numbers, and the more these people spit out the numbers the more they convince themselves and the world that Israel is responsible for all these people. The truth is, Israel has allowed in over the years under the family reunification program that has been in place for decades, more Palestinian Arabs than the number actually fled the country during the war of independence. And therefore, Israel should not be asked to admit any additional Arabs under any accomodation that our country may ever reach with the Arabs of Eretz Israel/Palestine and their leadership. For this and for other practical reasons this point is understood by Dr. Sarri Nusseiba of al-Quds University in Jerusalem, and one time an official in the government under Yasser Arafat. Will other Palestinian Arabs take a note of this reality only time will tell. We in Israel have no intention, repeat, no intention of admitting any more Arab refugees into Israel.

    from the article: The hot-air summit
    First published 00:00 15.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.02.07
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