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    • Joseph
    • 28.03.07 | 09:56 (IST)

    I am surprised that there is ignorance of Jewish life in Arab and Muslim countries. After most Jews were pushed out of Iraq, some of those that remained were hanged for the crime of 'Zionism'; in Iran, after most had fled, Jewish religious leaders were arrested and tried for 'Zionism'; only worldwide protests stopped Iran from hanging them. In 1948 there were nearly one million Jews living in Muslim countries; the few thousand that remain today live in fear.

    from the article: Poll: 50% of Israeli Jews support state-backed Arab emigration
    First published 00:00 27.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.03.07
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