"This is a country in which Arabs have full rights" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 06.01.12 | 01:41 (IST)

    Lands defined as owned by the State of Israel can be leased only to Jews. The State of Israel has turned most of the land, whether in Israel or in the West Bank, into "state land." After these lands are defined as owned by the State of Israel they can be leased only to Jews. The right to lease such lands is denied to all non-Jews, without a single exception. This denial is enforced by placing all state lands under the administration of the Jewish National Fund, a branch of the World Zionist Organization, whose racist statutes forbid their lease or any other use to non-Jews. It is easy to see that such Israeli regulations are nothing but an effect of corresponding rulings of Jewish religious law, just as secular anti-Semitism is often an effect of secularization of religious anti-Semitism. Professor Israel Shahak, Tel Aviv

    from the article: Netanyahu at Birthright event: Tell the world the truth about Israel
    First published 12:09 05.01.12 | Last updated 12:09 05.01.12
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