In bid to counter Palestinian efforts, Israeli diplomats told to raise issue of Jewish refugees
New Foreign Ministry campaign 'I am a Refugee,' was unveiled last week, with Deputy FM Daniel Ayalon urging Jewish refugees from Arab countries and their descendants to upload materials documenting their personal stories on the internet.
Israeli diplomats and representatives abroad have been instructed to raise the issue of Jewish refugees from Arab countries at every relevant forum. This is part of a new international campaign to create parity between the plight of Jewish and Palestinian refugees, Deputy Foreign Minister Daniel Ayalon announced on Monday
"This is the latest phase in our new initiative," Ayalon...