Arab-Jewish Refugees Still Dream of Compensation, Nearly 70 Years On

A recent Israeli government announcement that secret efforts to gain restitition for Mizrahi Jews are close to bearing fruit has raised hope, though others remain skeptical: ‘You can’t ask a beggar to return your money.’

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In 1948, after the establishment of the State of Israel, the Yedid family’s world crumbled. The Egyptian authorities revoked the business license of the head of the family, Nissim. He was a flour and spice...