After 25 Years of Kafkaesque Limbo, East Jerusalem Palestinian Gets Recognized by Israel

With his new ID card, Amir Saleima can now sign up with health maintenance organizations, educational facilities, get a driver’s license, open a bank account, get a job and actually live some kind of life.

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After 25 years of waiting, Amir Saleima received his Israeli identity card on Tuesday. Saleima lives in the Old City of Jerusalem, and this is the first official recognition he has received from any government...