Category Archives: Human Rights

The Forgotten Jewish Refugees From Arab States

Robert Ivker • Spring 2008 In February 2008, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were discussing “core issues” of the Middle East conflict: the status of Jerusalem, the building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, and the “right of return” for … Continue reading

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JIMENA CAMPAIGN

International Rights and Redress Campaign for Jews from Arab Countries On two separate occasions the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ruled that Jews fleeing Arab countries were ‘bona fide’ refugees who fall within the mandate of  (the UNHCR) … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Israel is looking to absorb injured Syrians from Aleppo

Jpost – Benjamin Netanyahu By HERB KEINON \12/20/2016 At the same time, he said, Israel will not let the Syrian war or aggression from Syria “spillover into our territory.” Benjamin Netanyahu. (photo credit:REUTERS) The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday began exploring … Continue reading

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Jordan, Dr. Peace and Mr. Apartheid

Jpost – Op-EdContributors By MUDAR ZAHRAN \07/24/2010 Last January, Faisal al-Fayez, a Jordanian senator and former prime minister, threatened Israel on national Jordanian television with “6 million Jordanian suicide bombers.” Fayez is considered one of the closest Jordanian officials to … Continue reading

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Holocaust Scholar: International community must stop Syria atrocities

Jpost – Middle East By TAMARA ZIEVE \12/18/2016 The chairman of Yad Vashem Holocaust museum says international organizations should be founded “with the express purpose of averting future crimes against humanity.” Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what … Continue reading

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A Tragedy Shrouded in Silence: The Destruction of the Arab World’s Jewry

By Adi Schwartz A vast diaspora was utterly annihilated, but Israelis rarely talk about it. The pages are yellowing, nearly disintegrated. For decades they have lain forgotten, stuffed into crates piled high in the archives of Israel’s Ministry of Justice. … Continue reading

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Israeli Defense Minister: Assad is a butcher who must be removed from power

Jpost – Middle East By DANIEL K. EISENBUD \12/16/2016 “Instead of focusing on the fact that 500 people are killed in Syria every day, the international community would rather criticize Israel,” says DM. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaking in Eilat … Continue reading

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Text of the Law Drafted by the Political Committee of the Arab League

Text of the Law Drafted by the Political Committee of the Arab League Summary In 1947, the Political Committee of the Arab League (League of Arab States) drafted a law which was to govern the legal status of Jewish residents … Continue reading

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Justice for Jews from Arab countries

Jpost – Op-EdContributors By DAVID M. WEINBERG \06/13/2013 Issue of Jewish refugees highlights justice of Israel as legitimate expression of an indigenous Middle Eastern people. Jewish refugees from Yemen cross desert 370. (photo credit:Courtesy Israeli National Photo Archive) Last month, … Continue reading

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Release of UK citizen accused of aiding Hamas ordered over alleged torture

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By YONAH JEREMY BOB \11/01/2016 The Judea Military Court recently ordered the release of a dual British-Palestinian national facing charges of assisting terrorists, due to issues with Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) interrogated methods leading to a … Continue reading

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