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Documentary explores Israel’s discriminatory ‘ancestral sin’

I just saw this documentary. It is a devastating indictment of the behaviour of the architects of the policy of forcing Jews from Arab countries to live in godforsaken outposts in far reaches of territories *newly” conquered by Israel. All this bears a sickening resemblance to the manner in which African-Americans and Indigenous peoples have long been treated in the U.S. and Canada. – Sid Shniad, Digest for palestine-l@googlegroups.com

Masud Deri, left, and Masud Deritaken the day they immigrated to Israel in March 1963 | AP

JERUSALEM — An electrifying new documentary series on the problematic integration of Middle Eastern Jews by Israel’s European founders in the 1950s has reopened old wounds of an ethnic divide within Judaism ahead of the country’s 70th anniversary festivities. Continue reading

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Harper to undertake first official visit to Israel

Toronto protest against Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to Toronto for Zionist fundraising dinner, December 1, 2013.

Toronto protest against Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to Toronto for Zionist fundraising dinner, December 1, 2013.

By NATHAN J FREEMAN

TML Daily (Dec. 3) – FLYING in the face of international opinion and the Canadian people, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has chosen this moment in history and contemporary international relations to honour the State of Israel with his first official visit as Canadian head of government. Continue reading

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