Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Irredentism

From a review of a new book, Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel through the Eyes of a Christian Sojourner:
.... Critics of Israel always focus on Palestinians displaced by Israel. But almost nobody, including most Israelis, commonly discuss the 850,000 Jews driven from majority Muslim countries after Israel was founded. Nobody lobbies for their “right of return” or at least a restoration of lost property, much less an apology. Lela notes they are the “forgotten refugees.” .... [more]
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