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“Jews for Palestinian Right of Return” statement backs single state and refugees’ right to go home | The Electronic Intifada

“Jews for Palestinian Right of Return” statement backs single state and refugees’ right to go home | The Electronic Intifada
The following statement, dated 1 January 2013, is issued by Jews for the Palestinian Right of Return. The initial signers are listed below along with a link for those who wish to sign on.
“For Palestinians, the right to return home and the right to live in dignity and equality in their own land are not any less important than the right to live free of military occupation.”Prof. Saree Makdisi

In shock reversal, Abe Foxman's ADL speaks out against rights for Arab Jews | The Electronic Intifada

In shock reversal, Abe Foxman's ADL speaks out against rights for Arab Jews | The Electronic Intifada
Reversing a long-standing position, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), one of the most influential Zionist organizations in the United States, has come out against recognition of the rights of Arab Jews.
In a 7 January press release, the ADL
welcomed the resignation of a close adviser to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi who last week called for Jews of Egyptian descent to return to Egypt and “leave Israel.”
The statement also condemned the advisor, Essam el-Erian’s, criticisms of Israel.
“This broad-brush negative stereotype of Jews by a senior Egyptian official was inappropriate, unacceptable and raises serious questions about the attitudes of some of Egypt’s leaders towards Jews,” the press release quoted ADL National Director Abraham Foxman as saying.

Watch: Banned Balad election ad has Israel's racist politicians dancing to Arab rhythm | The Electronic Intifada

Watch: Banned Balad election ad has Israel's racist politicians dancing to Arab rhythm | The Electronic Intifada
(David Silverman / Getty Images) Watch: Banned Balad election ad has Israel’s racist politicians dancing to Arab rhythmSubmitted by Ali Abunimah on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 22:13 التجمع | لمين تاركينها؟ Balad, a party representing Palestinian citizens of Israel, has released an election ad that shows some of Israel’s most notoriously racist politicians, including recently resigned foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, dancing to an Arabic rhythm.
The ad was banned from radio and television broadcast by Israel’s election commission.