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  6/20/2013, Tammuz 12, 5773

MK Ohayon: Accept Responsibility for Jewish Refugees


Chairman Shimon Ohayon of the Knesset Caucus for the Rights of Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands marked United Nations World Refugee Day, Thursday, by calling on the Arab League to accept responsibility for the exodus of Jews from its member countries around the establishment of the State of Israel and in during the following decades. Responding to the Arab League's proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the Yisrael Beyteinu lawmaker said, “It is time for the Arab League, not just to make diktats for a resolution to the conflict, but also accept their great responsibility for driving out almost a million Jews from lands which they had lived in for millennia. I call on the Arab League not just to take responsibility but also to provide redress to the Jewish refugees.”

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