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UN commemorates Jewish refugees from Middle East, North Africa

UN commemorates Jewish refugees from Middle East, North Africa

Ambassador Danon: "I will propose resolution that will reaffirm the Jewish refugees' place in history."Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2019 01:03
British MP: Recognize Jews' 'untold story, unresolved injustice'

British MP: Recognize Jews' 'untold story, unresolved injustice'

British lawmaker Theresa Villiers calls on government to recognize Arab Jews forced to flee their countries.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 25/06/2019 10:19
Canadian lawmakers recognize Jewish refugees from Arab countries

Canadian lawmakers recognize Jewish refugees from Arab countries

Conservative and Liberal lawmakers in Canada recognize 'Jewish Refugee Day' marking expulsion of Jews from Arab countries.JTA, 02/12/2018 20:15
Ocasio-Cortez, Graham feud over Holocaust refugee comparison

Ocasio-Cortez, Graham feud over Holocaust refugee comparison

Democratic Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doubles down on comparison between illegal immigrants and Jewish Holocaust refugees.David Rosenberg, 27/11/2018 11:06
The Iraqi Farhud stymies invented Arab history

The Iraqi Farhud stymies invented Arab history

The Arab claim that they have no responsibility for the Holocaust is overturned by the Farhud, as is their claim to a unique refugee status. Edwin Black, 06/07/2018 08:40
 U.S. HOLOCAUST MUSEUM EXCUSES FDR’S SILENCE: Jews are inconvenient

U.S. HOLOCAUST MUSEUM EXCUSES FDR’S SILENCE: Jews are inconvenient

Part 2 of a special 3-part series: It is inconvenient to rescue Jews.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 03/05/2018 06:14
The H.I.A.S. of old is no longer Jewish

The H.I.A.S. of old is no longer Jewish

Sadly, after a glorious histoy of aiding Jewish refugees, today's H.I.A.S. does more harm than good for Jews. COPIA , 14/03/2018 19:14
Jewish grandmother sentenced to death looks to Holland for hope

Jewish grandmother sentenced to death looks to Holland for hope

This Jewish grandmother was sentenced to death in Iran. She's hoping for salvation in Holland.JTA, 24/02/2018 18:56
Dreamers -- Somehow it was different for us

Dreamers -- Somehow it was different for us

There were no Dreamers programs to rescind in 1940 - because Europe's Jewish children were not welcome in the USA. Jack Engelhard, 07/09/2017 05:06
Testimonies of the forgotten refugees

Testimonies of the forgotten refugees

Jewish refugees from Muslim countries recount their personal odysseys., 31/01/2017 12:50
HIAS: Several Jewish families affected by entry ban

HIAS: Several Jewish families affected by entry ban

Jews from Muslim countries affected by US ban on immigration face uncertainty over their ability to emigrate.JTA, 29/01/2017 22:27
Words that presidents won't say

Words that presidents won't say

Avoiding the words"Islamic terrorism" may lead to a result that parallels the results of another president's omissions.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 16/06/2016 06:12
Watch: Why are there still Palestinian refugees?

Watch: Why are there still Palestinian refugees?

Prager University video posted Monday reveals the sordid truth about the longest lasting refugee population in world history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2016 17:29
Congress: Peace deal must include Jewish refugees

Congress: Peace deal must include Jewish refugees

Bipartisan bill in congress would require resolution for Jewish refugees from Arab countries in any future Arab-Israeli peace deal.David Rosenberg, 03/03/2016 14:40
'Refugees? What about Jews expelled by Arabs?'

'Refugees? What about Jews expelled by Arabs?'

Knesset holds special debate about 850,000 Jews who lived in Arab lands in 1948 before being forced out.Hezki Baruch, 08/12/2015 19:23
Benefits to Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Benefits to Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Israelis who fled anti-Semitism in North Africa and Iraq finally to be recognized under law, like Holocaust and Nazi regime survivors.Ido Ben-Porat, 06/12/2015 17:44
UN event held on the 'Jewish Nakba'

UN event held on the 'Jewish Nakba'

Amb. to the UN Danny Danon, WJC, Conference of Presidents join UN to commemorate expulsion of 850,000 Jews from Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2015 17:09
Syrian Refugees, How Lucky They Aren’t Jews

Syrian Refugees, How Lucky They Aren’t Jews

During WWII, the Times put the Holocaust atrocities on page 36. The Syrians are on page one. Somehow, the Jewish refugees always had the wrong papers and were always standing in the wrong line. Jack Engelhard, 08/09/2015 15:09
Can UNESCO Save Ancient Jewish Sites from ISIS?

Can UNESCO Save Ancient Jewish Sites from ISIS?

Urgent conference held to preserve ancient sites in Iraq and Syria - but how serious is UNESCO about protecting Jewish heritage sites?Lyn Julius, 07/12/2014 11:54
Prosor at the UN: Jewish Refugees Deserve Justice

Prosor at the UN: Jewish Refugees Deserve Justice

'UN cannot erase the pain and humiliation endured by the Jewish refugees, but it can help to make amends.'Mark Langfan, A7 UN reporter, 04/12/2014 19:03
Israel Honors Expulsion of Jews From Arab Lands

Israel Honors Expulsion of Jews From Arab Lands

Israel marks first annual day of remembrance for Jews who fled or were deported from Arab countries.Cynthia Blank, 01/12/2014 20:50
Can an Agreement Ever Be Worked Out?

Can an Agreement Ever Be Worked Out?

Gazans stand in the way of finding a solution for Gaza. Ted Belman, 02/08/2014 20:30
Yemen's Jewish Community Fades Away

Yemen's Jewish Community Fades Away

On Holocaust Memorial Day, we should spare a thought for a Jewish community which is perishing right before our eyes.Ari Soffer, 28/04/2014 17:08
Jewish Refugees Respond to "Zionism Unsettled"

Jewish Refugees Respond to "Zionism Unsettled"

The Presbyterian Church, which published a revisionist history of Mizrahi Jewry, can hear the truth by inviting JIMENA members who have personal stories to tell.JIMENA Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and N. Africa, 09/04/2014 05:03
'Israel Failed in Not Compensating Refugees'

'Israel Failed in Not Compensating Refugees'

State Comptroller's report slams government for taking 60 years to compensate Jewish refugees from Arab lands.Tova Dvorin, 05/02/2014 22:35
Knesset Passes Remembrance Day for Jewish Refugees

Knesset Passes Remembrance Day for Jewish Refugees

Knesset approval for annual day commemorating Jewish flight to Israel. ‘This has been overlooked for 60 years.’Maayana Miskin, 04/02/2014 17:37
'We Are Not Selling the State of Israel'

'We Are Not Selling the State of Israel'

MK Nissim Ze'ev speaks to Arutz Sheva, slams Kerry peace framework for trading land for Jewish refugee clause.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 03/02/2014 18:31
Ohayon: US Framework 'Step in the Right Direction'

Ohayon: US Framework 'Step in the Right Direction'

MK Shimon Ohayon praises US framework over the clause granting benefits to Jewish families expelled from Arab lands.Tova Dvorin, 31/01/2014 11:16
Pakistani Jew Tries to Restore Karachi Community

Pakistani Jew Tries to Restore Karachi Community

Man who recently discovered his maternal Jewish roots petitions Pakistani courts to have synagogue built and restore Jewish graves.Ari Yashar, 13/01/2014 12:28
MK Calls Livni to Account Over Jewish Refugees

MK Calls Livni to Account Over Jewish Refugees

Veteran Shas MK calls out Israel's Justice Minister and chief negotiator over failure to advocate for the rights of Jewish refugees.Levana Zamir, 09/01/2014 14:05
How Jews from Arab Lands can Reframe the Israel Debate

How Jews from Arab Lands can Reframe the Israel Debate

Perhaps the most serious form of discrimination in Israel today comes from those Israeli liberals who privilege Arab rights over those of the 52 percent of Israeli Jews who descend from Arab lands. Lyn Julius, 29/12/2013 13:40
Groups Call on Canada to Recognize Jewish Refugees

Groups Call on Canada to Recognize Jewish Refugees

Jewish group calls on Canadian parliament to accept Committee recommendation and recognize Jewish refugees from Arab countries.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 09/12/2013 08:10
Campaign for Jewish Refugees Gains Momentum

Campaign for Jewish Refugees Gains Momentum

The facts: It is estimated that Jews lost twice as much property as Palestinian Arabs. Arab states have offered neither apology for expelling their Jews nor compensation for what was abandoned or confiscated. Lyn Julius, 22/11/2013 06:01
Canada Urged to Recognize Jewish Refugees

Canada Urged to Recognize Jewish Refugees

The Jewish lobby calls on Canada to adopt parliamentary committee's recommendations to recognize Jewish refugees from Middle East.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 20/11/2013 08:12
The Palestinian Arab Position on Jewish Refugees

The Palestinian Arab Position on Jewish Refugees

If the latest peace talks get anywhere between Israelis and Palestinians, we might expect Palestinians to toe the line of the BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights. Bataween , 12/08/2013 12:38
Gov't Supports Date to Commemorate Jewish Refugees

Gov't Supports Date to Commemorate Jewish Refugees

MK Shimon Ohayon's law states that February 17 will be a day of commemoration for Jews forced out of Arab countries last century.Elad Benari, 15/07/2013 02:42
MK: UN 'Refugee Day' for Jews From Arab Lands

MK: UN 'Refugee Day' for Jews From Arab Lands

MK Shimon Ohayon (Yisrael Beytenu) had a message for the UN on World Refugee Day: Don't forget the Jewish refugees from Arab landsDavid Lev, 20/06/2013 20:33
Canadian Lawmaker: Recognize Jewish Refugees

Canadian Lawmaker: Recognize Jewish Refugees

Irwin Cotler has proposed calling for formal government recognition of Jewish refugees displaced from Arab lands since 1948.Rachel Hirshfeld, 13/11/2012 19:20
BBC Airs 2-Part Program on Jewish Refugees

BBC Airs 2-Part Program on Jewish Refugees

The BBC is airing two programs about the plight of Jewish refugees from Arab countries.Rachel Hirshfeld, 15/10/2012 16:27
Video: 'I Am a Jewish Refugee'

Video: 'I Am a Jewish Refugee'

The Foreign Ministry launched a new campaign aimed at bringing attention to 856,000 Jewish refugees who were expelled from Arab countries.Rachel Hirshfeld , 03/09/2012 19:20
MKs Call to Document Jewish Refugees’ Claims

MKs Call to Document Jewish Refugees’ Claims

The stories of Jewish refugees from Arab countries must be recorded, and their claims noted, before it is too late, MKs warn.Maayana Miskin, 18/07/2012 21:22
Israel to Demand Justice for Jewish Refugees

Israel to Demand Justice for Jewish Refugees

Israel has decided to launch an awareness campaign highlighting the injustice done to Jewish refugees from Arab lands.Gabe Kahn, 03/04/2012 17:12
Gov’t Wants Arabs to Pay for Pogroms against Jews

Gov’t Wants Arabs to Pay for Pogroms against Jews

Israel is tackling the alleged “Arab refugees” issue by renewing efforts for compensation for Jewish victims of 1948 Arab pogroms. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 26/12/2011 10:34
 Ayalon: 'End Unequal Treatment of Refugees'

Ayalon: 'End Unequal Treatment of Refugees'

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon called on the United Nations Thursday to end inequality in the treatment of Jewish and Arab refugees. Chana Ya'ar, 08/12/2011 15:09