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Can Palestinian and Jewish narratives of exile and return be reconciled?

How can one feel a sense of belonging to a place where they were not born? A place you’ve never even seen? If there’s any people who can relate to the Palestinian narrative of exile, longing and return, isn’t it the Jews?

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    1. what a load of nonsense. Sephardim/Mizrahim did not have to be taught to ‘hate’ by Ashkenazim. This article convenients omits the arrests, executions, many examples of violence (1947 in Syria, Yemen and The 1941 Farhud in Iraq), the Oujda pogroms in Morocco, the hundreds killed in Libya in 1945, in and Egypt in 1948. Jews had enough reason to want to leave Arab countries BEFORE they arrived in Israel.

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    2. Lewis from Afula

      Lets face it, the so called “fakestinyans” were only fabricated in the 1970s.
      The first “fakestinyan” flag was only used in a demonstration in Judea and Samaria in 1972. Before that point, all the arabs living there were self-defined JORDANIANS and they held JORDANIAN passports and IDs.

      These arabs MUST return to their original JORDANIAN identity. That is the only sane solution. The only alternative to the status quo is mass population exchange in which case these people will end up being JORDANIAN anyway.

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