Israel Commemorates 850,000 Jews Expelled From Arab Countries

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Israeli flags and Muslim minarets in Jerusalem's Old City. Photo: Dave Bender

Israel’s annual Memorial Day commemorates the expulsion of some 850,000 Jews from Arab states and Iran. Photo: Dave Bender

Israel is marking on Monday its annual Memorial Day of the expulsion of some 850,000 Jews from Arab states and Iran.

At Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directed that there be an expansion of education on the heritage of Jews from Arab countries and Iran, and that consideration be given to a proposal to establish a Prime Minister’s Prize for academic research into the issue.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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