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It is and Israeli law

Reader comment on item: American Taxpayer Money Spent on Eradicating Hebrew-Language Street Signs
in response to reader comment: Remove Arabic from the Israeli currency, anyone - OR- is this a good thing?

Submitted by Abdulkarim Al-Habsi (Oman), Oct 4, 2009 at 05:12

Having arabic signs in Israel is an Israeli law, inherited from the British Mandate times. Israel is a soveriegn state that can put any law it likes, they can have signs in Tagalog for all we care.

We want Palestinians to be able to do the same, decide for themselves what language road signs to be in.

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