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Palestinian Arab Muslims first class citizens in Israel whereas Israeli Jews are second class citizens?

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Submitted by Free (El Salvador), Nov 27, 2006 at 14:21

Imagine, Israeli non Arabs (i.e., Jews) have to put up with:

1) Back stabbing -- example #1:

Constant finding out on more and more Israeli Arabs aiding genocide bombers (whether with info or more than that), stabbing the very Israel, they're citizens of, thus indirectly murdering their fellow Israelis, the Israeli Jews...

2) Back stabbing -- example #2:

The Israeli Arab parliament members constantly whine about being "second class" citizens, after getting free education and achieving whatever they achieve, inside equal-rights & equal-access democractic Israel. As payback, these back stabbers are tarnishing Israel's image all over, especially on Arab global media.

3) Uneven rights -- Arab's advantage over Jews:

Israeli Arabs (unlike Israeli Jews) are exempt from serving in Israeli army (which is naturally for the protection of all Israelis), still they enjoy the same rights as Israeli Jews: voting, education, free speech, etc.

4) Now the favorite part: Israeli Courts (& often security) favor Israeli Arabs over Jews
Who's second class now?

Favoring Arabs over Jews Inside Israel

Fact Sheet #24:
Israel's Security Fence Every effort is being made to exclude Palestinian villages from the area within the fence and no territories are being annexed... Israel's Supreme Court took up the grievances of Palestinians and required the government to move the fence in the area near Jerusalem to make things easier for the Palestinians. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/talking/24_fence.html

Fence Rulings: Democracy in Action Israel's Supreme Court sided with the Palestinians in a precedent-setting decision Wednesday, ordering the government to reroute part of its West Bank ... http://www.honestreporting.com/articles/critiques/Fence_Rulings_Democracy_in_Action.asp

Divesting from Morality [Jews can't live in Arab states or in the Palestinian Authority but] ... Israeli Arabs sit in the Knesset, serve on the Israeli Supreme Court and ... http://www.law.harvard.edu/faculty/dershowitz/Articles/morality.html

Nightmare or Dream (Eugene Narrett, PhD) May, 2000 When Jews try to collect other debts from Arabs, the same ingratitude emerges, not just from the Arabs, but enforced by Israeli courts where "the chances ...
http://www.freeman.org/m_online/may00/narrett.htm

Arabs, Muslims first class citizens in democratic Israel? (Temple Mount shut to non-Muslims on election eve) http://lightonthings.blogspot.com/2006/03/arabs-muslims-first-class-citizens-in.html

One Jerusalem -- Blog -- Help Keep Jerusalem United! After spending over an hour discussing Israel's challenges I came away with the ... Anyway, since Olmert prefers to beat and threaten Jews in Hebron, ...
http://www.onejerusalem.org/blog/archives/2006/01/israels_challen.asp

The Jewish struggle Against Arabs in Israel Wherever there's a problem with Arabs, a new "disengagement" plan?
http://web.israelinsider.com/Views/4511.htm

Supreme Court Rulings - Jews Protest in Jerusalem to protest against the recent anti-Jewish rulings of the Israeli Supreme Court. ...
http://www.ahavat-israel.com/protest/rulings.php

An Israeli Supreme Court ruling did not deny that the land was Jewish-owned, but ordered the Jews to be moved out in order that ... sinners not go unpunished. ... http://www.ourjerusalem.com/action/story/protest-against-the-pogrom-in-amona.html

"The Hell of Israel Is Better than the Paradise of Arafat" the 200,000 Arab residents of Jerusalem preferred to remain under Israeli ... In fact, most of the Arabs in the city prefer to live under Israeli rule ...
http://www.danielpipes.org/article/2534


Myths VS Facts

Arabs love & ABUSE Israeli HUMANE jails

http://www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=113452
Arabs Faking Attacks to Earn Matriculation Diplomas (A 'Pallywood' by
greedy Israeli Arabs)
(IsraelNN.com) Arab residents of Judea and Samaria are
faking terror attacks, carrying knives or other weapons at IDF checkpoints in
the hope of getting arrested. Doing so permits them an opportunity to spend time
in an Israeli jail, where they can quietly study for a high school matriculation
diploma, at no cost.

Another Pallywood (http://seconddraft.org/streaming/pallywood - Pallywood
) PRODUCTION, lol, only this time it's for greed and abusing Israeli humane conditions.

Human Rights in Israel and the Territories Today, within Israel, Jews are a majority, but the Arab minority are full citizens who enjoy equal rights. Arabs are represented in the Knesset, ... http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths/mf18.html

Israeli Arabs: Expectations and Realities, Abdel Rahman Zuabi, Deputy President of the Nazareth District Court, became the first Arab to sit on Israel's Supreme Court. ... http://www.jcpa.org/jl/vp478.htm

"Apartheid"? The High Court and leading Israeli Arab Politicians http://www.beyondimages.info/b53.html

AJN - Israeli Arab involvement in terror grows Since the intifada began in September 2000 -- and Israeli Arabs rioted in sympathy ... scores of Israeli Arabs have been detained for alleged contacts with ..
http://www.ajn.com.au/pages/archives/intifada/0028-intifada-02.html

Twisted Words and Phrases (2) More examples of Arab propaganda, giving new meaning to old words.
http://www.factsandlogic.org/ad_87.html

FLAME: The Arabs of Israel: Are they (really) a "persecuted minority? Like all other Israeli citizens, they have full rights to vote and to hold elective office. Both Arabs and Druze hold seats in the Knesset, the Israeli ...
http://www.factsandlogic.org/ad_08.html

Middle-East-Info.org - Arabs and Muslims in Israel Israeli Arabs and Muslims have the right to vote and to hold public office, ... They have full rights to citizenship. They are free to speak their minds. ...
http://www.middle-east-info.org/gateway/arabsinisrael/index.htm

Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict To the contrary, today one-fifth of Israel's citizens are non-Jews, including over one million Arabs, and Arabic is an official national language. ... http://www.ict.org.il/articles/articledet.cfm?articleid=414

Arab Refugees and the Right of Return After the end of hostilities in 1949, there were 140000 Arabs in Israel. ... the Jews lived for generations as second-class citizens in a primitive, ... http://www.eretzyisroel.org/~samuel/refugees.html

The Jewish Refugees From Arab Countries - Israel's War Against ...Jews had never been more than "second-class citizens" under Arab rule, the report says, but their life became "simply untenable" after Israel appeared. ...
http://www.israel-wat.com/jewishrefugees_eng.htm

The Arabs of Israel (Part 1) Israel is first and foremost a society of Jewish immigrants. ... The Arabs of Israel became bi-cultural and bi-lingual citizens, educated in accordance with ... http://www.wzo.org.il/en/resources/view.asp?id=24

Can Arabs buy land in Israel? http://www.meforum.org/article/370

IHC [In Muslim countries] Ethnic minorities such as Azeris, Arabs, Kurds, Turkomans and Baluchis, are treated as second-class citizens. Women in Iran are struggling for their rights, ... http://www.infoisrael.net/cgi-local/text.pl?source=3/e/050720029

Israeli Arabs: Expectations And Realities http://www.jcpa.org/jl/vp478.htm

Arab Treatment of Palestinians There is much information reguarding Israel's treatment of Palestinians. However there is not much out there discussing Arab treatment of Palestinian ... http://www.themiddleeastnow.com/arabtreatmentofpalestinians.html

The "Brutal" Israeli Occupation? Every Arab who fell under Israeli "occupation" was free to live his life ... The Israeli treatment of captured populations had a lot in common with the ... http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2002/4/29/31242.shtml

AN ANSWER TO THE NEW ANTI-ZIONISTS: THE RIGHTS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE TO A SOVEREIGN STATE IN THEIR HISTORIC HOMELAND http://www.jcpa.org/jl/vp507.htm

A Free People in Our Land: The Status of the Arab Sector in Israel For the first time, an Arab Justice was appointed to the Supreme Court and Arab deputy ministers have served in Israel's Government. Arab citizens serve in ... http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Government/Facts about Israel- The State/A Free People in Our Land- The Arab Sector.htm

YI Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute Distorting Israeli Arab RealityThe co-existence of Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel has long been a model for ... Miller's first claim -- that Israeli Arabs lack 'access to military or ...
http://www.youngisrael.org/israel.htm

Critiques Distorting Israeli Arab Reality http://www.honestreporting.com/articles/45884734/critiques/Distorting_Israeli_Arab_Reality.asp
The missing piece http://powerlineblog.com/archives/013494.php

Review of The Forgotten Millions: The Modern Jewish Exodus from Arab Lands. The volume contains some first-class talent, mostly Israel academics, and they cover ... http://www.danielpipes.org/article/817

Dennis Prager -- First they came for Israel, then they came for America . ... everywhere in the Arab and Muslim worlds are usually second-class citizens at best and terribly ... http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0206/prager020706.php3

israelinsider: Views: A virtual tour of (so called) "Apartheid" Israel... a dhimmi (second class citizen) and an enemy of their state. ... In the Apartheid State of Israel there are almost one million Arabs. ...
http://web.israelinsider.com/views/6787.htm

JIMENA Jews Indigenous to the Middle East & North Africa were considered dhimmi, a "protected" group of second-class citizens. ... On May 15, 1948, five Arab armies invaded Israel with the intention of ...
http://www.jimena.org/faq.htm

UJC -- Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Brief Guide for the ...And who knows better than the citizens of Israel, who include Holocaust survivors and refugees from communist lands and from Arab extremism, how dangerous ...
http://www.ujc.org/content_display.html?ArticleID=68620

Like "apartheid South Africa". ... non-Muslims are treated as second-class citizens (the despised Dhimmi). ...
http://www.honestreporting.com/articles/critiques/Pilger_Pilfers_the_Truth.asp


Misc.

In 2002, the Israeli Supreme Court also ruled that the government cannot allocate land based on religion or ethnicity, and may not prevent Arab citizens ... http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths/mf18.html

...illegal land grabs have been adjudicated in the Israeli court system. with decisions not infrequently in favor of the Palestinians. These ... http://209.85.129.104/search?q=cache:CDq7kE1xwjkJ:www.frontpagemag.com/media/pdf/BigLies.pdf&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=96

Using SI's faulty logic, one would conclude that Israel discriminates against Ultra-Orthodox Jews and favors Israeli Arab Christians. ... http://www.camera.org/index.asp?x_context=7&x_issue=29&x_article=968

The Katzir Rule of the Israeli High Court (in favor of Israeli Arabs over Israeli Jews) http://christianactionforisrael.org/isreport/marapr00/katzir.html

The availability of state-owned land to Israeli Arabs is true not just in theory, ... Israel Land Administration (HC 528/88) the High Court ruled that ILA ... http://www.unitedjerusalem.com/YESHA_BULLETIN_BOARD/yesha_bulletin_board.asp

Jihad Watch: Slain Israeli Arab's father begs for sanity in PA My message first of all to the religious leaders, the Palestinian leadership, ... who reside as Israeli Arab citizens, repect the land they live in, ...
http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/001716.php

Arutz Sheva - (Israel National News) Throughout the Arab world, women are routinely treated as second-class citizens or worse. In Saudi Arabia, women are prohibited by law from driving cars...
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/article.php3?id=488

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