04.28.2002 FactsOfIsrael.com Newsletter
This is the first issue of the FactsOfIsrael.com newsletter
- once a week I will send one fact on Israel and
the Middle East to anyone who is interested in the history, geography, demographics, and current
events of the region.
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Palestinians that stayed in Israel after Israel's 1948 war of Independence
received full Israeli citizenship.
As of March 2002, there were 980,000 arabs in Israel (15% of the total population,
mostly Muslim, a minority Christian) who have the right to vote and have parties of
their own represented in the Knesset, Israel's parliament.
For more details, check the FactsOfIsrael.com
A Muslim woman votes in the Israeli elections.
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Here are a few articles that captured my attention this week:
Terrorists murder four in Adora
Official Saudi Arabian newspaper:
"Special Ingredient For Jewish Holidays is Human Blood From Non-Jewish Youth"
Europe and 'Those People'. Anti-Semitism arises again.
Faces of the Victims
A site that has the pictures of all Israeli victims murdered by Palestinian terrorists
since October 2000. If you click on the face of the victim, you also get a
description of the terrorist attack.
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