Kafr al-Hanadwa


Ethnically based land rights challenged in Israel by Mango Girl
October 3, 2007, 1:32 pm
Filed under: Arab world, Conflict, Democracy and Human Rights

A development to keep track of – the Jewish National Fund, the para-state authority for land use in Israel, is being ordered by the Israeli High Court to overturn its Jews-only land lease policy. Nothing could be more central to the idea of Israel, or a starker metaphor for the basic contradictions of its political project – and it’s good every now and again to bring some of those contradictions out in the open.


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[…] Girl says it so I don’t have to — Ethnically based land rights challenged in Israel: A development to keep track of – the Jewish National Fund, the para-state authority for land use […]

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