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Israeli Foreign Ministry Calls on Jewish Refugees to Share Testimonials

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Jews evacuate the Old City of Jerusalem after Arab riots in 1936.

Ynet – “I’m a refugee” – This is the title of a unique viral campaign launched by the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday calling on Israelis born in Arab countries to upload video testimonials telling the story of their deportation from those countries, Yedioth Ahronoth reported.

Initiated by Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, himself a son of an Algeria-born refugee, the campaign aims to promote recognition and compensation for the refugees and their families and raise the issue on the international agenda.

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