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Right of Return—War of Words in L.A.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/right_of_return_war_of_words_in_la_20050506

The Orange County engineer often thinks about returning to his father's old house in Jaffa. It was a family jewel, Abuljebain said, telling how Israeli forces expropriated that home more than 50 years ago to make room for Jewish residents. As the 54-year-old Kuwaiti-born Palestinian sees it, the illegitimate, racist and imperialist state of Israel is the barrier standing between him and the realization of his homecoming.

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