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Hundreds of Israelis Demonstrate Against Home Sale to Arab Family

Residents of northern Israeli town Afula demonstrated on June 13 against the sale of a house to a family of Palestinian citizens. PHOTO: Middle East Monitor/Haaretz

GOODIZEN — Dozens of Israelis continued to demonstrate against the property sale for a second day on Thursday [14 June 2018], according to Haaretz.

Middle East Monitor reports: The protest, which was attended by Afula Mayor Avi Elkabetz and Deputy Mayor Shlomo Malihi, saw some 150 local residents wave Israeli flags and carry signs condemning those who sold their house to Palestinians; one sign read: “Traitors against the Jews will get no rest.”

Mayor Elkabetz declared:

“The residents of Afula don’t want a mixed city, but rather a Jewish city, and it’s their right. This is not racism.” […]

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