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Israel Attorney General rules state land must be sold to Arabs as well as Jews

[JURIST] Israel's Attorney General Menahem Mazuz [official biography] has ruled that Israeli land parcels under the control of the Jewish National Fund [official website] and the Israel Lands Administration [official website] must be available for purchase by Arabs as well as Jews. Until now, the land was only sold to Jews. Mazuz announced the decision Wednesday in response to a petition submitted to the High Court of Justice protesting the traditional policy. Mazuz says he believes the old policy could not be defended in court. The Jerusalem Post has more.

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