With thanks: Amie
Two things stand out from the comments following Ghassan Karam's article in Ya Libnan, (via Elder of Ziyon blog) advocating full citizens' rights for Palestinians in Lebanon: one is that Lebanese resentment of their Palestinian brethren runs deep. The second is that Karam cannot quite bring himself to call on Palestinians in Lebanon to abandon their 'right of return' to Israel.
Karam's reply to Aparatchik does, however, show that he is willing to concede that Jewish refugees from Arab countries do have claims, and that both sides are entitled to file claims against each other.
It is sad that the only two sounding-Israeli commentators have used this post that is attempting to deal with a purely domestic issue to make all sorts of claims that are not the subject of this post. Nonetheless the issue of Jews that were driven out of the Arab countries is a legitimate one and probably can be used to counter some of the claims by Palestinians. I am glad that you think that both sides are entitled to file counter claims.