Letters: Oct. 12, 1970

Refugees

Sir: In your article [Sept. 21] you state that the Arabs were evicted from their ancient homeland. They were never evicted and this was never their ancient homeland. You mention further that they were driven into the squalid misery of refugee camps. They just picked up their squalid misery and moved it to another location.

Apparently you haven't seen how they live under normal conditions. It is a well-known fact that the Arabs living in Israel have better living conditions and education than in any of the Arab countries.

(MRS.) BETTY OUZER Rochester...

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