by Hillel Fendel
PA prime minister Salam Fayyad has confirmed that 50,000 Arabs have left
Speaking on Tuesday at a conference in
Fayyad linked the exodus to the fighting between Hamas and Fatah, which resulted in the Hamas take-over of
Conference organizer Hassan Abu Libdeh agreed: "There is a Palestinian brain drain caused by the difficulties of living here," he said.
A year ago, in May 2007, the Mufti of Jerusalem for the PA, Sheikh Muhammed Amin Hussein, issued a religious ruling banning emigration from "the
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