I hate to inform you, but prior to the invasion by the Arab armies there was a civil war fought between the Yishuv and the Palestinian Arabs. (Morris, Righteous Victims, Vintage, 2001, p. 191). To describe them as "peaceful refugees" when, as a group, they had launched a war against the Yishuv, which the Yishuv fought at first DEFENSIVELY -- and largely restricted themselves only to defense (ibid., p. 196) is a little much even for those intent on perpetuating myths. As Morris writes, "the 'innocent' Palestinians were the aggressors...." (Independent, 21 November 2006, 6 December 2006).
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
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