#17 Jackie. If you don't like the subject, change it. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ron
    • 12.12.09 | 20:29 (IST)

    This posting didn't respond to #14 which talked about young Gazans denied education and proper medical attention. You turned that into to a question of genocide. Why would anyone answer a question about a subject never introduced? Its your new subject, you answer it. No one fled the British Mandate and the Mandate had nothing to do with subsequent events. Under UNSC 181, Israel declared statehood on 14 May 1948. At midnight that day the Mandate expired. Israel was then attacked by Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Egypt. The only one of those countries that had originally been included in the Mandate was Jordan, but it had been an independent, sovereign nation since 1946. If by Arabs fleeing the Mandate you meant Palestinians, they didnt go anywhere and had no part in that or any other war Israel fought with Arab armies.

    from the article: Thousands of Palestinians faking illness to flee Gaza siege
    First published 09:49 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:37 10.12.09
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