#28, Jews can stay in the West Bank - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • newageblues
    • 26.02.07 | 18:55 (IST)

    Of course they would be under Palestinian sovereignty, just as Arabs in Israel are under Israeli sovereignty. Israel and Palestine BOTH get an F in the all-important category of "plays well with others". Israelis and their allies who think 22% of the land under dispute is too much for the Pals are ignoring the fact that the Jewish presence in Palestine was quite minimal for 1700 years. While Jews had other priorities, Palestinians were strengthening their claim to Palestine by sticking it out in the economically ruined land. Israeli hardliners need to come to terms with the bitter truth that you can't come back after 1700 years and completely take over. And the historical fact that the secular Jews who led the resettlement of Israel tended to prefer the coast, not the hills where the ancient Israelite heartland was.

    from the article: In the heart of Palestinian consensus
    First published 00:00 26.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.02.07
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