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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 09.12.09 | 08:09 (IST)

    you need to remember the history of hevron. jews had lived there for many centuries, going back to biblical times. jews have been massacred and expulsed from hevron ever since at least roman times. they were massacred by muslims and christians alike. the most recent massacre was by arabs in 1929. not a single jew was left in hevron. those 500 hundred jews who live in hevron today are first and foremost jews. the fact that muslims have not allowed jews to live among them for many years is well known. jews are not allowed even to enter as visitors to many countries. your attempt to claim that the jews of hevron are "settlers" as opposed to jews is indicative of an extreme intolerance on the part of the far left.

    from the article: Trust the settlers to lose the West Bank
    First published 12:10 07.12.09 | Last updated 17:21 07.12.09
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