Indeed,the Jews who left the Holy Land before and during the Roman rule for a better life elsewhere in the Roman Empire forfeited their right to the Holy Land. The Jews who stayed put in the Holy Land became part of the Palestinian people along with other ethnic groups residing in the country. The Jews were expelled by the Romans from Jerusalem but not from ther province of Palestina.
South African court throws out fraud case against opposition politician (Reuters)
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