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    • Ita
    • 15.12.09 | 09:14 (IST)

    Mark Twain said that many nations have come and gone but the Jews have withstood the times. There is no proof that the Palestinians are from the Canaanites and Frankly Abraham was from the time period of the Canaanites and the Land of Israel was given to the children of Isaac while other land was given to the children of Ishmael. Jews have documented proof that they are connected to Abraham and more recent King David.The world can't just pick up and decide what they think is legal on someone else's land,nor can they decide whether it is legal for the Israelis to run this land.Had the Palestinians really wanted a state they would have 1. taken the partition in 1918 2. fought the british and made a country beforehand-what's the excuse then? that is a good 30 years before the State of Israel..3. why didn't they fight with the Jordanians in the years 1949-1967 to get back the land they want so bad now.4. Why didn't they take their half in 1947? 60 percent of what Israel has now was not pal

    from the article: Jewish town won't let Arab build home on his own land
    First published 00:00 14.12.09 | Last updated 13:59 14.12.09
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