Biblical Israelite period is part of Palestinian history - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Meir Gush Etzion
    • 22.07.11 | 16:32 (IDT)

    i have heard this before and is an interesting concept.. The Palestinian People bear the entire history of the various peoples/nations that were here.. a sort of living History book of the Land..or personification of the land...the trees, the rock.. On the other hand the Palestinians, as descendents of Ismael/Yishmael are brothers who were sent from the land. The Jews, who see themselves as "outsiders" from the time of Abraham see the land not as our physical root but as the earthly foundation where we are called upon to build a sanctified life. Don't these two spheres complement each other?

    from the article: In West Bank city of Nablus, archaeologists uncover biblical ruin
    First published 15:09 22.07.11 | Last updated 15:09 22.07.11
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