in the context of this article, then yes, ancient history does matter...IT IS the central point of this article. jerusalem in ancient or modern times is always thought of as the jewish land..the jewish capital. PERIOD. As for all this other fluff and banter, if israel was RE-created in part because of the holocaust, notice that all world powers chose the land of israel precisely where it is today to put this state..not ethiopia, not alaska, not greenland...why did they choose this place? because it was ALWAYS known as the jewish homeland. as for walter in anchorage, what a waste of a life you obviously are leading...you are a shameless jew hater...your posts are pure drivel...it's quite obvious you are a skinhead neo nazi punk. The land of Israel will ALWAYS be jewish walter...ALWAYS. But the land YOU HYPOCRITICALLY LIVE ON was never yours to begin with....so why dont you move your fat neo nazi ass back to germany or austria...you'll be more welcome there...
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from the article: It's wrong to suggest Israel was direct result of Holocaust