Gustaf, colonization....? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Aaron
    • 14.07.06 | 03:58 (IDT)

    I find it funny how people refer to Israel as a colonial state. Firstly, by definition a colony has to have a country that specifically sends people to this area to inhabit it and influence those in the area. Last time i checked there was no country called 'zionist'. the only Zion that i know of is mentioned in the Bible and quite specifically refers to Jerusalem and Israel. Secondly, I believe that withdrawing from lands that were captured in a war that was started by someone else is a gesture of peace and unfortunately the Hamas government has not taken the opportunity to create peace.

    from the article: Army to decide on lowering alert in north; Qassams hit Negev
    First published 00:00 13.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 13.07.06
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