Hastaroth An estimate 20-25,000 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CJ
    • 15.11.09 | 20:16 (IST)

    "You say that the "Palestinians" who have a "RoR" to Israel are not millions but only "a few thousands" and that they are all above 61-years old." 'Palestine' refugees from what is now actual Sovereign Israeli soil. NONE under 61 years of age. It was 61/62 years ago. So they nearly all would have been children when they were dispossessed, not parents. The life expectancy of a Palestine refugee NOW is 73. It would have been even less in 1948. Their parents are mostly dead through natural attrition. "Care to say how many "few thousands"?" "..350,000 Arabs resided in the Jewish state created by partition http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/partition_plan.html "...leaving approximately 160,000 Arabs in the State of Israel.http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/refugees.html Approx 190,000 were dispossessed from Sovereign Israeli territory. The majority of the adults of the time are now dead.

    from the article: Palestinian PM: Declaration of statehood just a formality
    First published 10:33 15.11.09 | Last updated 23:42 15.11.09
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