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    • Dino
    • 09.05.11 | 22:52 (IDT)

    Nope. Israel is exactly 63 years old. Declaration of Independence is a de facto her birth certificate. Biblical fables are not counted as historic facts. In my country there are structures that some claim are pyramids, presumably built by our forefathers, which would make the country very old. But it's not a historic fact. There is no proof. So, it is generaly accepted as a fact that the country is twelve centuries old, based on the state documents written at that time. As I said, and no offense to you, religious fables - irespective of religion in question - are not history. Happy Independence Day to all Israelis. I wish you many more such joyous days.

    from the article: 'On its 63rd birthday, Israel is a shining beacon in the Middle East'
    First published 19:57 09.05.11 | Last updated 19:57 09.05.11
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