How do you define "indigenous"? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shai
    • 19.10.10 | 22:54 (IST)

    Anyway, the phrase used was "existing non-Jewish communities". BIG difference. The Palestinians are not "indigenous" in the sense that aborigines are in Australia or Native Americans are. The Jews preceded them in Israel by far. And if you're going to go on "indigenous" don't be disingenuous. Clamor for the Tibetans of China. The Berbers of Morocco. The Basques of Spain. Why make up stories about a population, which at best was here a few hundred years, as though they were here for thousands?

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