Indigenous people are Jebusites, Philistines - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Amoz
    • 14.10.07 | 13:03 (IST)

    Dear #22 Israeli, The Israelites conquered Jerusalem at a time when its inhabitant was the Jebusites, and Israel today is occupying the coastlands of the Philistines, the original inhabitants of Tel Aviv, Askelon, etc.... As such, anybody can lay claim to the land of Israel today whose descendants have lived in it for more than a couple of hundred years, including the Arabs. Arabs, Jews, Samaritans, Christians, Druzes, etc just have to live together and accept each other's right to live in the same land without excluding others. Military might does not equate to rights.

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