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    • Gordon
    • 03.05.13 | 14:41 (IDT)

    We know Jews and Judaeism have a historical link to Israel. No-one with any sense believes that anyone more than the Jewish elites were exiled, not the great majority of people. And we know that when European Jews tried to (re)establish a Jewish state there was someone else who was born there and whose parents and parents parents had been too. The point everyone is arguing about is only relevant if you think that just being Jewish gives you ownership of a specific bit of real estate. No-one except racists think that race or religion gives you a right to take something that someone else owns. I can't fly back to my ancestors county in Ireland with gun in hand and take it off the people who live there now. My neighbour can't fly back to his parents home in Germany with gun in hand and take it off the people who live their now. Only Jews it seems think they can.

    from the article: BBC pulls documentary claiming story of Jewish exodus from Jerusalem is a 'myth’
    First published 14:01 02.05.13 | Last updated 09:15 02.05.13
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