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    • ChanahS
    • 27.03.11 | 14:29 (IST)

    The population of Israel consists of people whose ancestors were mostly refugee - from the Holocaust, from Arab countries (where they were kicked out) and from anywhere where Jews were not welcome. Their children are no longer refugees because Isrel got down to state building, developed and everyone benfitted. Had Israel decided to spend the past 60 years avenging real or imaginary ills against Jews, the Israeli population would still be in refugee camps (of which there were many in the early fifties). Draw the paralles and you will have your answer.

    from the article: Palestinians: Two Jihad militants killed in Israeli strike on Gaza
    First published 09:05 27.03.11 | Last updated 09:05 27.03.11
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