Jewish national movement was successful - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Anonymous
    • 11.04.10 | 20:25 (IDT)

    Israel was lucky and successful in that its dream and vision for a homeland was fulfilled. Other national movements, i.e. the Armenian national movement, were not so fortunate in even realizing an autonomous region. How about the Kurds, who have always been nationalistic, wanting their own homeland. They still want to be autonomous in Iraq and separate from Turkey, but are having no luck. These people lost a lot of lives, if not almost total extermination of their people, due to the nationalists, some of whom still remain. It does not mean all people are nationalists; some or most are not; but those who are not are paying or paid the price with their lives, i.e., Armenia and Kurds who are different people and examples.The point is Jewish nationalists, with the help of Christian zionists and other friends, realized their dream; however, it is not known if a national homeland in S. America for example, would have had a bad end, like total extermination of the Jews.

    from the article: The Arab position on the Holocaust
    First published 01:09 11.04.10 | Last updated 04:08 11.04.10
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