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    • isaac
    • 31.10.12 | 19:18 (IST)

    Tony, You're confusing Arabs with Philistines. Philistines originally lived in Gaza, and were one of the ancient enemies of the Israelites. They were not Arab. The Romans named the area Palestine to spite the Jews. The Arabs came into the area in the 7th century, and have only called themselves, as a people, Palestinians since the 1920's. Also, Jews were very strict about who they married during the Diaspora. And as you should know, not many people convert to Judaism. THis is genetic testing shows many similarities between Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews

    from the article: Netanyahu arrives in France, with nuclear Iran high on agenda
    First published 14:07 31.10.12 | Last updated 14:07 31.10.12
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