jews gave up 75% of the land of Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Azohun Vey
    • 31.12.09 | 20:06 (IST)

    Palestinians like to say that already conceded 75% of the Palestine to Jews. They conveniently forget that Jordan (or Transjordan) were always historically a part of Jewish patrimony. They were part of kingdom of Saul and David. The land east of Jordan River belonged to the tribes Manasseh, Gad and Reuben. It was Jews who conceded big part of their historical homeland first in 1920. Palestinians pocketed it and then went on claiming the rest. The same is going to be with any territorial concession. Just look on Lebanon. No matter how far Israel withdraw, there will be some other farm or village they something else.

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    First published 13:39 31.12.09 | Last updated 17:50 31.12.09
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