" If I were a Palestinian Arab living amongst Palestinian Jews during the British Mandate I would have welcomed with open arms the arrival of a people from the haunting of the Holocaust, especially when they showed such industriousness and a gushing romance for the land." Lavi Heart rendering stuff Lavi, but see below the real Zionist face--that the Palestinians foresaw. In 1938, Ben-Gurion made it clear of his support for the "Jewish state" on part of Palestine was only as a stepping ground for a complete conquest. He wrote: "[I am] satisfied with part of the country, but on the basis of the assumption that after we build up a strong force following the establishment of the state--we will abolish the partition of the country and we will expand to the whole Land of Israel." (Expulsion Of The Palestinians, p. 107 & One Palestine Complete, p. 403) you have ben brainwashed Lavi--badly so. Lay off the Joan Peters --it can be fatal.
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