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    • Ben.Plonie
    • 04.04.12 | 07:26 (IDT)

    The point of the essay is even if the story is not true, it makes no real difference. That's not really a good enough reason to live and die for Jewish continuity, or continue a dangerous and unpleasant dispute with the Arabs, for example. After all, they're lying, but our history is a myth, so why don't we just drop our annoying claim to Schmalastine? This is Haaretz, remember?

    from the article: All Jews were once slaves in Egypt, whether history proves it or not
    First published 20:55 02.04.12 | Last updated 20:55 02.04.12
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