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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 11.08.07 | 18:27 (IDT)

    Geez, I seem to be mixed up on the history (20th Century) of Hebron. I had read that in 1929, there were lots of Jews living in Hebron and 67 died in the riots. But I also read that lots more than 67 survived by sheltering in Arab homes, the homes of Muslim Arabs. The Jewish Virtual Library says that there were 800 Jews living in Hebron at the time. 800Jews - 67 Jews died = 733 Jews surviving How can I reconcile this? According to a lot of posters here, all Muslims and all Arabs are murderers. Were all the Muslims and all the Arabs somehow apostates? or was there something else? The Brits jailed or hanged a lot of the Arabs responsible for the Jewish deaths. So if I get the argument right, the decendents of the people who saved Jews in 1929 need to suffer and pay for their acts of humanity. Did I get it right?

    from the article: Hypocrisy in Hebron
    First published 00:00 10.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.08.07
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