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    • American in Paris
    • 29.06.10 | 21:34 (IDT)

    You’re correct that East Jerusalem historically had a Jewish majority, as did Hebron and other areas in Judea and Samaria. That said, many cities and towns in what is now the State of Israel also, in the recent past, had Arab/Palestinian majorities. "Right of return" either applies universally or to neither side. If the descendants of Jews forced out of E. Jerusalem and the west bank are allowed to return, then the descendants of Palestinians forced out Israel proper should also be allowed to return. And if, on the other hand, the “construction of settlements” is ended in E. Jerusalem, then the “right of return” for the Palestinians must be abandoned as well. No double standards- for either side. Shalom

    from the article: The Orthodox Jews fighting the Judaization of East Jerusalem
    First published 16:12 24.06.10 | Last updated 16:12 24.06.10
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