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    • 02.12.09 | 02:59 (IST)

    'Hey, what world do you live in? Jerusalem was captured in the war of 1967 but the maneuver was never internationally recognized." What world do YOU live in? In my world, Jews have been a majority in Jerusalem since the 1800s. In my world, the Jewish Quarter was in East Jerusalem. In my world, Jordan captured East Jerusalem in 1948 and kicked out every single Jew. In my world, Jordan attacked Israel again 19 years later and lost control over the territories. There was no vacuum, no Arab East Jerusalem prior to 1948. It was only under Arab control (without Jews) for 19 years. Jews got to move back into Jerusalem after this very brief absence. A shame your myopic world doesn't allow for that.

    from the article: Livni to Sweden: Ditch EU plan on dividing Jerusalem
    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 13:56 19.12.09
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