OOO who's doing the misrepresenting? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 26.11.09 | 20:22 (IST)

    "Ethnical cleansing is a despicable act, no matter by whom it is done. So of course I agree that it was wrong of Jordan to act as it did. It is probably impossible to return their lost assets but those who suffered from those acts (both Jews and gentiles) should be entitled to restitution. Just as there are many other people who should be entitled to restitution... " There is no need for, "restitution," since the Jews were able to reclaim their properties. You pretend it was wrong for them to do so. "By using the words "move back" you are seriously misrepresenting the issue at hand." Not at all. "First of all it indicates that the people in the settlements are the same people that were expelled." No, it doesn't. It indicates that the owners reclaimed their properties and that time has moved on since then. The land owners reclaimed and developed their properties. Do you think large communities should remain undeveloped because you don't like that it's Jews doing the developing?

    from the article: Netanyahu declares 10-month settlement freeze 'to restart peace talks'
    First published 13:36 25.11.09 | Last updated 20:07 08.12.09
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