Palestine has been on the map since BEFORE Abraham was born. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Melissa
    • 14.01.13 | 17:23 (IST)

    It was called "Filistia" before the Romans landed. Abraham was a Jewish Arab from Sumaria. The Palestinians WERE Jews, and 38% are directly descended from the ancient Jews. Before that, they were Canaanites, and since they have been Christians and Muslims. The Bible says the original Jews were immigrants from Egypt, by the way. The Jewish kingdom did not last for 3,000 years. It lasted for a few centuries. There HAVE been Jews in Palestine since Abraham. And other religion before and since. BTW-- NO state on the planet gives free land based on a claim of being a descendant from an ancient resident. BUT, if you think Israel 's case is strong, she needs to end the conflict by presenting her case to the ICC.

    from the article: Jordan king: Arab Spring should drive Israeli government to 'embrace peace'
    First published 13:12 14.01.13 | Last updated 13:12 14.01.13
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