Peter, how many Jews were living East of the Jordan in 1925? Why do you think that a territory with no Jews should have been awarded to European Jews to settle? The same goes for the rest of the Mandate. 75% of Jews in 1948 were foreign born. What right did they have to that land? The native inhabitants of Palestine have been arabs for the past 13 centuries. The creation of Israel has been a great injustice to them. No wonder they keep resisting.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
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