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    • Moritz (USA)
    • 31.05.11 | 16:25 (IDT)

    " ... Prior to 1948 there was no Israel. The Jewish nation had nothing ... " You are partly right, but, remember: The UN proposed Partition of Palestine WAS ACCEPTED by the leaders of the Jewish community in Palestine, through the Jewish Agency. However, the plan WAS REJECTED by leaders of the Arab community (the Palestine Arab Higher Committee etc). Not only that (all) the Arabs rejected it, they attacked Israel at once. True ?! And ... one more thing, you believe that Israel exists only because of the Holocaust. I agree with idea that, if Israel existed before 1948, there might not have been a Holocaust !

    from the article: Netanyahu had the courage to stand up to Obama
    First published 01:21 31.05.11 | Last updated 01:21 31.05.11
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