"Invented" peoples - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard
    • 26.12.11 | 14:49 (IST)

    Jews as a nationality go back at least 2500 years, despite TB's belief to the contrary. "Americans" were invented, as he says, in the 18th century -- quite deliberately invented. And "Belgians" and "Italians" were invented in the 19th century. The rational reaction to such statements, it seems to me, ought to be, "So what?"

    from the article: Sheldon Adelson to Birthright group: Gingrich is right to call Palestinians 'invented people'
    First published 09:26 26.12.11 | Last updated 09:26 26.12.11
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