"west Bank " a term coined in 1967 , Judea a name bestowed a "little" earlier" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • alexander
    • 29.01.12 | 13:48 (IST)

    King Herod the Great (died in 4 BC) was not the ruler or monarch of "the West Bank" . Since the term WB was coined by the Hashemites ( and their aspirations over it were terminated in 1988 ) , the term Judea is much more appropriate.

    from the article: Top archaeologists condemn Israeli plan to rebuild ancient tomb
    First published 09:26 29.01.12 | Last updated 09:26 29.01.12
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