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    • Tom Dee
    • 23.10.10 | 15:42 (IST)

    The Holocaust happened in the 1930's. The decision for a home land for the jew came about from the first zionist congress of 1880. Israel was the brain child of Lord Rothchild and it had nothing to do with the holocaust which was many years in the future. Thousands of zionist arrived in the ottoman empire in the 1920's. Illegal immigrants was a major problem for the british prior to WWII. BTW if europe gave homeland to the jews in arab land they why do you object to the arabs going to europe to live? The mess was created in Europe. What is needed is to find a way to undo the errors and trying to make it sound like Israel was created because of the holocaust does not help. The holocaust was a true horror and it should not be subject to myths like it lead to the creation of israel.

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