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    • George Kalmar
    • 08.05.05 | 20:51 (IDT)

    No real peace will ever come between Jews and Arabs until the Arabs understand and recognize that Israel is the ancestral home of the Jews and until the Jews recognize that all of Paestine is the historic homeland of the Palestinians. The two facts are not mutually exclusive. Historical events have adjusted many borders, but they have never succeeded in destroying the pride of ancestry or the aspirations of nationhood. Both sides must insist on an official recognition of historical facts and more importantly the adaman beliefs of the other side. When this day comes, there will no longer be a need for hate and fear that comes from national and geographic insecurity.

    from the article: Does Israel want peace?
    First published 00:00 06.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 06.05.05
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