Religions don't have homelands - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • R.Ross
    • 27.01.11 | 14:30 (IST)

    Lautenberg, except for the fact that religions don't have homelands. If they did the Jewish homeland would be Mesoptomia (modern day Iraq) and the Christian homeland would be Palestine. But luckily religions don't have homelands, don't get land rights, don't constitute a people, a race, a nation or a country. The Jews, as followers of a religion have no rights. The Israelis on the other hand, as historically recent colonisers do have some rights... they just have to negotiate legitimate borders for themselves with the indigenous Palestinians.

    from the article: Israel will never get a better deal than the one it rejected
    First published 00:52 27.01.11 | Last updated 00:52 27.01.11
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