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    • R.Ross
    • 19.09.11 | 15:37 (IDT)

    So what was the culture which includes Judaism? Hebrew? You don't call yourself Hebrews. You call yourself Jews and since the term Jew could not exist before the religion existed then clearly it is the religion which includes and which brought forth the culture. Jew is a religious definition. Unless you can show me how it is not and how it is not derived from Judaism? So, if Jews are an ethnic group then so too are Christians and Moslems correct? If not, why not? And if Christians are an ethnic group and their religion was founded in Palestine then surely they have rights to Palestine? And if Judaism was founded in Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq and/or Egypt then surely any Jewish rights are to Iraq or Egypt, not Palestine? Correct?

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    First published 10:26 19.09.11 | Last updated 10:26 19.09.11
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