"it seems to me Palestine was supposed to be a Jewish homeland" Indeed. In Palestine as Palestinians under Palestinian Law, remembering of course, at that time Jews were also Palestinians in Palestine. Read the actual Mandate. Read the White Papers. What Balfour had to say http://talknic.wordpress.com/sovereignty-state-non-state-entity/ Learn instead of spouting propaganda.
Munich council upholds ban on Holocaust 'stumbling stone' memorials (AP)
from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally