There are Samaritans living in the Palestinian territories. But there have been periods where the options of Charlemagne were the only options open to some. That probably in inconvenient to your world view. Or is that now the option you are proposing for those people now?
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from the article: Israeli population stands at 7,695,000 at end of 2010