The fiction of Jewish weakness in 1948 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 10.11.09 | 05:43 (IST)

    Netanyahu actully believes the following untrue statement: "In 1948, some 600,000 Jews, their backs against the sea, fended off the assault of much larger enemies sworn to our destruction. We were aided by many of our fellow American Jews. You gave money, arms, and most important, tremendous moral support." CIA figures at that time suggested that Jews were stronger than the Arabs at that time and had more resources.

    from the article: Full text of Netanyahu's speech at Jewish Federations of North America GA
    First published 23:30 09.11.09 | Last updated 23:34 09.11.09
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