Why did they not have the right to self-determination, as promised in Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points, including the right to set immigration policy? Because Europeans and Americans didn't consider them cultured enough? That's no reason. Zionism piggybacked on Turkish and then British imperialism/colonialism. If Israeli Jews are honest about this, they would be more reasonable about what they are offering the Palestinians today.
from the article: Four years on, Netanyahu returns to Bar Ilan more hawkish than ever