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    • fred shapiro
    • 11.11.09 | 18:51 (IST)

    Gilad: This will not alter your views-because you are cose minded. But try to follow: The Jews were wandering nomads. They established a state along the Mediterranean-about where Israel is today-in about 1,000 BCE. Since then, the Persians, Macedonians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Arabs and Turks have ruled that area. The only claim the Jews have to that land superior to those of the others is based on the Old Testament-which you have to either be Jewish or Christian to believe. Thus, your argument as to why this is Jewish land requires imposing your religous beliefs on others. No court made up of Hindus would recognize it. Go back to the drawing board with your simplistic notions. thanks Fred

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