"the [Israeli] Jews pulled themselves by their boot straps and worked like Trojans to build a viable country." (Jasmine) Yes, ... after they got rid of the British occupier - which, by the way, was much smarter than to scatter settlements in every corner of the land, for the benefit of British religious fanatics. "They don't even like one another, which is a shame. I mean Arabs killing Arabs ... " (Jasmine) You are right. Let us choose another enemy, more civilized, to occupy. It decidedly seems as if we have picked up the wrong one. PS: Could it be that there was a time when the USA was populated by Palestinians? See under: Civil War, 1861-1865.
17-year-old Palestinian killed by IDF on Friday laid to rest near Ramallah (Haaretz)
from the article: A Palestinian peace plan Israelis can live with