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    • Shmuel
    • 08.08.06 | 00:29 (IDT)

    Actually, the British Mandate called for the creation of a Jewish state, and the British were in control of Palestine. Later, the United Nations voted in favor of the establishment of Israel. This is historical fact. So you can claim all you want that we established our country on your dead bodies, but you are revising well documented history. Again, the Arab states declared war against Israel, in rejection of the UN partition plan. There's really nothing you can do to change these facts. It's also interesting that you claim that we deny the right of their existence, when all claims of denying existence in the region come from Arab states against Israel. You will only find "history" contrary to this in Arab propaganda textbooks. But I dare you to do some real research from historians with no partiality to either side in the conflict. Go on, try it.

    from the article: Cabinet to meet over expansion of ground operations
    First published 00:00 07.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.08.06
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