very nice, far from being historically accurate - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • alexander
    • 14.05.11 | 18:29 (IDT)

    Arab population in Palestine is mostly composed of early -late 19th century immigration . ("innocent abroad" by Mark Twain illustrates the land's emptiness in the middle of that century ) . The idea that (Ashkenazi) Jews are in consanguinity with the local Arab population was adopted by BG as a self convincing argument to support immigration to Eretz Yisrael .

    from the article: Hundreds in Jaffa take to the streets to mark Nakba Day
    First published 17:34 14.05.11 | Last updated 17:34 14.05.11
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