What a Gross Distrotion of An Historic Legacy! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 29.12.09 | 17:42 (IST)

    This woman seems to dsitort history on more than one level. First, she speaks of "The Land of Israel" rather than the "State of Israel". The first term is a religious term that has no validity in international law or the international community. That of course only drives her on further,as it does all of her ilk. The international community recognises the State of Israel within the borders of pre June 6, 1967.It recognises that those borders should serve as the basis for fair and equitable land adjustments through a negotiated settlement. The Land of Israel is a term connoting diviner right of one group over the other, of one group disenfranchising the other and for her to make herself or the colonists out as Rosa Paris is a gross distortion of the historical record. It is rather she and her colonists who lay claim to a territory not part of their state that are doing the segregating. Israel's enslavement of another people and the continuous theft of their land exhibits another reality

    from the article: Comment / Settlement freeze is like racial segregation in U.S.
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:23 29.12.09
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