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    • Yonatan
    • 03.11.09 | 18:48 (IST)

    Israel has been building all over Jerusalem, East, West, North and South, ever since 1967. Why is such a big ruckus being raised now? Where was everyone in the '70s, the '80s an the '90s? Is it because now it is clearer than ever that Jews are living all over Jerusalem? Well, I've got news for you: Jerusalem has had a majority Jewish population ever since the mid-nineteenth century.

    from the article: Britain: Israeli settlements are 'illegal' and 'obstacle' to peace
    First published 17:26 03.11.09 | Last updated 00:23 04.11.09
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