Why these Jews ignore history and legality - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Y.S.
    • 03.06.07 | 18:18 (IDT)

    It is amazing how all these Israeli writers lament the "occupation" whereas they ignore that the occupation occur in 1948 when the West Bank and Gaza were illegally occupied by Egypt and Gaza, and many Jewish settlements "beyond the green line", e.g. Gush Etzion, were conquered by the Arabs and many of their defenders massacred in cold blood. Furthermore, they ignore the fact that four fifths of Palestine, i.e. four fifths of the land that originially was destined by the league for a Jewish state (that was later postponed) was earlier occupied by an Arab Palestinian state (TransJordan, Eastern Palestine, now called Jordan). This Arab occupation more than fulfill Palestinian Arab self determinaton, in the heart of the land meant to be a Jewish state. What cause these Israeli writers to ignore these facts?

    from the article: Learning from 'his own words'
    First published 00:00 01.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.06.07
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