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Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Mar 11, 2008 at 12:56

One of the earliest mentions of Jerusalem in the Old Testament scriptures is Joshua 10:1. Joshua was writing in about the 14th Century B.C., and was appointed by Moses to succeed him. At that time the king of Jerusalem was Adonizedek.

Long before that, however, Israel was the home of the Hebrews, their leader Abraham, whom God lead out of Ur to become His People, the Jews, and to settle in what is now modern Israel. What is now Israel, however, is not the entire land given to the Jews, but only a small part of it. A statement that the Jews have no claim to Jerusalem, is not only an out-and-out lie, it is historically incorrect as well.

The Temple may have been destroyed in 70 A.D. but the Jewish people will never be wiped out from the Earth.

For Issam Sissalem to claim that "There is no historical text . .. " or that "The Bible . . .has no connection to history" is so blatantly outrageous that it is laughable. The Bible is basically the history of the Jews. A large part of claims such as Mr. Sissalem's are often due to jealousy, which as everyone knows, is a destructive force. Stupidity is hereditary, but ignorance is curable.

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