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Entire area inhabited by Arabs?

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Submitted by Shawn Cohen (United States), Mar 30, 2009 at 23:16

U know who, I have read the Bible from Abraham on, many times. If modern day Jews and ancient Jews are different, why do there traditions so closely resemble each other? Sounds rather conspiratorial. Further, referring to ancient inhabitants of the land as Arabs is rather anachronistic, since they didn't even call themselves Arabs back then. Incidentally, documents from non-Jewish sources show that there was an influx of Arabs to the land that is now Israel only after the Jews settled there in the decades directly preceding the twentieth century.

If that land was so important to them before the Jews arrived, why weren't they already living there?

The truth is, Jewish industry brought Arab immigrants and in-migrants to the region. It's time to face reality: a so-called Palestinian people have no more right to the land than the Jews who arrived there 120+ years ago. That´s right the name Palestine didn´t exist. It was actually called Caanan. The Jews of the bible are not the Jews that live in the State of Israel today. That entire area of the Middle East was inhabited by Arabs. As it is today. Know your bible history. Read the book of Genesis from Abraham on.

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