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Submitted by Harry Lieberman (Canada), Mar 11, 2010 at 09:25

Shame on Biden and anyone who compromises the legitimite rights of Jews. When will Jews learn the
lessons of the Holocaust? Bowing down (appeasement) to the brutal enemies of Jews only encourages more violence against Jews. The Mufti of Jerusalem and his descedants are not apologizing for trying to import the holocaust to Jews in Jerusalem.
Kuwaitis are not apologizing for punishing 450,000 Palestinians for supporting Saddam Husseins invaion in 1992.
Iran does not apologize for the brutality of their regime and how they call for the destruction of Israel.
Hamas does nto apologize for shooting Palestinians in the knees or provoking Israel for their self serving ambitions.
I could go on...but you know the facts very well. Only Jews apologize for their existence.

Arabs, Jews, Christians and others in Israel make up a population that are all Israeli citizens. Yet when it comes to areas such as the West Bank, East Jerusalem , those who demonize Israel and claim that it has nothing to do with Jews, do not refer to the " so called settlers" as Israeli, they refer to them as" Jews". Yet Arabs in Israel "proper" are referred to as Israeli Arabs. An Israeli Arab in the West bank is not referred to as a "settler" to the contrary as an Israeli he has an right to live in the West Bank in spite of being an Israeli because he is an Arab and not a Jew.

In Gaza Palestinians are both Muslim and Christian. The Palestinian laws in Gaza and the West Bank allow Christians and Muslims to own a home but that right is not granted to Jews . Palestinians face the death penalty for selling a home to a Jew.

So what is Israel Apartheid and the reference to the right of Jews in East Jerusalem as "settlers" all about any way?

Israel Apartheid week is part of an over all Campaign of Misinformation in the guise of anti semitism meant to deligitimze the right of Jews in what is 20,000 sq km of territory called Israel. When one speaks of an entitlement of territory based on common evidence of nationhood , Jews have only to point to their 3000 year old currency, inscribed in Hebrew not Arabic, that is still in use today in Israel, and used by all Israeli citizens including Arabs .

There has never been a Palestinian state or nation. If that were a fact than why is it that Palestinians are not making a claim on Jordan which was once part of the Palestine Mandate ? Probably for the same reason that those who demonize Israel regulary by referring to Israels right of self defence as "ethnic cleansing", while the Palestinian population has tripled under so called" Israeli occupation", while in contrast the very same Israel bashers are silent to a real ethnic cleansing of 450,000 Palestinians from Kuwait.


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Muslim Jerusalem ? [196 words]BamagujeMar 30, 2010 18:06170787
Thumb in the eye [188 words]Jay1Mar 19, 2010 22:51170427
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Has Sec. Clinton lot her mind ?!?!?!?! [43 words]jerraissyMar 17, 2010 05:42170276
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On "Collective Sucide" [118 words]Warren BrunchMar 15, 2010 07:42170138
Typical Canadian Israel hater - living on stolen Indian land that was colonized by Europeans [186 words]Abba McDonaldMar 15, 2010 08:46170138
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Collective Suicide [88 words]Bill NarveyMar 19, 2010 06:15170138
Hundreds Of Christians Killed In Nigeria While Biden Was In Jerusalem-Yet Media & Obama Spoke Only Of Jerusalem [48 words]SimchaMar 14, 2010 12:07170130
What Israelis think [98 words]Edward L.Mar 13, 2010 14:45170063
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Settlements [34 words]Carolyn K. DinofskyMar 12, 2010 17:19170032
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????? [22 words]cwwMar 13, 2010 19:09170015
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Pål-André HaugenMar 12, 2010 05:29170008
biden's visit [97 words]AndriaMar 11, 2010 22:45170000
No big deal if US asks Israel to stop [70 words]Maham KhanMar 11, 2010 21:20169998
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Huhh!! [77 words]James DMar 16, 2010 03:09169997
James D Wants Proof; James D Does Not Want Criticism of One's Country or People [1361 words]Renee BouvierMar 16, 2010 19:03169997
no more of this . . . please!!! [150 words]James DMar 18, 2010 02:39169997
More BS [391 words]James DMar 18, 2010 04:58169997
Biden-------Stay out of Israel's business! [20 words]Jean OvertonMar 11, 2010 18:29169992
Let's call it a red herring [87 words]Richard FeinbloomMar 11, 2010 17:18169990
Why should Israelis trust Biden at all? [49 words]MDMar 11, 2010 16:18169986
" Trust " Israel has earn trust many times over, Israel has kept every peace agreement .. 2010 Mar [171 words]Phil GreendMar 11, 2010 15:51169985
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John W. McGinleyMar 11, 2010 08:19169966
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Biden on settlements? [95 words]Laura KernMar 11, 2010 07:16169963
Israel [59 words]2outspokenMar 11, 2010 05:58169962
Commitment to Israel may be a ruse [72 words]Gamaliel IsaacMar 11, 2010 05:57169961
Correction [12 words]Gamaliel IsaacMar 12, 2010 14:23169961
Obama Lied to AIPAC [205 words]anthonyMar 16, 2010 21:36169961
Sometimes a true friend needs to apply tough love [160 words]Ben ClarkeMar 11, 2010 05:00169960
UN Era is a joke [215 words]Peter HerzMar 12, 2010 21:53169960
Tough Love? Surley You Joke! [203 words]Ben WankerlinMar 16, 2010 20:26169960
Ben lets support Muslims who oppose extremism not lump them together with the radicals [217 words]Ben ClarkeMar 17, 2010 22:05169960
Losing a winning war [202 words]kamekishMar 11, 2010 04:55169959

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