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Only when the Jews return to their land will the land bring forth its bounty.

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in response to reader comment: Both historical And Biblical Revisionism and self aggrandizement

Submitted by Makr al Kidya (Canada), Dec 3, 2012 at 21:02

I have heard this too many times...nothing will grow under Arab feet. It must be under God's chosen to grow.

One such Israeli refugee from Gaza, Rachel Saperstein, addressed the Jerusalem Conference recently held in Israel. Now 68 years of age, she lives with her husband, a disabled terror victim, in a run down camp along with five hundred other Jewish families driven from their homes located throughout the Gaza Strip.

In her speech, she lamented that not a thing now grows in the village she was forced to abandon during the Disengagement Plan. The greenhouses that were given freely to the Palestinian Arabs have largely been trashed but those still in use yield nothing.

"We know the reason why," she suggests. "Only when the Jews return to their land will the land bring forth its bounty. No Israeli government is to give away any of our land ever again ... This is my message."

Despite Gaza's rich Jewish history little is known of it to most people. The events unfolding today in Gaza now take preeminence, clouding perceptions that might otherwise be better shaped through the historical perspective of millennia.

Nice history lesson. Love it! Gaza must be re-taken by the Jews. The entire are must be retaken and governed under Israel. Then there will be true peace in the land.

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