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Population Exchange

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in response to reader comment: Israel must be steadfast in protecting its rights and its people

Submitted by Michael S (United States), May 27, 2015 at 03:05

Hi, YJ. You said,

No one is mentioning that the Arab countries had ejected about a million Jewish people and their children from their countries, confiscated their assets, businesses, homes and Real estate. Many of the Jews ejected from Arab countries died while their forced departure from Arab countries, due to hardship, famine and starvation. 650,00 Jewish people and their children of these expelled Jewish people and their children were resettled in Greater Israel.

An important part of the "Palestinian" narrative, is to separate the fictional "Palestinian People" from the Arab world, which they are properly part of, while associating the Jews of Israel with countries far away from Israel (where they were never fully accepted by the natives). Yes, the Arab Nation, as a whole, owes it to the Jews to compensate them, in their ancestral homeland of Israel, for property stolen from them when they were evicted from Arab countries. It is also fair, to consider a "population exchange", similar to those imposed on the Poles and Germans after WWII, and on the Muslims and Hindus of South Asia in the late 1940s, wherein Arab Muslims are moved out of Israel in exchange for Jews who were expelled from Arab lands.

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