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Jewish Guilt & Political Rights in Palestine-Israel

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Jul 22, 2020 at 14:47

While Iran, Russia, Turkey, and The Muslim Brotherhood are imposing their Imperialist Interest by Military Aggressive Force, Israel is essentially playing out a Defensive Policy and Strategy. I attribute this to Jewish Guilt in response to Antisemitism and the murder of the 6,000,000.

The British (Imperialist) Balfour Declaration (1917) was accepted at at the San Remo Peace Conference (1920) and adopted withing the Palestine Mandate (1922). The United Nations became the Successor of the League of Nations thereby adopting the terms of said mandate.

From the beginning (1917) the Civil and Religious Rights of the non-Jews in Palestine were to be protected. However, the Jews in any part of the world were not to loose their Political Rights.

Although the term "Jewish Homeland" appears less than a State, it is to be noted that the Mandate explicitly omits the protection of the non-Jews with respect to their political Rights.

Clearly, the Jewish homeland has turned into a State after 1948. However, this Jewish State granted Political Rights to all its non-belligerent non-Jews (which it was not required to do).

It is merely Jewish Guilt which causes a Dilemma. Jews can Settle anywhere in Palestine as long as they preserve the Civil and Religious rights of the non-Jews living around them. But they are not required to grant them any Political Rights.

There natural Geographic and Demographic surroundings where Israel may seek, pro-actively to win Political Rights for the non-Jewish Palestinians, namely in the five Arab Muslim Countries which attacked it during the termination state of the Mandate: (1) Jordan, (2) Syria, (3) Lebanon, (4) Egypt, (5) Saudi Arabia.

Non-Jewish Palestinians may continue to live in their homes (a Civil Right), but they are to be encouraged to seek Citizenship (Political Rights) elsewhere - in Turkey and Iraq and the Gulf States (especially Qatar) and even Iran.

It is to be noted that, contrary to the Mandate, Jews outside of Palestine, lost their Political, Civil and Religious Rights (from 1917 thru 1948) and from 1948 to the present Jews are subject to continuous Anti-Semitism.

From this it follows that the World should solve the Palestinian Problem by granting them Citizenship everywhere except Israel or the remains of Palestinian - the Territories Liberated from Jordan and Egypt during the Six Day war of 1967. In other words, there should be a Multi-State Solution - but no further Partition of Palestine. The Disputed Territories Gaza and the West Bank are place where the Jews have the Biblical and Mandatory Right to Settle and Build their Homes; the only condition is that if a non-Jew owns the land or house, he or she should be duly compensated or paid (a Civil Right).

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Jewish Guilt & Political Rights in Palestine-Israel [448 words]RobertJul 22, 2020 14:47259717
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