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Anti-Semitic propaganda from our "Moderate" Muslim

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Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), Mar 7, 2007 at 12:51

Moderate Muslim engages in revisionist history by saying:

"I do not understand the animosity that took place. The Arabs could have had their own state, but Israel wanted all the land for themselves."

What kind of anti-Semitic propaganda nonsense is that? First of all, the Jews got far less than what was originally promised to them in the Balfour Declaration. Jordan (then Transjordan) ended up with 80% of the land. The Jews' area was reduced until they were to receive only 1/5th of the original area promised to them. That 20% was further divided, giving the Jews just the tiny sliver we know today as Israel, minus (at the time) the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Try looking at a map and understand how tiny a sliver of land they got compared to the arabs.

The Jews, desperate for their own homeland, settled for that tiny sliver, but the violent Muslims and Arabs were so hateful and intolerant that they would not agree to even that tiny fraction of Jewish homeland. They refused to have Jews living there at all. So the day Israel declared its existence, 5 cowardly Muslim countries teamed up in an effort to destroy Israel and promptly got their backsides handed to them by the Jews. They've been in a war of hatred against the Jews ever since.

You also neglect to mention that 850,000 Jews were forcibly expelled from the surrounding Arabic/Muslim countries at that time, and their land and money was confiscated. The Jews lost about $100 BILLION in seized and confiscated money and assets when the Muslims expelled them. In contrast, the Muslims who stayed behind in Israel (most left willingly in order to make it easier for the cowardly invading armies to destroy Israel, but their plan backfired) were allowed to retain property ownership rights, full citizenship, they were allowed to form their own political parties, etc.

So once again we have a so-called "moderate" Muslim spewing anti-Semitism in direct contrast to historical reality. Who'd have expected that? [Rolling my eyes again!]

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