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in response to reader comment: Thank you, Jennifer. Everything you said is true, except...

Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Oct 29, 2007 at 19:45

Yes, of course you are right, Dr. RJP!

I should have put quotes - "historical Palestine" - as I was trying to sarcastically illustrate, say it's a given that "Palestinians" deserve their own state, then why don't they fight Jordan for a "Palestinian" state, as they do Israel, since Jordan is part of "historical Palestine".

Since you sound knowledgable on the subject, Dr. RJP, maybe you can help me out on this: I heard my Pastor (who's been pro-Israel for over forty years) comment that the origins of the word "Palestine" (given to Judea by the Romans after the Jewish Wars) comes from "Philistine" which comes from "Peleshet" - which were Greek sea peoples.

Why doesn't the PLO really seek out their homeland and go back to Greece? The Dorians are long gone!

Any thoughts on the subject, Dr. RJP?


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