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Reader comment on item: Moshe Ya'alon's "Harsh" and "Heartless" Comment about the Palestinians

Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Aug 9, 2009 at 20:06

It's true---Israel has been promised to the Jewish people from the time of Abraham, but its present borders aren't even close to what truly belongs to Israel--read Genesis 15:18. Although Ishmael was promised many descendants, he was not promised a land for them as the covenant was through Abraham and then through his legitimate son Isaac. Biblically and historically, the land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people. The aforementioned statement that Ya 'alon didn't make but Daniel Pipes did, may be harsh but it's also true; however, the Palestinians are a proud people ---as the Israelis are---- and although defeated in theory, they are not defeated in spirit.

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