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What about Israeli Arabs?

Reader comment on item: My Peace Plan: An Israeli Victory
in response to reader comment: Only One Single State is the Viable solution

Submitted by Marian Hennings (United States), May 3, 2010 at 02:29

There are non-Jewish citizens of Israel. Do those of you who want to expel Palestinians from "Greater Israel" (the West Bank) plan to eject these people as well? If the other Arab states had wanted to take the Palestinians, they would have already done so. If Israel kicks all the Arabs across the borders into Syria and Jordan and Lebanon, then it will be behaving worse than the Nazis did when they pushed all Polish-born Jews back into Poland in the 1930s. Unlike the Polish Jews, the Palestinians have never lived anywhere other than in Israel or the West Bank. That IS their home, like it or not. Most of the Jews living in the West Bank are NOT sabras; they are imports from the U.S. and the former Soviet Union. If Israel were to drive those people out, it would be proving its enemies right and would risk making enemies of former friends. I think that would be very unwise.


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