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Leave Israel out of this story.

Reader comment on item: Not Stealing Palestine but Purchasing Israel

Submitted by batya dagan (United States), Jun 22, 2011 at 22:49

This should be required reading by anyone who talks about Israel and the PA. If Obama would have read this little Jewish history he would not have been so dumbstruck when BB found himself needing to give him a quick lesson .The man simply did not know.

How many people who consider themselves educated know that Jews kept buying from the Otoman empire dunam after dunam( sometimes paying three times for the same parcel) realizing that they are buying their own land because there is no other way to get it.?

I hear that some people still own lands in Jordan bought from the Turks. Jordan is too poor to even consider buying those lands.

Stealing?What comes to my mind when I see Muslim Arabs abusing coptics is exactly that. There are plenty of examples of stolen lands all over the world. It will be nice if Israel will be left out of this story.


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