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Words that Hurt

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Submitted by Henry Frank (United States), Jul 20, 2012 at 00:17

Judea and Samaria are terms going back at least 3000 years. "West Bank" was created by Jordan for their illegal occupation 1947-68. You know that. (See also, Jerry Verlin's weekly Brith Sholom blog.) ... Be well.

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Read my prior response again, with an emphasis on the world political: "the region in question came into political existence as the West Bank of Jordan."

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