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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Oct 10, 2015 at 23:23

Submitted by YJ Draiman (United States), Oct 9, 2015 at 02:39

"Worldwide alert: the real Muslim mission. Israel has no choice but to continue to fight for its survival."

Yes, as usual.

"Thus, it is time for a Clarion Call unifying all Israelis on a national scale, as well as all Jews worldwide."

If all Jews unite on anything, they will no longer be Jews.

"the real Arab Muslim mission is the extermination of Israel as a nation; the extermination of Judaism as a religion; and the genocide of Israelis and their culture."

True; and no Arab ruler who forgets this will keep his head attached to his neck very long.

"their belief they "have the right to kill all non believers".

This has been true since Muhammed's time; but for long periods of time, Muslims were afraid to do this. In short, they need to be treated like animals, with a whip. When that happens, they behave. Otherwise, it's open season on "nonbelievers"

"if there was no "Holy Land" as part of modern day Israel? Would the Arab Muslims still demand land which they have no legal right to claim?"

They claim the entire world as ultimately theirs; so if Israel were not holy to the Jews and Christians, they would not make it the cause celebre that they have. The thing that makes Israel such a juicy target, is that it is, they imagine, attainable. Muslims hate Christians as much as Jews; but defeating Christendom is not attainable.

"the Arab Muslims use of "contested land rights" is a thinly disguised fa├žade to hide their true mission: the genocide of Jews and extermination of Israel at any cost. History proves..."

As long as the Jewish people were living in exile and humiliation, the Muslims pretty much left them alone (howbeit, as second-class citizens).

"Those in power in the Arab-Palestinian leadership have rejected again and again any and all attempts to recognize Israel's right to exist."

The "Arab-Palestinian leadership" consists of terrorist organizations: the PLO aka Fathah, HAMAS, etc. Some authoritarian Arab states have recognized Israel, namely, Egypt, Jordan and, for a while, Mauritania. It was the Israelis who were stupid enough to invite the PLO to live right in the middle of their country, at a time that the PLO had been expelled from first Jordan, then Lebanon, and were struggling to survive in Tunisia. The Jews foolishly trusted Bill Clinton, that he would protect them. Idiots!

"there has been a Jewish Nation in the land of Israel for the past 4000 years..."

The Jewish "people" have lived in Israel, on and off, since around 2000 BC. The "nation" of Israel would better be counted back to the time of King Saul.

"In fact, the Jews are the ONLY surviving indigenous people to Israel. "

The Aramaeans, or "Arab Christians" also have lived in Israel since the time of the Jewish believers in the Book of Acts; and they have some facility in the Aramaic language that was spoken there then. The Muslim conquest dates from 634 CE; so the Muslim Arabs are colonialist conquerors from Saudi Arabia.

"there has never been an Arab-Palestinian Nation"

True. It was just another part of Turkey, Egypt and other fleeting concoctions.

"They continue to teach their children to hate..."

This is the real root of the problem, "they" being the religious leaders. Even in Egypt, whose leader is relatively friendly to Israel, the vast majority of the people hate the Jews. http://www.the-american-interest.com/2011/07/23/shock-pew-poll-widespread-anti-semitism-in-middle-east/

"I hope Israel understands it cannot concede to any of the Arab Muslim demands..."

It can, if they have a strong enough death wish.

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