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Old 09-24-2012, 06:59 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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Default Israel goes to U.N. - with petition demanding that land stolen from Jews be restored

Wow. I knew the Israelis had balls. But I didn't know they were THAT big. Kudoes!

Unfortunately, they are trying to out-Arab the Arabs here. When it comes to crying, whining, and making impossible demands, NOBODY can out-do the Arabs - that technique was, after all, invented in the middle East, and long before even Israel existed thousands of years ago, and they have been refining and perfecting it for millenia. Literally since Time Immemorial.

Still, it should be entertaining. I hope this is a well-thought-out campaign on the part of the Israeli leaders and diplomats, and not just some off-the-cuff remark made by somebody during a speech. They could carry it a long way.

Ultimately, of course, the conclusion will be that Israel has no more right (any more) to the land its people were kicked out of long ago, than the various Arabs have to the lands they lost in battle.

And that's maybe the exact conclusion the Israelis want everybody to arrive at... for BOTH sides.

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The PJ Tatler » Turnabout Fair Play: Israel Demands Restitution of Jewish Land Confiscated by Arabs

Turnabout Fair Play: Israel Demands Restitution of Jewish Land Confiscated by Arabs
Posted By Roger L Simon On September 21, 2012 @ 5:48 pm In Politics |

In a startling and revelatory initiative at the United Nations, Deputy Israeli FM Danny Ayalon (interviewed by PJTV in 2011 here) has asked for the restitution of Jewish land confiscated by Arabs. It is five times the size of the state of Israel.

Israel has launched a new and controversial diplomatic initiative aimed at placing the plight of Jews in Arab countries on an equal footing with that of Palestinian refugees, insisting that the resolution of both problems is a prerequisite to Middle East peace.

Speaking at special conference convened on Friday at UN headquarters in New York, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said “We will not arrive at peace without solving the refugee problem – but that includes the Jewish refugees. Justice does not lie on just one side and equal measures must be applied to both.”

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Delivering an impassioned speech, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor lambasted Arab leaders who “launched a war of terror, incitement, and expulsion to decimate and destroy their Jewish communities. Their effort was systematic. It was deliberate. It was planned.”

Prosor cited Arab statements inciting to violence as well as official decrees depriving them of their rights. He said that “billions of dollars of their property and assets were seized” and that “the total area of land confiscated from Jews in Arab countries amounts to nearly 40,000 square miles. That is five times the size of Israel.”


Ha’aretz has the rest – and it’s interesting. So far, no response from our State Department. But you knew that.


(Full text of the article can be read at the above URL)
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:40 PM
 
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A little history and reading:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_exodus_from_Arab_and_Muslim_countries

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iraq/1427687/The-terror-behind-Iraqs-Jewish-exodus.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Iraq

http://www.palestineremembered.com/Articles/General/Story2127.html
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:28 PM
 
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Well, the reaction should be interesting, anyway.
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:52 AM
 
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Ultimately, of course, the conclusion will be that Israel has no more right (any more) to the land its people were kicked out of long ago, than the various Arabs have to the lands they lost in battle.

I assume that you mean that Palestinian Arabs have no rights to the land that they lost to the Israelis since 1948 and after that.
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:53 AM
 
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Sore losers.
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:44 AM
 
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I assume that you mean that Palestinian Arabs have no rights to the land that they lost to the Israelis since 1948 and after that.
No, they lost those rights when they attempted to invade another nation and lost. That tends to happen when you lose a war. You sometimes have to give up territory.
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:05 AM
 
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No, they lost those rights when they attempted to invade another nation and lost. That tends to happen when you lose a war. You sometimes have to give up territory.
You sometimes get territory taken away from you in such a case.

Maybe those Arab nations shuldn't have started their wars, eh?
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:51 AM
 
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What an active fantasy life Zionists have.
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:54 AM
 
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Please note that every acre of land everywhere has been stolen multiple times. This is an absurd argument because it has no end point. Might might not make right but it sure does help with possession.
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:33 AM
 
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Ultimately, of course, the conclusion will be that Israel has no more right (any more) to the land its people were kicked out of long ago, than the various Arabs have to the lands they lost in battle.

And that's maybe the exact conclusion the Israelis want everybody to arrive at... for BOTH sides.
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