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Old 11-25-2013, 01:01 PM
 
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I really don't put too much creedence on ancient superstitions.

Back to the OP, Israelis are building more houses in Israel...why is that an issue?
'Israelis are building more houses in Israel' - not according to the UN.

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.559042
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Old 11-25-2013, 01:27 PM
 
Location: North America
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Again, what's a Muslim Jew?
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Old 11-25-2013, 08:11 PM
 
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Again, what's a Muslim Jew?
There are 2,100,000 Palestinian Arabs in the West Bank, along with 500,000 or so Jews, those directly descended from the bloodline of Abraham, Isaac, and the 12 tribes (sons) of Israel (Jacob). I assume that the Palestinian Arabs are predominantly Muslim, and that some of them are Jewish, hence are now Muslim Jews.

West Bank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:05 AM
 
Location: The Ranch in Olam Haba
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Again, what's a Muslim Jew?
A child who has a Muslim parent and a Jewish parent? Isn't that the same logic as Muslim Christians?
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Old 11-27-2013, 03:26 PM
 
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A child who has a Muslim parent and a Jewish parent? Isn't that the same logic as Muslim Christians?
No, being a Muslim is choosing to follow Muhammed and the Koran, being a Christian is choosing to follow Jesus Christ and the Bible, being Jewish is being born of the blood line of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

There were many forced converts, ie, the Samaritans. (Wikipedia)

'Much of the local Palestinian population of Nablus is believed to be descended from Samaritans who converted to Islam. According to the historian Fayyad Altif, large numbers of Samaritans converted due to persecution under various Muslim rulers, and because the monotheistic nature of Islam made it easy for them to accept it. The Samaritans themselves describe the Ottoman period as the worst period in their modern history, as many Samaritan families were forced to convert their religion to Islam during that time. Even today, certain Nabulsi family names such as Muslimani, Yaish, and Shakshir among others, are associated with Samaritan ancestry.

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Old 11-27-2013, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Va. Beach
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Many people do not know that the place where Joshua crossed first the Jordan river into Canaan (the West Bank), is where many Jews have lived for centuries, even if they are Muslim, and that most of the Israelis who are stealing their land are non-Jews. If it is 'illegal' to do so, why does America continue to send billions a year in 'welfare' checks to Israel?

"Israel has announced plans to build 1,500 new settlement homes in East Jerusalem, the part of the city occupied by Israel in 1967 but claimed by Palestinians, just hours after it freed 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a deal to restart peace talks.

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Israel to build 1,500 new settlement homes in East Jerusalem | Al Jazeera America
1. There is a difference between the West Bank, and East Jerusalem.

2. There is no such thing as a Muslim Jew, they are 2 differing religions.
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Old 11-27-2013, 04:31 PM
 
Location: West Hollywood
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1. There is a difference between the West Bank, and East Jerusalem.

2. There is no such thing as a Muslim Jew, they are 2 differing religions.
1. Correct. Although many radical settlers and psycho Palestinians are trying to blur those lines so that they can have the all or nothing attitude.

2. Correct. Although there could be a Jewish Muslim - if an ethnic Jew converts to Islam I guess. He/she would still be "Jew"-ish.
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Old 11-28-2013, 07:08 AM
 
Location: The Ranch in Olam Haba
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No, being a Muslim is choosing to follow Muhammed and the Koran, being a Christian is choosing to follow Jesus Christ and the Bible, being Jewish is being born of the blood line of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

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Ummm. No. Per the Quran ALL people are Muslims, thus they are born Muslim Any person the becomes Muslim later in life is known to have reverted. Per Christianity a newborn is supposed to be baptized usually by the first Sunday after their birth. As to being Jewish, if the mother is Jewish then the child is Jewish. The circumcision is a OT (Gen 17:12) ritual. So where does a newborn get to "choose" their religion?
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Old 11-28-2013, 07:12 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Israel has been illegally expanding its territory and displacing its neighbors since its inception. But all of the Arab countries in the area are "evil" for criticizing it.
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Old 11-28-2013, 07:50 AM
 
Location: The Ranch in Olam Haba
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Israel has been illegally expanding its territory and displacing its neighbors since its inception. But all of the Arab countries in the area are "evil" for criticizing it.
And the Sinai is sitting in who's hands? And as to neighbors, you're talking about actual physical countries, right? And those actual physical countries are?
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