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Response to Nihil (Reply #19)

Wed Jan 20, 2016, 12:25 PM

23. maybe you should study some history

Jewish Israelis are descended from the B'nei Yisrael (Israelites) and in the bible Jews are often referred to as the "sons/children of Israel". Even today in modern Hebrew Jews are often referred to as the B'nei Yisrael.

Judaism in more than a religion, it's a tribe or as sociologists call an ethno-religious tradition. Unlike all the other groups you mention only Jews have been living in Israel, Judea and Samaria for thousands of years.

I mention all this not because it's some kind of contest to see who has been living in Israel the longest, but to dispel this false notion that Palestinians were living there for a very long time and then after the Holocaust the Jews came and stole their land. None of that is true, and it's actually very offensive to many Jews.

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