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The State of Palestine Quiz

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In t his art icle, we will debunk Zionist myt hs, present f act s about /Israel conf lict , expose t he real f ace of apart heid Israel and share some st at s which will enrich your knowledge about t he Palest inian cat ast rophe and long ongoing journey of resist ance seeking just ice.
[SR Editor note: this post is a "work in progress" as Zionist never ends faking new lies. The post will be updated frequently with new facts, questions and answers to uncover Israeli-Zionist lies about Palestine]

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1. When was the country of Palestine founded and by whom? 2. What were Palestines borders? 3. What was Palestines capital? 4. What were Palestines major cities? 5. Name at least one Palestinian leader before Arafat. 6. What was the language of the country of Palestine? 7. What was the prevalent religion of the ancient country of Palestine? 8. What was the name of Palestines currency? 9. Choose any date in history and tell what was the approximate exchange rate of the Palestinian monetary unit against the US dollar, German mark, GB Pound, Japanese yen, or Chinese yuan on that date. 10. Since there is no such country as Palestine today, what caused its demise and when did it occur? 11. Why did the Palestinians never try to become independent until after the devastating defeat of invading Arab states in the 1967 Six-Day War? 12 Bonus Question: How Ridiculous Is T his?

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13. Who wrote the following in 1891?

We abroad are used to believing Eretz Yisrael is now almost totally desolate, but in truth this is not the case

14. Who declared the following in 1930?

Since there are hardly any more arable unsettled lands in Palestine, we are bound to remove the peasants who cultivated the land, both owners and tenants

15. Who, in 1919, wrote the following, in a secret memorandum submitted to the British cabinet?

Zionism, be it right or wrong, good or bad, is rooted in age-long traditions, in present needs, in future hopes, of far profounder import than the desires and prejudices of the 700,000 Arabs who now inhabit that ancient land

16. According to Mandatory Palestines first modern census, conducted in 1922, approximately what percentage of the total population were Jews? 17. Approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines inhabitants were Jews in 1947? 18. Approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was allocated for the Jewish state by the 1947 United Nations Partition Plan? 19. Approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was owned by Jews at the time of the 1947 UN Partition Plan? 20. Which state, the Jewish State or Arab State, was to include Jerusalem according to the 1947 UN Partition Plan? 21. During the 1948-49 War, approximately how many Arabs fled or were ethnically cleansed from the areas that became the Jewish state? 22. After the 1948-49 Arab-Israeli War, approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was part of the Jewish state? 23. After the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was part of, or occupied by, Israel? 24. Which future prime minister of Israel wrote the following in October 1937?

My assumption is that a partial Jewish state is not an end but a beginning in our historical efforts to redeem the whole of the country.

25. From Israels victory in the 1967 War to the Likuds electoral victory in 1977, approximately how many Jewish settlers migrated to East Jerusalem and to the West Bank and Gaza Strip? 26. At the time of the signing of the Oslo Declaration of Principles in September 1993, approximately how many Jewish settlers lived in East Jerusalem and the West Bank? 27. When the Camp David Summit began in July 2000, approximately how many Jewish settlers lived in East Jerusalem and the West Bank? 28. In 2007, approximately how many Jewish settlers and how many Palestinians lived in

Hebron? 29. Approximately what percentage of West Bank land is consumed by Israeli settlements and related infrastructure such as a separate road network for Israeli settlers and the Wall? 30. Who said the following in 1998?

If I were a young Palestinian, it is possible I would join a terrorist organization.

31. Who wrote the following September 18, 1967 Top Secret memo, concerning Settlement in the Occupied Territories, to Mr. Adi Yafeh, Political Secretary of the Prime Minister of Israel?

Occupied territories contravenes the explicit provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

32. Who wrote the following passage, in an article in one of Israels leading newspapers, in 2002?

We enthusiastically chose to become a colonial society, ignoring international treaties, we established an apartheid regime in the occupied territories immediately following their capture. That oppressive regime exists to this day.

33. Who wrote the following passage in his 2006 book?

67% of Israeli Jews would support an American effort to recruit an international alliance that would coax the parties into endorsing such a settlement.

34. Who stated the following on Democracy Now!, a news program, on February 14, 2006?

Camp David was not the missed opportunity for the Palestinians, and if I were a Palestinian I would have rejected Camp David

35. Who said the following?

One million Arabs are not worth a Jewish fingernail.

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36. Who said the following?

it is going to be either non-Jewish, or non-democratic If this bloc of millions of

Palestinians cannot vote, that will be an apartheid state.

37. Who warned of end of Israel and said?

If the day comes when the two state solution collapses the State of Israel is finished.

38. Which Israeli official said: Yes, it is apartheid? 39. Which Israeli official said: run and grab as many hilltops as they can to enlarge the settlements, because everything we take now will stay ours. 40. Who said the we (Palestinians) should live like dogs?

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41. Which state in the Middle East has got more than 200 nuclear weapons? 42. How many settlers are living illegally on occupied land? 43. During the Oslo period (the years of the peace process), how much did the number of illegal settlers in the occupied territories increase or decrease? 44. T he West Bank apartheid wall means that some Palestinians require permits to live in their own homes. How many? 45. Israel and the settlements use water from the West Bank aquifers leaving how much for the Palestinian inhabitants of the West Bank itself? 46. What is the Kuffiye and what are the original colours? 47. What does Resolution 194, reaffirmed over 100 times by the UN, say? 48. Do you know why the International Court of Justice (ICJ) advised that the wall Israel is building in the West Bank was illegal? 49. Which of the following activities does Israel routinely engage in the Occupied Territories, in violation of international law? 50. As the Occupying Power of the Gaza Strip and West Bank, what are the Israel responsibilities toward the Palestinian population. 51. After the establishment of the state of Israel when most of the Palestinians were expelled, what happened to the Palestinian places? 52. After the establishment of the state of Israel, Israeli forces adopted shoot to kill policy on armistice lines to ensure refugees did not return. True or Fales? 53. What does the Israeli present absentees law means? 54. Jews from anywhere in the world with no links to the country can become a citizen of Israel. Can Palestinians who have proof that they were there go back? 55. More than 20% of the Israeli population are in fact Palestinian. Does this means that Israel earmarked 20% of the land for their use?

Bonus Quotes **//Q and A\\** Part 1


T HE GREAT Z IONIST MYT H: T he Palestinians never existed bef ore modern Israel was established. T hey came f rom other Arab lands to try to take what the Israelis had rightf ul claims to. Palestinians pretend to the world and to themselves that they have always been there, but they are delusional and do it all merely because they hate Jews. T he f ollowing series of questions has been circulating on the internet f or awhile. It is a piece of trashy Z ionist , meant to make the Palestinians look as though they never existed a f avorite Z ionist f airytale. Note the snarky humour and the conf used cartoon f aces. I became sick of seeing these questions posted everywhere without answers, so I wrote the answers. 1. When was the country of Palestine founded and by whom?
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T he Land of Palestine was given its name by the Roman Empire. T he Arabs were already there, and the Empire named it Paleshtin (Palestine) af ter the Biblical Pelishtim (Philistines). Paleshtin = Pelishtim T he Pelishtim descended f rom their patriarch Pelish; they were a sea-going people who inhabited the Mediterranean coast long bef ore the straggled in, and were not likely Arabs (though its not impossible). Nonetheless, the Arabs living there in the later time of Jesus came to be called Palestinians by the Romans, and they accepted the name. Recall that both Abraham and Isaac made permanent f riendship treaties with Pelishti (Philistine) kings (Genesis 21:21-34 & 26:23-31) centuries later the Israelites continually tried to steal their land and warred against them. 2. What were Palestines borders?
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T hats a galling question

considering Israel has never declared its border, and in arrogance has changed it constantly since the very f irst proposal was of f ered by the Occupying British Empire. T he Roman borders of newlynamed Palestine were political borders, set up and tended by the Roman rulers of course, just as the borders of Judea were. And every other occupying power has decided Palestines borders too. Learn a bit of history. Palestine has always been occupied by larger empires: Hittite, Egyptian, Philistine, Babylonian, Assyrian, Greek (all pre-Roman) in ancient times; and the pattern continues to this day. T he reason? Because its always been one of the most important series of ports and trading routes f or the world the gateway between East and West. Its a major intersection. And it has always been occupied by super-powers who wanted to control the trade and collect all taxes. Just like today. Note that modern do not recognize the ancient place def ined by the Roman Empire, but expect us to recognize a new place def ined a f ew decades ago by the British ex-Empire, who the new Israelis immediately drove out af ter they got their country. British troops were stationed there to quell violence but the Israelis wanted violence, so they went to war with the British, blew up the in Jerusalem where the British troops stayed, and hung two British of f icers, which apparently convinced the British to leave. From there, Israel went on to expel 700,000 Arabs f rom their homes, and they bulldozed entire villages into dust (which they continue to do). T his is documented in Dayans autobiography and in many quotes by various leaders of modern Israel. People still living today, who resided in Palestine pre-, say the Arabs and Jews lived in harmony until the Z ionist Ashkenazis arrived. Since then, there has been non-stop war. For Israelis to pretend that Palestine never existed, and that Palestinians invented themselves merely to stop the Jews and take back something f rom the Jews is an incredible double standard coming f rom white-skinned, blond-haired, blue-eyed Europeans who suddenly decided that this land of a brown-skinned indigenous people is theirs, and who came to take it with guns.

Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist, not only do the books not exist, the Arab villages are not there either. Nahlal arose in the place of Mahlul; Kibbutz Gvat in the place of Jibta; Kibbutz Sarid in the place of Huneifis; and Kefar Yehushua in the place of Tal al-Shuman. There is not one single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population. Moshe Dayan addressing the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) in Haaretz, April 4 1969

3. What was Palestines capital?


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4. What were Palestines major cities?


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Incredibly f oolish questions. Palestines cities

Incredibly f oolish questions. Palestines cities are so old they are listed in the Bible , and they were already there when the Israelites invaded. T hose cities still bear those names today. Ashdod, Ekron, Beer-sheba, Shechem, Ashkelon, Rehoboth, Beth-El (House of El, god of the Canaanites), and lots more. How about: Kiryat-Arba changed to by ancient Israelites, while a neighboring town now preserves the older name. Some modern Jews know is the true ancient Kiryat-Arba and insist it is theirs

And went up from Eglon, and all Israel with him, unto Hebron; and they fought against it. And they took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all the souls that were therein; he left none remaining, according to all that he had done to Eglon; but destroyed it utterly, and all the souls that were therein. ( 10:36-37) And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron. (Joshua 15:13)

According to Genesis 14:18, Jerusalem was originally called Salem and seemed to be quite important long bef ore Israelites even existed. T he original Israelites had no interest in it. Moses never mentioned the city once; it was not holy to him. When Joshua invaded, he didnt take Jerusalem. Centuries later King David took it f or strategic reasons. Today it is holy to Jews and Christians only because the Old Testament priests desperately wanted that town as their religious center, and they made such a f uss over it in their writings. Gods city. People everywhere have f allen f or the writings of these priests. If Palestine ever had a capital, it was one declared by a current occupier. Usually occupiers dont let you have one, or if they do, you run it the way they tell you just like today (Abbas and the Palestinian Authority). 5. Name at least one Palestinian leader before .
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Just because modern Z ionists pretend a people never existed and ref use to acknowledge them, doesnt mean its the case. In the Arab world there are local kings, sheikhs. Many local leaders have lived, ruled, died. T he ancient Israelites noted the sheikhs of many Arab peoples (Genesis 36 etc). Who are the Jewish leaders during the diaspora? Wheres the list? Who of world Jewry speaks f or all the Jews? No one ever. Can you think of any time in the last 2,000 years when all the Jews of the world f ollowed a single leader? Lots of Jewish leaders claim to speak f or all Jews, but no one ever has. T heref ore, by the questioners reasoning, there has never really been a Jewish people, because they never had a single leader over all of them. Even today, the leader of Jerusalem has no inf luence on the average Jew around the world. And leading rabbis only speak

f or the Jews who agree with their particular reading of the Torah. Jews in North America choose their own agendas some include Israel some dont. Jews never got organized until the 20th Century, and they have yet to f ollow one single leader. Schneerson? ? Goldman-Sachs? Name at least one leader of all the Jews ever. King David? Nope. Not even him. Read the Bible stories. David ignored the Northern tribes and paid all attention to the tribes of Judah and Levi. T his caused unrest which his son was able to use when he challenged his f ather f or the throne. Even David didnt care about, or represent, all the Israelites. Israel doesnt recognize any Palestinian leaders because it pretends they dont exist. Flying overhead in a helicopter to bomb a religious leader in a wheelchair (Sheikh ) would seem to indicate that Israel saw the man as a very real threat a Palestinian leader who could inf luence vast numbers of people. Why else would Israel so desperately need to get rid of him? Israel regularly kills and kidnaps Palestinian leaders and holds them in prisons indef initely without charges. Just because they make Palestinian leaders disappear doesnt mean there arent any. (google Israel + Palestine + arrest raid there have been countless of them) Israel is running a smoke and mirrors show, and this questionnaire only contributes to the destruction of history. 6. What was the language of the country of Palestine?
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Another galling question, considering the Jews have lost or f orgotten their language (and their Torah) so many times. T he ancient Hebrew language that the Old Testament was written in, hasnt existed since the time of its writing. In f act, that particular Hebrew language exists mainly in the Bible and nowhere else. According to the Bible itself , the entire Torah was lost and f orgotten f or hundreds of years bef ore a priest called Hilkiah rediscovered it in the Temple Treasury (c640 BCE, just three and a half centuries af ter David and ). King Josiah was astonished, apologized to the Lord, and immediately changed the laws of the land to adhere to the Torah. What had they been doing in the meantime? T hey dont say. T hey f orgot. T hey lost the Ark of the Covenant too. Forgot where they lef t it! Modern Jews dont f ollow the laws of the Bible. T heir New Year is supposed to be celebrated in Spring (see Chapter 12), but they celebrate it in the f all. T hey dont remember when they changed it or why. T hey f orgot the ancient names of the months of their year and renamed them all. T hey dont remember when they did that or why. Only f our original months are listed in the Old Testament: Abib (1st month) Ex 13:4 & 23:15 Z if (2nd month) 1Kings 6:1 Ethanim (7th month) 1Kings 8:2 Adar (12th month) Ezra 6:15 / Esther 3:7,13 & 6:15 & 8:12 and more. T hese names and the other eight (whatever they were) have all gone down a collective memory hole. T he Masoretic Text was a new writing of the Old Testament circa the 9th Century CE. T he ancient original scrolls were written in Consonantal Hebrew (no vowels) and the meaning of each sentence was determined by the reader, since words with no vowels can be interpreted to say many dif f erent things. T he original meanings had been lost; no one remembered what certain passages meant anymore, so the Masoretes wrote a new version, which included vowels in all the words. It was a modern Hebrew, and it f roze the meanings of all the sentences, into what the Masoretes thought they meant or should mean. It remains one of the authoritative versions of the Bible. Modern Hebrew had to be created, because Ancient Hebrew had been lost somewhere.

Had there ever been a steady succession of Jewish priests, like were supposed to believe, none of these screw-ups would have happened. Arabs all over the Middle East have always spoken various Arab dialects. In fact, Hebrew derives from ancient Arabic. Yiddish is merely a watered-down, simple-mans version of Hebrew (f rom ancient Arabic) mixed with European languages. T heref ore, by the logic of the Palestine Quizs author, the Jews dont exist. T hey dont have a single language, and the languages they call their own come f rom older non-Israelite sources. Claiming that Hebrew is the Jewish language is silly. Jews dont speak or teach ancient Hebrew except in Torah class. T he Hebrew spoken today is a new version. Even the word Hebrew is an Arabic word (means: to cross over, or the one who crossed over and ref ers to the travels of Abraham as he crossed the desert and the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, in his move to Canaan to start his colony). Today many Jews speak the dialects of the countries where they live and dont speak any other language. T hey may learn a bit of Hebrew at sabbath school, but they f orget it and dont speak it among themselves. Collectively, all who call themselves Jews (regardless of what that means to them) have lost their own past and lost their language so many times that theres little reason to believe they ever had any actual connection to it. 7. What was the prevalent religion of the ancient country of Palestine?
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At what time? Again, in ancient times, the Bible already tells. T he Great God: EL. His son: BAAL. T he Great Godess: ASHERAH. Some of the Canaanites worshiped Molech still worshiped today by a bizarre cult of rich white people who f requent an American resort called Bohemian Grove. Since Christian and Islamic times, meaning f or the last 2,000 years or so, some Palestinians have worshiped Jesus, some Allah, some Yahweh. Lets note that there are several Talmuds. , the Jewish religion based on T he Old Testament, was NOT f ollowed by the ancient Israelites, nor was it even mentioned in the Old Testament. Today there are hundreds if not thousands of interpretations of the Bible. spans f rom Kabbalist to spiritual lite to harshly primitive every version exists today as its own Jewish cult. No two cults agree. Neturei Karta are arch-enemies of the Kahanists. T here are Orthodox Jews promoting Israel, the thef t of Palestinian land, and the killing of Arabs. T here are other Orthodox Jews railing against this. T here are Jews who say other Jews arent Jews. T here are Jews who beat and imprison other Jews if they protest Israels behaviour in Palestine they do the same to Z ionist Jews if Israel decides to kick them of f their and they ref use to leave! T here are Jews who think ALL Jews are sweet and victimized. T here are Jews who hate Z ionists and think theyre the scum of the earth. T here has never been One Jew, one Jewishness, one Jewish behaviour. Although Jews ref er to their time in Spain as the Golden Age of Jewry, they always neglect to mention that they were happiest under Muslim rule. Not only have they NOT been historically persecuted by Muslims, the opposite is actually true. Jews have always f lourished in Islamic countries, and have never been deprived by them of their religion. Christians, however, have not been so lenient with them. Do you know why the Iranian Jewish population shrunk f rom 88,000 in 1975 to 26,000 by 1980? Many Jews f eared they would be oppressed, even killed by the Ayatollahs new Islamic government (1979), and so 62,000 of them f led! T hey ran! Some people like to imagine that the Jews were driven out, but thats not the case. 26,000 stayed and never regretted it. T hey are happy there and have absolutely no desire to leave. T hey practice their religion openly and with pride, are respected by Iranians as members of a very ancient sect, and are guaranteed representation in the Iranian government. But can you tell me: what was the religion of the ancient Israelites? According to the Books of

Samuel and Kings, it changed constantly f rom the time of the Israelite takeover (under Joshua) right up until the story ends with Ezra 600 years later. T he Levites in Jerusalem regularly tried to f orce their Yahweh religion on the rest of the tribes, with the tribe of Judah supplying their might. T heir success rate was terrible. T hey never made a dent in the ten Northern tribes. In f act, they were persona non-grata. T heir prophets Elijah and Elisha were rejected and driven out. T he Southern religion of the Levites was totally rejected by the ten Northern tribes, and even the Southern tribes of Judah and Simeon at various times ignored these priests. A couple of kings, like Hezekiah and Solomon, gave the Levites important positions in their government, but still allowed the people to set up private shrines around the country, to whomever they wanted. Shrines to all kinds of gods were built, even by Solomon himself . During those times, the Levites f ound themselves powerless, and they squealed and brayed about how God was f urious about it. Only David and Josiah were totally pro-Levite. T hey tore down all shrines and made worship of Yahweh under the Levites at the temple, the only legal religion in the land. At those times, the Levites ruled the rest of the Israelites, who had to f ollow their god and bring them animals and cash. T his always had to be enf orced by the kings. But only those two kings (David & Josiah) ever allowed the Levites all the power they wanted, which God said they should have. All over Israel, Israelites of every tribe ignored these guys. As soon as any Levite-supported kings died, the people reverted away f rom the Levites and set up their private shrines again. T he ancient Jewish people had no consistent religion. T he Levite control, and worship of Yahweh, ordered by God himself , was only in place f or a very f ew years, in a very small area, out of f ive centuries of Israelite occupation of the ancient Middle East. Af ter Ezra (c500 BCE), Judaism was invented no writings exist earlier than him and then the tribe of Judah had their own invention thousands upon thousands of interpretations of what the Old Testament actually means, applied to every word, sentence, paragraph creating millions of ideas that are not written anywhere in the Bible all invented by the tribe of Judah, to interpret a bunch of old Levite writings and take control of the Israelite f locks. So what was the ancient religion of the Jews? T he f act that the Levites wrote a book about how their religion is the one sanctioned by god, didnt seem to have much ef f ect on the ancient Israelites, nor does it inf luence modern Judaism. Only one ancient tribe f ollowed them, Judah, and only sometimes; and modern Jews have their own religion which ignores the Levite agenda completely. Doesnt the Bible say that when the Southern tribes (Jerusalem) went bad strayed away f rom the Levite priests they were even worse than the Northern tribes? Didnt the tribe of Judah sacrif ice their children in the valley of Gehenna? T he religion of Judaism can be so many things, depending on which set of interpretations your rabbi f avours. Kahanist? Ref orm? Both Judaism. Two opposite sets of belief s, among thousands. What was ever the religion of all the Jews?[1] 8. What was the name of Palestines currency?
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Palestines currency under the bef ore 1844 was the kurus. From 1844 to 1918 it was the lira. T he lira continued to be used. From 1918 to 1927 it coexisted alongside the Egyptian pound. T hen the Palestinian pound was used with the lira until 1952. At that point Israel started mucking everything up. Today, using guns, tanks, bombs, checkpoints, helicopters, gunboats etc, Israel prevents Palestine f rom having any money at all. Nothing is allowed to go in or out. All f inancial aid is stopped and conf iscated by Israel; no trade is permitted. And what have been the currencies of the Jews as theyve moved through the doors of so many countries? Obviously, they used the currencies of their

host countries, right? Does this mean the Jews never really existed because they never had their own currency? T he shekel of the Temple of 3,000 years ago hardly counts. Even the Israelite priests screwed their own people out of belongings and cash by claiming only priests could evaluate property and set taxes (which were paid to the priests). T he value of the shekel itself was ever-changing. When you of f ered a gif t to the temple but the Temple didnt need it, the priests would evaluate it and youd have to pay them what they asked in cash instead. If they bought something f rom you, they would tell you what it was worth. If you bought something f rom them, they not only decided what it was worth, they could inf late or depress the value of the shekel itself . It was all up to them. So, can you give details about ancient Jewish currencies that prove some kind of independence and solidarity throughout the ages? Can you show me a single Jewish currency that has been used by Jews everywhere, at any time since the diaspora began 2,000 years ago? 9. Choose any date in history and tell what was the approximate exchange rate of the Palestinian monetary unit against the US dollar, German mark, GB Pound, Japanese yen, or Chinese yuan on that date.
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You say any date in history but you talk about the US dollar. I previously answered about the Palestinian currencies in recent times. Im sure you can f ind the exchange rates yourself . Do you suppose no one ever imported goods into Palestine bef ore European Jews arrived in the 20th Century and taught Arabs how to do it? T he Bible says in 1900 BCE, f our thousand years ago, Joseph was sold to an Arab merchant caravan traveling through Palestine to Egypt. Do you really believe Arabs were taught how to buy, sell and trade things by modern European Jews? And that they never heard of , or thought of money bef ore? How did they and the rest of the world manage to survive all these millennia without the lif e-saving help of modern Z ionists? So tell us, at any point in history prior to 1948, what was the exchange rate of the Jewish monetary unit against the dollar. If you cant provide one, then, by your logic, Jews never existed until 1948. 10. Since there is no such country as Palestine today, what caused its demise and when did it occur?
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Since there has been a country by the name of Palestine since the time of the Roman Empire, we can easily see that its demise began in the 20th Century with the arrival of European Jews and their f irepower. Said demise hasnt been completed; they havent yet killed all the non-Israelites, as the Bible instructs them to.

When Yahweh your God brings you into the land which you are entering to take possession of it, and clears away many nations before you and when Yahweh your God gives them over to you, and you defeat them; then you must utterly destroy them; you shall make no covenant with them, and show no mercy to them. You shall not make marriages with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons. For they would turn away your sons from following me, to serve other gods; then the anger of Yahweh would be kindled against you, and he would destroy you quickly. (Deuteronomy 7:1-4)

By the way, according to the Bible and archaeology, the Canaanites, Amorites, Jebusites, Hittites, Horites, Philistines, and many more, were in Canaan long bef ore the ancient Israelites who appear (archaeologically) c1150 BCE. Arabs and Canaanites are f rom the same tree. European Jews are not. Ancient Israel was invaded and taken by violence. Modern Israel was invaded and taken by

violence. In f act, it is arguable that the modern State of Israel has never existed. T he government has no written Constitution and makes whatever laws it wants to. Having no Constitution, it has never had a Social Contract with its people. T he demand to the UN f or recognition of Israels Independence was served by twenty-six men who had no written agreement with their people; no set of laws no written notice that these men spoke f or all people within the borders and could negotiate as they f ancied. T hey had nothing that could ever or has ever been ratif ied voted into existence by the people of this new country. T heir was a f lowery bit of prose about Israels plans to be a great democracy concerned f or the rights of all humans! But there is no We the people present. Unratif ied, this independence doesnt even belong to the Israelis, since theyve never signed it! It is the property of the men who negotiated the deal curiously, a deal that the UN has not made with anyone else. Did you know that the word Is-ra-el is cobbled f rom the names of ancient non-Jewish gods: Egyptian: Isis and Ra = IS RA; and Canaanite: EL. IS-RA-EL . So what is Israel, or its god, or its religion, really? All derived f rom other older things, while pretending to be original. Built on stolen towns. 11. Why did the Palestinians never try to become independent until after the devastating defeat of invading Arab states in the 1967 Six-Day War?
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T he PLO started in 1964, not af ter the Israeli invasion of 1967. Palestinians have been f orced by an illegal occupation to f ight f or their land. T heir way of lif e has been shattered, walled in, and by attrition Israel hopes to eventually make them all disappear. T he astounding statement, heard constantly f rom Z ionists, is that Arabs want to push Israel into the sea but a glance at the map of Israel and its border expansion since 1948, you can see that in f act it is Palestine that is gradually disappearing being pushed into the sea. In the f ace of this, Palestinians have been f orced to go into world-politics in order to get back what has been stolen f rom them. T hey are f orced to go independent and be recognized on the world political stage as a country because otherwise Israel will disappear them. T hey wouldnt have bothered otherwise, and why should they? T hey live in a giant intersection where trade has f lowed f or millennia. No one settles there and says, T his is all mine. I control it all now unless they are an Empire. Ancient Israel tried to take f rom the Philistines. T hey couldnt get close. Moshe Dayan was ordered to get modern f rom the

Palestinians. still wont give it up. And no way should they! 12 Bonus Question: How Ridiculous Is T his?
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Lets have a look at the original contract signed by Abraham and his god, which ensured that all the Middle East would belong to his f amily. Note in this Bible excerpt that Abes birthplace is ref erred to as Ur of the Chaldeans. Ur was the ancient (3500 BCE) main city of the Land of Sumeria. But the Chaldeans (sometimes Chaldees) were the Chaldean priests of Babylon c600 BCE when the Jews were in exile. T he Israelite priests hated all other religions, their gods, and their practices. We see a priest writing here, ref erring not to the land of Sumeria (which would be the correct ref erence to go with the city of Ur); neither to the land of Babylon (the proper name of the place the priest was currently in exile); but instead to the priests of that land, the Chaldees at the time of his exile, exposing that this vignette was written by a Levite around 600 BCE. T his story of Abrahams contract, however, takes place around 2000 BCE. And He said unto him, I am the Lord that brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it. And he said, Lord God, how shall I know that I shall inherit it? And He said unto him, Take me a heif er of three years old, and a f emale goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon. And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst [cut them each in half ], and laid each piece one against another: but the birds he didnt divide. And when the f owls came down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away. And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep f ell upon Abram; and, lo, a horror of great darkness f ell upon him. And He said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall af f lict them f our hundred years; And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and af terward shall they come out with great substance. And thou shalt go to thy f athers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age. But in the f ourth generation they shall come hither again: f or the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet f ull. And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking f urnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces. In the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, f rom the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates (Genesis Ch 15:7-18) Four thousand years ago, Abraham killed some animals and cut them in half . He laid the halves beside each other on the ground and chased away vultures. T hen he passed out. Abraham had the horrors while he slept, and God spoke to him and promised him he could own this land of Canaan. T hen a burning lamp hovered in the dark above the split animal parts laying on the ground near him. Because of this, white European f ollowers of Judaism prof ess that they have ownership rights to the Middle East.

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Part 1 questions 1-12 were written and published on Dec 2009 @DissidentVoice, Answers to The State of Palestine Quiz, by Tony Malone[2]

Part 2
13. Who wrote the following in 1891?
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We abroad are used to believing Eretz Yisrael is now almost totally desolate, a desert that is not sowed, and anyone who wishes to purchase land there may come and purchase as much as he desires. But in truth this is not the case. Throughout the country, it is difficult to find fields that are not sowed. Only sand dunes and stony mountains that are not fit to grow anything but fruit trees and this only after hard labor and great expense

Answer 13: Ahad HaAm Liberal Russian Jewish thinker and a leading Eastern European Jewish essayist.

14. Who declared the following in 1930?


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Land is the most necessary thing for our establishing roots in Palestine. Since there are hardly any more arable unsettled lands in Palestine, we are bound in each case of the purchase of land and its settlement to remove the peasants who cultivated the land so far, both owners of the land and tenants.

Answer 14: Dr. Arthur Ruppin Head of the Z ionists Land Settlement Department and the f oremost land expert of the Jewish Agency.

15. Who, in 1919, wrote the following, in a secret memorandum submitted to the British cabinet?
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For in Palestine we do not propose even to go through the form of consulting the wishes of the present inhabitants of the country [i.e., we do not accept the principle of self-determination for the Arabs of Palestine] the four great powers are committed to Zionism. And Zionism, be it right or wrong, good or bad, is rooted in age-long traditions, in present needs, in future hopes, of far profounder import than the desires and prejudices of the 700,000 Arabs who now inhabit that ancient land

Answer 15: Lord Balfour As British Foreign Secretary, he was responsible f or the Balf our Declaration in 1917 which promised Z ionists a national home in Palestine.

16. According to Mandatory Palestines first modern census, conducted in 1922, approximately what percentage of the total population were Jews?
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Answer 16: 11%. 17. Approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines inhabitants were Jews in 1947?
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Answer 17: 37%. 18. Approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was allocated for the Jewish state by the 1947 United Nations Partition Plan (which supported the division of Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state)?
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Answer 18: 56%. 19. Approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was owned by Jews at the time of the 1947 UN Partition Plan?
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Answer 19: Approx 7%. Perhaps Arab rejection of the Partition Plan is more understandable when it is recognized that 37% of the population was given 56% percent of the land of which they owned only 7%. 20. Which state, the Jewish State or Arab State, was to include Jerusalem according to the 1947 UN Partition Plan?
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Answer 20: Neither. 21. During the 1948-49 War, approximately how many Arabs fled or were ethnically cleansed from the areas that became the Jewish state?
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Answer 21: Over 700,000 Palestinians. Only 150,000 Palestinian remained in Israel at the wars end. 22. After the 1948-49 Arab-Israeli War, approximately what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was part of the Jewish state?
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Answer 22: 78%. 23. After the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, what percentage of Mandatory Palestines land was part of, or occupied by, Israel?
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Answer 23: 100%. 24. Which future prime minister of Israel wrote the following in October 1937?
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My assumption is that a partial Jewish state is not an end but a beginning and it will serve as a powerful lever in our historical efforts to redeem the whole of the country.

Answer 24: David Ben-Gurion , (was the primary f ounder and the f irst Prime Minister of Israel) in a letter to his son, Amos. 25. From Israels victory in the 1967 War to the Likuds electoral victory in 1977, approximately how many Jewish settlers migrated to East Jerusalem and to the West Bank and Gaza Strip?
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Answer 25: 38,000. 26. At the time of the signing of the Oslo Declaration of Principles in September 1993, approximately how many Jewish settlers lived in East Jerusalem and the West Bank?
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Answer 26: 267,000. 27. When the Camp David Summit began in July 2000, approximately how many Jewish settlers lived in East Jerusalem and the West Bank?
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Answer 27: 365,000. Yet, the Oslo 2 accords specif ied that neither side shall initiate or take any

step that will change the status of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip pending the outcome of the permanent status negotiations. 28. In 2007, approximately how many Jewish settlers and how many Palestinians lived in Hebron?
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Answer 28: 500 and 170,000, respectively. 29. Approximately what percentage of West Bank land is consumed by Israeli settlements and related infrastructure such as a separate road network for Israeli settlers and the Wall?
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Answer 29: 40%. 30. Who said the following in 1998?


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If I were a young Palestinian, it is possible I would join a terrorist organization.

Answer 30: Ehud Barak Prime minister of Israel f rom 1999 2001. 31. Who wrote the following September 18, 1967 Top Secret memo, concerning Settlement in the Occupied Territories, to Mr. Adi Yafeh, Political Secretary of the Prime Minister of Israel?
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As per your request I hereby provide you a copy of my memorandum of September 14, 1967, which I presented to the Foreign Minister. My conclusion is that civilian settlement in the administered territories contravenes the explicit provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

Answer 31: Theodor Meron - International jurists; and in 1967 he was a legal adviser at the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

32. Who wrote the following passage, in an article in one of Israels leading newspapers, in 2002?
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The Six-Day War was forced upon us; however, the wars seventh day, which began on June 12, 1967 and has continued to this day, is the product of our choice. We enthusiastically chose to become a colonial society, ignoring international treaties, expropriating lands, transferring settlers from Israel to the occupied territories, engaging in theft and finding justification for all these activities. Passionately desiring to keep the occupied territories, we developed two judicial systems: one progressive, liberal in Israel; and the other cruel, injurious in the occupied territories. In effect, we established an apartheid regime in the occupied territories immediately following their capture. That oppressive regime exists to this day.

Answer 32: Michael Ben-Yair Israels Attorney-General, 1993-1996.

33. Who wrote the following passage in his 2006 book?


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For, regardless of party loyalties and according to most studies, the overwhelming majority of Israelis would support a peace settlement that is based on the Clinton parameterstwo states, withdrawal from territories, massive dismantling of settlements, two capitals in Jerusalembut they trust neither their political system nor, of course, the Palestinian leadership to come to an accommodation on that basis. Which may explain the results of a poll conducted in 2002 by the Steinmetz Centre for Peace at Tel Aviv University indicating that, convinced of the incapacity of their political system to produce solutions, 67% of Israeli Jews would support an American effort to recruit an international alliance that would coax the parties into endorsing such a settlement.

Answer 33: Shlomo Ben-Ami Israels Minister of Public Security in 1999, Minister of Foreign Af f airs f rom 2000-2001, and Israels top negotiator at Camp David and Taba negotiations.

34. Who stated the following on Democracy Now!, a news program, on February 14, 2006?
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Camp David was not the missed opportunity for the Palestinians, and if I were a Palestinian I would have rejected Camp David, as well. But Taba is [another matter]

Answer 34: Shlomo Ben-Ami - As Israels lead negotiator at the negotiations, he should know.

35. Who said the following?


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One million Arabs are not worth a Jewish fingernail.

Answer 35: Rabbi Yaacov Perrin Stated at his eulogy of Dr. Baruch Goldstein, the American Jewish settler who, on February 25, 1994, entered the Tomb of Patriarchs in Hebron and opened f ire on Muslim worshippers praying. Twenty-nine Palestinians were killed and many more wounded. In the riots that f ollowed the massacre, another 9 Palestinians were killed.

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Part 2 questions 13-35 were written and published on June, 2008 @CounterCurrents, Can

You Pass The Israel-Palestine Quiz?, by Jeffrey Rudolph [3]

Part 3
36. Who stated the following on T he Guardian, February 3, 2010?
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As long as in this territory west of the Jordan River there is only one political entity called Israel it is going to be either non-Jewish, or non-democratic If this bloc of millions of Palestinians cannot vote, that will be an apartheid state.

Answer 36: Ehud Barak, Israels def ense minister and f ormer Prime Minister (Barak: make peace with Palestinians or f ace apartheid, by Rory McCarthy, T he Guardian, February 3, 2010.)

37. Who warned of end of Israel on 29 November 2007, stating the following?
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If the day comes when the two state solution collapses, and we face a South African style struggle for equal voting rights, then as soon as that happens, the State of Israel is finished.

Answer 37: Ehud Olmert Mayor of Jerusalem 1993-2003 and f ormer Prime Minister of Israel, BBC, November 29, 2007.

38. Who said: Yes, it is apartheid, and made the following statement on April, 2008?
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The white Afrikaners, too, had reasons for their segregation policy; they, too, felt threatened a great evil was at their door, and they were frightened, out to defend themselves. Unfortunately, however, all good reasons for apartheid are bad reasons; apartheid always has a reason, and it never has a justification. And what acts like

apartheid, is run like apartheid and harasses like apartheid, is not a duck it is apartheid. Nor does it even solve the problem of fear: Today, everyone knows that all apartheid will inevitably reach its sorry end.

Answer 38: Yossi Sarid Member of the Knesset (1974-2006), Leader of Meretz (1996-2003), Former minister of education and minister of the environment. (Yes it is apartheid, by Yossi Sarid, Haaretz, April 25, 2008)

39. Who made the following statement?


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Everybody has to move; run and grab as many hilltops as they can to enlarge the settlements, because everything we take now will stay ours. Everything we dont grab will go to them.

Answer 39. Ariel Sharon Israeli general, War Criminal and Israels 11th Prime Minister till 2006.

40. Who said the we (Palestinians) should live like dogs?


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We have no solution, you shall continue to live like dogs, and whoever wishes may leave, and we will see where this process leads.

Answer 40: Moshe Dayan , Served as Chief of Staf f of the IDF. Def ense minister and leader of the Labor Party in Israel.

Part 3 question 36-40 adapted from Facts About Israeli Apartheid , @ItIsApartheid.org

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Part 4
41. Which state in the Middle East has got more than 200 nuclear weapons?
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a) Egypt b) Iran c) Israel d) Syria Answer 41: Israel Israel takes a position of neither conf irming or denying the existence of its nuclear arsenal, but this arsenal is commonly accepted f act amongst Israels allies. 42. How many settlers are living illegally on occupied land?
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a) 150,000 b) 250,000 c) 350,000 d) over 450,000 Answer 42: Over 450,000. 43. During the Oslo period (the years of the peace process), the number of illegal settlers in the occupied territories.
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a) halved b) stayed the same c) doubled Answer 43: Doubled. T his is one example of how the peace process did not lead to improvement of the conditions f or Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. T his example also shows that the years of the peace process also saw a deepening of Israeli control of the area and its resources 44. T he West Bank apartheid wall means that some Palestinians require permits to live in their own homes. How many?
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a) 100 b) 10,000 c)more than 50,000 Answer 44: more than 50,000. In addition to this, the UN estimates that 60% of f arming f amilies are now cut of f f rom their land because they are cannot get permits f rom the Israeli authorities to access it. 45. Israel and the settlements use water from the West Bank aquifers leaving how much for the Palestinian inhabitants of the West Bank itself?
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a)17% b) 50% c) 75% Answer 45: 17%. Over 80% of the water is diverted f or the use of Israelis in Israel and the

settlements. 46. T he kuffiye is a Palestinian scarf which has come to have symbolic value as representing Palestinian identity and their struggle to stay on their land. In the past few years, a scarf modeled on it has been selling in shops like Top Shop and Urban Outfitters and worn by stars who often dont know what the original kuffiye is.
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T he original colours are: a) Red and white or black and white b) Red and black c) Green d) Any colour Answer 46: Red and white or black and white. 47. What does

Came ro n Diaz s p o rts a Kuffiye

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a) Resolves that the Israelis have a historical claim to the land, and as such the Palestinian ref ugees wish to return to their homes cannot be upheld by the international community. b) Resolves that the ref ugees wishing to return to their homes and live at peace with their neighbours should be permitted to do so at the earliest practicable date. c) Resolves that the international community should f acilitate the transf er of the ref ugees to a Palestinian state alongside the Israeli state. Answer 47: Resolves that the refugees wishing to return to their homes and live at peace with their neighbours should be permitted to do so at the earliest practicable date. T he resolution upholds ref ugees right to return to their homes, to property restitution and to compensation, and to choose between these options. T he resolution has not been implemented, nor has it f ormed the basis of any of the peace negotiations to date. 48. Do you know why the International Court of Justice (ICJ) advised that the wall Israel is

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a) It is too tall according to international law b) It does not adequately protect the Israelis f rom suicide bombings c) Parts of it are being built on Palestinian land, conf iscating land, water etc f rom Palestinians Answer 48: Parts of it are being built on Palestinian land, confiscating land, water etc from Palestinians confiscating land, water etc from Palestinians. 80% of the Wall is in the West Bank ie on Palestinian land. Israel has continued to build the wall ignoring the opinion of the International Court of Justice. 49. Which of the following activities does Israel routinely engage in the Occupied Territories, in violation of international law?
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a) indiscriminate use of f orce b) attacks on civilians and medical personnel c) assassinations without court cases f or the accused d) restrictions on movement which stop Palestinians having livelihoods and going to school, hospital etc e) collective punishment f ) Israelis going to live in the occupied territories on Palestinian land Answer 49: All of them. International law and human rights are violated on a daily basis. 50. As the Occupying Power of the Gaza Strip and West Bank, Israel is responsible for ensuring the basic food, health, and education needs of the Palestinian population.
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True or False Answer 50: True Israel is responsible f or the well-being of the occupied Palestinians, which makes Israels behaviour all the more shocking f rom an international law perspective 51. After the establishment of the state of Israel when most of the Palestinians were expelled, Israel tried to erase Palestinian history by giving places Hebrew names instead of their Arabic names.
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True or False Answer 51: True 52. After the establishment of the state of Israel, Israeli forces adopted shoot to kill policy on armistice lines to ensure refugees did not return.
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True or False Answer 52: True 53. T he Israeli law which designates the Palestinians who fled in 1948 as absentee and transfers his/her property to the control of the state, designated the Palestinians who remained in what became Israel, present absentees. T his meant that even though they were present, their land could be taken away from them and transferred to state control.
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True or False Answer 53: Ture

54. Jews from anywhere in the world with no links to the country can become a citizen of Israel, whilst Palestinians, even if they have proof that they were there for generations cannot go back.
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True or False Answer 54: Ture 55. 20% of the Israeli population are in fact Palestinian and descended from the Palestinians who did not flee. For this reason 20% of the land in Israel is earmarked for their use.
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55. 20% of the Israeli population are in f act Palestinian and descended f rom the Palestinians who did not f lee. For this reason 20% of the land in Israel is earmarked f or their use. True or False Answer 55: False Part 4 question 36-40 adapted from The Council for Arab-British Understanding , caabu.org

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Fo o tno te: 1. Fo r thus says Yahweh o f ho sts, the Go d o f Israel: Beho ld, I will cause to cease o ut o f this place in yo ur sight, and in yo ur days, the vo ice o f mirth, and the vo ice o f gladness, the vo ice o f the *bridegro o m, and the vo ice o f the *bride. And it shall co me to pass, when yo u sho w this peo ple all these wo rds, and they say to yo u, Why has Yahweh sent all this great evil against us? o r, What is o ur iniquity? o r, What is o ur sin that we have co mmitted against Yahweh o ur Go d?

Then say unto them, Because yo ur fathers have fo rsaken me, says Yahweh, and have walked after o ther go ds, and have served them, and have wo rshipped them, and have fo rsaken me, and have no t kept my law; and yo u have do ne wo rse than yo ur fathers; fo r, beho ld, yo u walk every o ne after the imaginatio n o f his evil heart, that they may no t hearken unto me. Therefo re will I cast yo u o ut o f this land into a land that yo u kno w no t, neither yo u no r yo ur fathers; and there shall yo u serve o ther go ds day and night; where I will no t sho w yo u favo ur.(Jeremiah 16:913) * Acco rding to many o f the pro phets, the bride is Israel, and her go d is the bridegro o m. This is the marriage co ntract between the Israelites and Yahweh. And in that day, says the Lo rd, yo u will call me My husband and I will betro th yo u to me fo rever. (Ho sea 2:16) Ho wever, acco rding to Jeremiah, Go d wants a divo rce. Fo r the children o f Judah have do ne evil in my sight, says Yahweh: they have set their abo minatio ns in the ho use which is called by my name, to po llute it. And they have built the high places o f To phet, which is in the valley o f the so n o f Hinno m, to burn their so ns and their daughters in the fire; which I co mmanded them no t, neither came it into my heart. Therefo re, beho ld, the days co me, says Yahweh, that it shall no mo re be called To phet, no r the valley o f the so n o f Hinno m, but the valley o f slaughter: fo r they shall bury [the dead o f Jerusalem] in To phet, till there be no place [no ro o m left - it will be full]; and the carcasses o f this peo ple shall be meat fo r the fo wls o f the heaven, and fo r the beasts o f the earth; and no ne shall fray them away. Then will I cause to cease fro m the cities o f Judah, and fro m the streets o f Jerusalem, the vo ice o f mirth, and the vo ice o f gladness, the vo ice o f the bridegro o m, and the vo ice o f the bride, fo r the land shall be deso late.(Jeremiah 7:30-34) Please no te, the priests had Jeremiah killed fo r speaking against them.[ ] 2. To ny Malo ne is a musician, autho r, and rabble ro user. He wro te The Bible Fo r Peo ple Who Hate The Bible (I & II) [ ] 3. J e f f re y Rudo lph was the Quebec representative o f the East Timo r Alert Netwo rk in the 1990s, and presented a paper o n its behalf at the United Natio ns. He is currently a member o f Canadian Friends o f Peace No w. [ ]