Harley Hitchcock. The King James Bible Church.
Here is what Palestinian children are taught and what anti-Israel politicians, like Jimmy Carter and leftists all over the world are saying: “Palestine’s (1948) war ended with a catastrophe that is unprecedented in history, where the Zionist gangs stole Palestine and expelled its people from their cities, their villages, their lands and their houses, and established the state of Israel.” (From the “Textbook on Arabic Language, Analysis, Literature and Criticism”, Grade 12, p 104)
For 400 years until World War 1, the Middle
East was ruled by the Turks (called the Ottoman Empire 1553 – 1922). There was no Palestine, no Jordan, no
Lebanon, no Syria and no Iraq. They were all created by the European powers
out of the ruins of the Turkish Empire. The
Jews have lived continuously in Palestine for 3700 years. Since the 19th
century, the Jews were the majority of the population in Jerusalem. Israel has as much right to exist in the
Middle East as do any of these Arab states. THE
The Jews have been one of the most persecuted and oppressed peoples on the face of the earth. The Nazis set out to eradicate Jews from the human race. They nearly succeeded.
Many of the six
million Jews that the Nazis murdered could have been saved if any country had
allowed them refuge. But none did. THE
CREATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL
CREATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL
Britain was given control of some land in the Middle East. This was called the British Mandate and was a piece of the defeated Turkish Empire. The British promised to make the Mandate a homeland for the Jews. But in 1922, Winston Churchill gave 80% of Palestine (the land west of the Jordan) to the Arabs. Today this is the state of Jordan, whose population is mainly Palestinian Arabs.
The creation of Israel meant for the first time in 2000 years, that Jews had a state of their own that would protect them. But 1/6th of 1% of the Middle East for the Jews was too much for the Arabs.
There were no Arabs in Palestine until the Muslim invasions of the 7th century.
In the nearly 1300 years that followed, the Arabs made no attempt to create an independent Palestinian state. But they did not want the Jews who were living in the Middle East to form a Jewish state.
On the day Israel was created in 1948, the armies of five Arab states – Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon and Iraq – attacked the fledgling Jewish state. One out of every hundred Jews was killed in the war. But the Arabs failed to push the Jews into the sea. In the sixty years that has followed, the Arabs have waged a continuous war to destroy the Jewish state and finish the job they started. They did it by terror. And by traditional wars in 1967 and 1973.
THE MIDDLE EAST WAR IS NOT ABOUT LAND
(From “Falastin al-Thawra”, the official journal of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Beirut 1976.)
Nonetheless, a million Arabs chose to remain in Israel. The Jews made these Arabs citizens of Israel, and gave them rights. Today the Arabs who live in Israel have more rights than Arabs living in any Arab country.
THE MIDDLE EAST WAR IS NOT ABOUT REFUGEES
After the 1948 Arab war against Israel, 850,000 Jews were forced to flee Arab countries in which they had lived for thousands of years.
No one talks about these refugees. Because Israel re-settled them.
Today, Jews are persona non grata in Arab states, but Arabs have full citizen rights in Israel.
THE PALESTINIAN CAUSE IS NOT ABOUT SELF-DETERMINATION
The Arabs and their supporters claim that the Middle East conflict is about the Palestinians’ yearning for a state and the refusal of Israel to accept their aspiration. Both claims are false.
According to Jimmy Carter and the Arab propaganda machine, the cause of the Middle East conflict is the Israeli occupation of Arab land. In 2005, Israel withdrew its military forces from Gaza, which they had occupied to prevent terrorist attacks. The day of the Israeli withdrawal, Hamas began launching rocket attacks against towns and schools inside Israel.
The Arabs make no secret of the fact that their goal is the extermination of the Jews.
“The Jews are a cancer which is liable to spread again at any moment.” and “There is no solution to the conflict except with the disappearance of Israel.” and “If they all gather in Israel, it will save us the trouble of going after them worldwide.”
(Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Hezbollah)
In 1948, the United Nations said: the Jews can have a state on three slivers of desert in the vast land mass that is the Middle East, so that their people can have a refuge in this world.
THE ARAB WAR AGAINST THE JEWS
During the Second World War, the Arabs supported Hitler and the final solution. After the war, the Jews found a refuge in Israel, but the Arabs who had supported Hitler, said no.
For 60 years, the Arabs have waged a continuous war against Israel in an effort to finish the job that Hitler started.
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