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The Creation of Israel

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  1. Hi,

    The following comment was for an essay on dictatorshipwatch titled “Zionism is an Incurable Disease of the Mind”, and appears to be relevent here as well. It should appear there shortly:

    http://dictatorshipwatch.com/2009/01/23/zionism-is-an-incurable-disease-of-the-mind.html

    Additionally, Gandhi had stated his irrefutable logical arguments against the construction of Israel in Palestine in 1939 far more eloquently than anyone else (imho):

    “The cry for the national home for the Jews does not make much appeal to me. The sanction for it is sought in the Bible and the tenacity with which the Jews have hankered after return to Palestine. Why should they not, like other peoples of the earth, make that country their home where they are born and where they earn their livelihood? Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs. What is going on in Palestine today cannot be justified by any moral code of conduct. The mandates have no sanction but that of the last war. Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home. The nobler course would be to insist on a just treatment of the Jews wherever they are born and bred. The Jews born in France are French in precisely the same sense that Christians born in France are French. If the Jews have no home but Palestine, will they relish the idea of being forced to leave the other parts of the world in which they are settled? Or do they want a double home where they can remain at will? This cry for the national home affords a colorable justification for the German expulsion of the Jews.” — Mahatma Gandhi

    Zahir Ebrahim
    Project Humanbeingsfirst.org