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    Who created Israel (new state)?

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    Hello Certi,

    > > Primarily, modern Israel was re-established by the Jewish people.

    > > However what was the decisive factor which brought this about?

    The "Palestinian" Arabs (who mostly arrived in the land under the British Mandate as Foreign-Arab-Migrant-Workers - see below) sought to violently-oppose the United Nations Partition Plan of 1947 (under resolution 181) (a two-state solution), by attacking the then Palestinian Jewish Community, seeking to expel (or murder) them and take ALL the land. The Jews defended themselves and Israel became re-established (1948); that is, re-established within the Jewish ancestral homeland. Surrounding Arab countries then invaded but lost the war.

    > > What of the British?

    The British evacuated, upon which the Jewish people declared their independence.  

    > > Who were these Jews?

    > > The “Palestinian” Arabs falsely-allege Israeli Jews all came from Europe. Some Jews are returnee-exiles, since the Jewish People have Judah heritage (“Jew”=citizen of “Judah” - Judaism is both an ethnicity as well as a religion). Yet the Jewish People are native to their ancestral homeland of Israel, with unbroken presence there from Biblical times:

    (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographic_history_of_Palestine_(region)).

    > > Why then do we refer to a “Return” of some Jewish exiles? While there is unbroken Jewish presence in the land of Israel from Biblical times, some Jewish exiles wished to return to their ancestral homeland of Israel. The clue is in the name:

    “Jew” refers to the citizens of “Judah” (aka “Judea”) / Israel.

    > > Modern Israel is re-established within the Jewish ancestral homeland. The last indigenous sovereign state (that is, run by the natives rather than a foreign power) in what is now Israel (on which the name “Palestine” was imposed by Roman-occupiers), prior to the RE-establishment of Israel in 1948, was the post-Biblical Jewish Hasmonean Kingdom of Judah. It included the West Bank, Gaza, and Golan Heights, with its capital of (what is now EAST) Jerusalem / “Old City”; between 110 BCE / 754 BH and 63 BCE / 706 BH - Map:

    (upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/Hasmonean_kingdom.jpg).

    > > Who are the "Palestinian" Arabs (since the 1960's: "Palestinians, the" / "Palestinian People")?:

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    “When a user enters the word phrases “Palestinian people” and “Palestinian state” into the Ngram search bar, he discovers that they began appearing only in 1960.”. 

    > > Extract source:

    (gatestoneinstitute.org/11401/palestinian-people).

    > > - - - - End of extract - - - -

    > > The “Palestinian Arabs” dropped the name “Arab” because they do not want you to understand they mostly originate from Foreign-Arab-Migrant-Workers who came to the land of Israel just prior to, and during the British Mandate, to take advantage of higher wages through Jewish returnee-exiles:

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    > > “[...] most Arabs in British Mandate Palestine were migrant workers and descendants of the 1832-1947 wave of Arab/Muslim immigration from Egypt, the Sudan, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Yemen, Libya, North Africa, Bosnia, India, Afghanistan, etc. While the British Mandate encouraged Arab immigration, it blocked Jewish immigration.”

    > > Extract source:

    (theettingerreport.com/arab-migration-shaped-palestinian-society/)

    > > - - - - End of extract - - - -

    > > Research (2014) on 1,000 “Palestinian” Arab surnames ranked them (numbered them) in order of the highest instances of each surname found in the Palestine region. It also then identified the country(ies) having the highest incidence of those surnames; whether of “Palestine” or other countries.

    > > I examined the first 100 of those ranked “Palestinian” Arab surnames (from the total of 1,000 ranked surnames), which makes a 10% sample.

    Of the sample first 100 ranked “Palestinian” Arab surnames:

    16 surnames had the highest incidence in the Palestine region.

    > > The remaining 84 “Palestinian” Arab surnames had the highest incidence in countries other than the Palestine region, as follows:

    35 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Egypt.

    11 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Iraq.

    9 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Yemen.

    7 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Syria.

    6 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Jordan.

    6 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Pakistan.

    3 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Nigeria.

    2 ranked surnames had highest incidence in Sudan.

    2 ranked surnames had highest incidence in India.

    1 ranked surname had highest incidence in Tanzania.

    1 ranked surname had highest incidence in Saudia Arabia.

    1 ranked surname had highest incidence in Bangladesh.

    Total 84

    > > Summary-extract of the highest 10 ranked “Palestinian” Arab surnames (see source below for full list and detail): 

    1) Awad:

    Highest incidence country: Sudan.

    2) Al Najjar:

    Highest incidence country: Yemen.

    3) El Masry:

    Highest incidence country: Jordan.

    4) Odeh:

    Highest incidence country: Nigeria.

    5) Hamdan:

    Highest incidence country: Syria.

    6) Saleh:

    Highest incidence country: Yemen.

    7) Al Khatib:

    Highest incidence country: Syria.

    8) Shaheen:

    Highest incidence country: Egypt.

    9) Manssour:

    Highest incidence country: Egypt.

    10) Mousa:

    Highest incidence country: Egypt.

    > > My extract source document: 

    “Country Origin of Palestinian Arab Surnames.pdf” - information source “forebears.io”: 

    (mediafire.com/file/nngiczknhwu4w7e/Country+Origin+of+Palestinian+Arab+Surnames.pdf/file).

    > > The “Palestinian” Arabs were opposed to being called a “people” until the 1960’s, when they decided it fitted with their intention to steal the land of Israel from its indigenous Jews: 

    (gatestoneinstitute.org/11401/palestinian-people).

    > > Brief historical background:

    > > Using “Palestine” to negate the name Israel for the land is misleading, as there has never been any indigenous sovereign state of “Palestine”. The only valid name for the land belongs to the Jewish indigenous sovereign states before the Re-establishment of Israel in 1948: “Israel” or “Judah”.

    > > The Jewish people are the indigenous people of their ancestral homeland of Israel with unbroken presence there since Biblical times - see above.

    > > Israel is Re-established within the Jewish ancestral homeland. Post-Biblical Jewish Hasmonean Kingdom of Judah - see above.

    > > Another answer falsely-states:

    "America and Britain created the new nation state of Israel".

    My response:

    America and Britain did not create modern Israel; modern Israel was Re-established by the Jewish people, within their ancestral homeland.

    > > The same answer refers to "Palestine":

    My response:

    There has never been any indigenous "Palestine" / Arab sovereign state in the land of Israel.

    > > The same answer also falsely-states:

    "[...] the Muslim nation that existed where Israel exists today".

    My response:

    There was no such "Muslim nation". The "Palestinian" Arabs arrived in the land mostly under the British Mandate, as Foreign-Arab-Migrant-Workers - please see above.

    Under the British Mandate JEWISH citizens were Palestinian: Irrespective of race or religion citizens of the British Mandate were “Palestinian”: 

    Extracts from three British “Government of Palestine” passports,

    from which it can be seen that JEWISH citizens of the Mandate were “Palestinian”:

    (mediafire.com/file/ujn6hdhod9w07yl/British_Mandate_Passports_P1_Arab_name_PP_2-3_Jewish_name_P4_URLs.pdf/file).

    > > I hope this helps.

    > > Robert.

    > > Note:

    Currently the following have been removed upon posting my answers: Carrier-returns (paragraph breaks), some characters following truncated URLs, and spaces. Some URLs also become corrupted (if links). My system is virus clear. I contacted Yahoo Answers about the issue, saying I had tried removing: TempFiles, TempInternetFiles, and Cookies, to which YA replied suggesting I try removing those same file types. Yahoo Answers has a management Tool for removing carrier-returns etc, which they had used when they copied removed-content into their now disused email Violation Notices. Unfortunately it may be that Tool being used against me to spoil text I paste into my answers. While this issue currently affects my answers to questions on the Arab / Israel dispute, it has not (so far) affected answering questions on other subjects. Other users do not seem to be encountering this issue.

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    Jewish people how do you feel about Israels large Arab minority?

    Arabs make up 20% of Israels national population and 35% of the population under age 18.

    they represent a major challenge to the Jewish state due to their perceived demographic threat.

    how should israel deal with the high birth rate among this different ethnic group?

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    Is a white person born in South Africa who moves to the U.S. an African American?

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    LOL That IS the question!  Not until he BECOMES an American citizen, anyway.

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    Why would a Jew blame Christianity for the Holocaust?

    Anyone who has studied this aspect of history will know that Adolf Hitler was not a Christian and that even if he was a Christian, the systematic extermination of six million Jews was not committed in the name of Christianity but Aryanism.

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    Like Israel should Native Americans be able to take back their lands through the UN?

    Can the NATIVES USE OLD BASLESS CLAIMS in modern times like the israelis or jews do based on something in a book?

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    Are mummies a genuine problem for visitors to ancient Egypt?

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    Daddies cause quite a few problems as well

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    What do you know about Egypt ?

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    They did not ride camels

    The camel was not used regularly in Egypt until the very end of the dynastic age. Instead, the Egyptians used donkeys as beasts of burden, and boats as a highly convenient means of transport.

    The River Nile flowed through the centre of their fertile land, creating a natural highway (and sewer!). The current helped those who needed to row from south to north, while the wind made life easy for those who wished to sail in the opposite direction. The river was linked to settlements, quarries and building sites by canals. Huge wooden barges were used to transport grain and heavy stone blocks; light papyrus boats ferried people about their daily business. And every day, high above the river, the sun god Ra was believed to sail across the sky in his solar boat.

    Not everyone was mummified

    The mummy – an eviscerated, dried and bandaged corpse – has become a defining Egyptian artefact. Yet mummification was an expensive and time-consuming process, reserved for the wealthier members of society. The vast majority of Egypt’s dead were buried in simple pits in the desert.

    So why did the elite feel the need to mummify their dead? They believed that it was possible to live again after death, but only if the body retained a recognizable human form. Ironically, this could have been achieved quite easily by burying the dead in direct contact with the hot and sterile desert sand; natural desiccation would then have occurred. But the elite wanted to be buried in coffins within tombs, and this meant that their corpses, no longer in direct contact with the sand, started to rot. The twin requirements of elaborate burial equipment plus a recognizable body led to the science of artificial mummification.

    The living shared food with the dead

    The tomb was designed as an eternal home for the mummified body and the ka spirit that lived beside it. An accessible tomb-chapel allowed families, well-wishers and priests to visit the deceased and leave the regular offerings that the ka required, while a hidden burial chamber protected the mummy from harm.

    Within the tomb-chapel, food and drink were offered on a regular basis. Having been spiritually consumed by the ka, they were then physically consumed by the living. During the feast of the valley’, an annual festival of death and renewal, many families spent the night in the tomb-chapels of their ancestors. The hours of darkness were spent drinking and feasting by torchlight as the living celebrated their reunion with the dead.

    Egyptian women had equal rights with men

    In Egypt, men and women of equivalent social status were treated as equals in the eyes of the law. This meant that women could own, earn, buy, sell and inherit property. They could live unprotected by male guardians and, if widowed or divorced, could raise their own children. They could bring cases before, and be punished by, the law courts. And they were expected to deputies for an absent husband in matters of business.

    Everyone in ancient Egypt was expected to marry, with husbands and wives being allocated complimentary but opposite roles within the marriage. The wife, the mistress of the house’, was responsible for all internal, domestic matters. She raised the children and ran the household while her husband, the dominant partner in the marriage, played the external, wage-earning role.

    Scribes rarely wrote in hieroglyphs

    Hieroglyphic writing – a script consisting of many hundreds of intricate images – was beautiful to look at, but time-consuming to create. It was therefore reserved for the most important texts; the writings decorating tomb and temple walls, and texts recording royal achievements.

    As they went about their daily business, Egypt’s scribes routinely used hieratic – a simplified or shorthand form of hieroglyphic writing. Towards the end of the dynastic period, they used demotic, an even more simplified version of hieratic. All three scripts were used to write the same ancient Egyptian language.

    Few of the ancients would have been able to read either hieroglyphs or hieratic: it is estimated that no more than 10 per cent (and perhaps considerably less) of the population was literate.

    The king of Egypt could be a woman

    Ideally, the king of Egypt would be the son of the previous king. But this was not always possible, and the coronation ceremony had the power to convert the most unlikely candidate into an unassailable king.

    On at least three occasions women took the throne, ruling in their own right as female kings and using the full king’s titular. The most successful of these female rulers, Hatshepsut, ruled Egypt for more than 20 prosperous years.

    In the English language, where ‘king’ is gender-specific, we might classify Sobeknefru, Hatshepsut and Tausret as queens regnant. In Egyptian, however, the phrase that we conventionally translate as ‘queen’ literally means ‘king’s wife’, and is entirely inappropriate for these women.

    Few Egyptian men married their sisters

    Some of Egypt’s kings married their sisters or half-sisters. These incestuous marriages ensured that the queen was trained in her duties from birth and that she remained entirely loyal to her husband and their children. They provided appropriate husbands for princesses who might otherwise remain unwed while restricting the number of potential claimants for the throne. They even provided a link with the gods, several of whom (like Isis and Osiris) enjoyed incestuous unions. However, brother-sister marriages were never compulsory, and some of Egypt’s most prominent queens – including Nefertiti – were of non-royal birth.

    Incestuous marriages were not common outside the royal family until the very end of the dynastic age. The restricted Egyptian kingship terminology (‘father’, ‘mother’, ‘brother’, ‘sister’, ‘son’ and ‘daughter’ being the only terms used), and the tendency to apply these words loosely so that ‘sister’ could with equal validity describe an actual sister, a wife or a lover, has led to a lot of confusion over this issue.

    Not all pharaohs built pyramids

    Almost all the pharaohs of the Old Kingdom (c2686–2125 BC) and Middle Kingdom (c2055–1650 BC) built pyramid-tombs in Egypt’s northern deserts. These highly conspicuous monuments linked the kings with the sun god Ra while replicating the mound of creation that emerged from the waters of chaos at the beginning of time.

    But by the start of the New Kingdom (c1550 BC) pyramid building was out of fashion. Kings would now build two entirely separate funerary monuments. Their mummies would be buried in hidden rock-cut tombs in the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the Nile at the southern city of Thebes, while a highly visible memorial temple, situated on the border between the cultivated land (home of the living), and the sterile desert (home of the dead), would serve as the focus of the royal mortuary cult.

    Following the collapse of the New Kingdom, subsequent kings were buried in tombs in northern Egypt: some of their burials have never been discovered.

    The Great Pyramid was not built by slaves

    The classical historian Herodotus believed that the Great Pyramid had been built by 100,000 slaves. His image of men, women and children desperately toiling in the harshest of conditions has proved remarkably popular with modern film producers. It is, however, wrong.

    Archaeological evidence indicates that the Great Pyramid was in fact built by a workforce of 5,000 permanents, salaried employees and up to 20,000 temporary workers. These workers were free men, summoned under the corvée system of national service to put in a three- or four-month shift on the building site before returning home. They were housed in a temporary camp near the pyramid, where they received payment in the form of food, drink, medical attention and, for those who died on duty, burial in the nearby cemetery.

    Cleopatra may not have been beautiful

    Cleopatra VII, the last queen of ancient Egypt, won the hearts of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, two of Rome’s most important men. Surely, then, she must have been an outstanding beauty?

    Her coins suggest that this was probably not the case. All show her in profile with a prominent nose, pronounced chin and deep-set eyes. Of course, Cleopatra’s coins reflect the skills of their makers, and it is entirely possible that the queen did not want to appear too feminine on the tokens that represented her sovereignty within and outside Egypt.

    Unfortunately, we have no eyewitness description of the queen. However, the classical historian Plutarch – who never actually met Cleopatra – tells us that her charm lay in her demeanour, and in her beautiful voice.

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    How can Jews be considered Jewish by mother if their tribe is inherited by father? ?

    For example, a Levite is considered Levite if the father is a Levite. So, if someone has a Jewish mother and a Gentile father he is a Jew without Tribe? Can you Jews explain better how it works? I like Israel, I really do. But I find this fact contradictory. 

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    Why are the medias all over the worlds buzzing with the story that Israel is the world leader in COVID-19 vaccinations?

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    Palestine has been forgotten about by the world press, but that is no surprise. 

    Israel is not living up to its obligation to vaccinate Palestinians as well, who are living under Israeli military occupation. It is medical apartheid. You are correct, BravoSierra.  

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    Do you agree with Bravo Sierra logic?

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    I do not agree with the "logic" for the reasons I outlined in my response to that question.

    It is irrelevant to the question whether Hamas will or will not, at one point in the future, shoot missiles at Israel.

    What is relevant is what Israel is obligated to do.

    As is the case with anti Israel cranks, they actually do not care what Israel is or is not obligated to do. They are merely inventing an obligation *in this case* specifically for the purpose of the anti Israel talking point (tm). Why? Because that is what they do.

    I have no issues with Israel cooperating with the Palestinian Authority to help in this matter. But to bash Israel for not giving the vaccine to people who are not citizens less than a month after the vaccinations were deployed and where a 1st world Western country (Canada) has not vaccinated 99% of its population (including seniors) is quite frankly, ridiculous.

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    If your Kurdish friend tells you that he doesn't understand why white people sympathize with Arabs, who committed genocide, what do you say?

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    The Kurdish friend is likely unfamiliar with what a lot of people know or perceive in the West, which is why he or she doesn't understand. To them, their reality is that Arabs (or at least certain Arab-majority nations) can be oppressive and cruel; however, the world's viewpoint isn't limited to Arab-Kurdish relations.

    The perception most white people receive is informed more about how Arabs are treated here in the West, rather than on-ground realities in the Middle East. In the West, Arabs are a minority and can be discriminated against, so sympathies are given rather than scorn. Many people, including many whites, have a perception that Arabs are often discriminated against due to their ethnic or national origin, skin tone, and/or religion (a lot not realizing that some of these things may be shared by them too, as Arabs don't come in one uniform way). When they think Arabs, they're more likely to rely more on what they see at home rather than what happens abroad.

    And... that kind of viewpoint can paint how they see all Arabs, both those close to them and far away. Many displace their feelings of Arabs they see discriminated against at home onto Arabs who aren't discriminated against elsewhere. Despite being the majority of people in the Middle East, some people still talk about them as if they're minorities everywhere. I've at least seen it in regards to the Arab-Israeli conflict, where certain things said by armchair pundits only make sense if they think the situation is involving Arabs that live in the States.

    And it doesn't help that most white people are wholly ignorant of Middle Eastern demographics. As I've hinted up two paragraphs ago, most don't realize many Arabs pass as white (or are white, depending on who you ask) and are Christian. However, it's more than that: There is no knowledge of non-Arab minorities in the Middle East. Many don't know of ancient Jewish populations, or of the Assyrians, Copts, the Druze... and, of course, of the Kurds. It's hard to condemn Arabs when you simply don't know what Arab forces have done to a people you're unaware exists!

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    Israel Travel 2021?

    Hi, I was scheduled to go to Israel right when the pandemic started. Unfortunately I did not go. This year I was able to travel to Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Cancun Mexico. I would like to go to Israel Possibly in late October of 2021. I have not seen any update to Israel allowing tourist sometime in 2021. Hoping I am able to go October of 2021.Has anyone heard anything recently and does anyone think international tourism will open to Israel by that time.

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    Can Israelis agree that Judaism is the same as Aryanism?

    I do agree Nazism and Aryanism is racist. But so is Judaism. You can be proud of being German living in Germany, or Hebrew living in Israel.

    But Judaism like Aryanism sounds the same " Masterrace to rule people" they arent different from each other is what i mean?

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