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Colonialism and Israel

Original post made by The Cohen Brother, Old Palo Alto, on Jan 25, 2007

Prior to the onset of European colonization a century ago, generations of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Palestinians cohabited in the Holy Land with little or no conflict. Zionism's arrival opened a vein of intolerance that eventually grew into a river of bloodshed that flows directly into the sea of violence and chaos gripping the region today.

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 26, 2007 at 8:33 am

As opposed to all the thriving Jewish communities in Arab lands?