Middle East states of mind

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December 13, 2011
Los Angeles Times
by Michael Kinsley  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"In November 1947, shortly after the United Nations voted for partition of the Holy Land into separate Arab and Jewish states, Chaim Weizmann was cited by the New York Times as saying that 'the most important work now was to build Palestine.' ... Yes, in 1947 the word 'Palestinian' -- if it meant anything at all —- referred to Jews living in Palestine." [editor's note: Does our own Tom Knapp get royalties from this scoop of his Knappster column a few days ago? - SAT] (12/13/11)


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