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  • How aboriginal rights shaped the 20th century

    04/14/2009 5:43:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies · 634+ views
    Jerusaelem Post ^ | 4-14-09 | ALLEN Z. HERTZ
    For more than 60 years, there has been a bitter dispute over the unwillingness of most Muslims and Arabs to accept the legitimacy and permanence of Israel as an independent Jewish state in the Middle East. In this connection, Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have denied that the Jews are a people within the context of the modern political and legal doctrine of the self-determination of peoples. However, there is an enormous body of archeological and historical evidence demonstrating that the Jewish people - like the Greek people or the Han Chinese people - is among the oldest of the...
  • "Mandate for Palestine" The Legal Aspects of Jewish Rights

    01/18/2007 8:32:41 AM PST · by Thywillnotmine · 12 replies · 395+ views
    Myths and Facts ^ | 18/01/07 | Eli E. Hertz
    The legally binding Mandate for Palestine document was conferred on April 24 1920, at the San Remo Conference and its terms outlined in the Treaty of Sevres on August 10 1920. The Mandate’s terms were finalized by the Council of the League of Nations on July 24 1922, and became operational in 1923. This historical League of Nations document, laid down the Jewish legal right to settle anywhere in western Palestine, a 10,000 square mile area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, an entitlement unaltered in international law and valid to this day.1 The creation of an Arab...