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If Palestine Never Existed

Something to ponder for those of you who belive the Zionist propaganda that Palestine never existed and “a land with no people for a people without a land”.

If Americans Knew

Like most Americans, Alison Weir, the editor of a small-town newspaper in California, knew very little about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, other than what she had gleaned from the evening news or newspaper headlines. As a journalist, her attention was on issues much closer to home. Neither a Muslim nor a Jew, she nevertheless became more curious about the topic of the Palestinian uprising. And as she researched it, she became increasingly suspicious that the American media were not telling us the whole story.

Months later, she traveled to the occupied territories as an independent journalist to find out for herself what the U.S. media seemed to be omitting. Three months after returning from Palestine, Alison Weir quit her job and founded If Americans Knew, an organization dedicated to quantifying the ways in which the American media was misinforming the public about the conflict. Ms. Weir explains her group’s methodology, analyzes the data, and reports on the key findings.

Israel Legitimacy Doesn’t Exist

The establishment of Israel was as wrong as slavery, as wrong as the colonists war against the Native Americans, and the Nazi’s holocaust against the Jews.

Israel’s so called war of independence was no different from the above. It was a war of aggression, an inhumane act, an atrocity. The reason Israel has national security concerns is because of the illegitimate and violent way in which it was created.

Palestine was never a land without a people for a people without a land — this notion is a myth. Similar to the notion that Native Americans were savages or the myth that blacks are inferior to whites. Or that the Jewish people are evil, and can not be trusted, or that all Muslims are terrorists. These non-truths grow out of greed, ignorance, and tribalism… out of trying to justify inhumane acts and human cruelty.

Israel is like the rapist who claims he was forced to rape because the woman was dressed provocatively. On some level we are all guilty, we are all complicit, and therefore share in the burden of trying to make things right, both in society and within ourselves.

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Why Israel was Created

This is the first time I hear this angle about the creation of Israel.