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There are No Settlers on the West Bank
by Professor Jason D. Hill
November 25, 2019
…To begin with, the Israeli Jews are not settlers in Judea and Samaria. From here on, they should be referred to as heroic pioneers on re-founded land in Holy Israel…We must, therefore, strike from our vocabulary the term “Occupied Territory.” The Jordanian annexation of Judea and Samaria was regarded as illegal. The British had relinquished its claim to the land when the British Mandate left the region. The Arab forces claimed vehemently that the 1949 Armistice line did not have any legal significance. By that reasoning the land did not belong to anyone. READ MORE
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