In 1937, a
local Arab leader, Auni Bey Abdul-Hadi, told the Peel
Commission, which ultimately suggested the partition of
Palestine: "There is no such country [as Palestine]!
'Palestine' is a term the Zionists invented! There is no
Palestine in the Bible. Our country was for centuries part of
The Jerusalem Post Friday, June 13, 1997
The Israel Defense Forces has created a special e-mail address where the world public may express their condolences to the Ramon Family and to the people of the State of Israel on the loss of Col. Ilan Ramon in the Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy.
All letters received by the IDF will be presented to the Ramon family.
September 1982, Emir Salin, a Lebanese businessman who helped establish
the Lebanese navy and intelligence service, declared in an interview:
“No, I don’t think that the Reagan [read Bush] peace plan can work,
because there are too many Arabs who don’t want peace.”
He went on to say: “There are plenty of Arab countries, and I
don’t see why the Palesti9nians can’t disperse among them and live like
everyone else. If they’d stop spending all the money on guns and
terrorism, every Palestinian could have a million dollars with which to
settle somewhere” (JerusalemPost,
September 9, 1982).