Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd May 2013 20:10 UTC
Google "Internet giant Google has changed the tagline on the homepage of its Palestinian edition from 'Palestinian Territories' to 'Palestine'. The change, introduced on 1 May, means google.ps now displays 'Palestine' in Arabic and English under Google's logo. Using the word Palestine is controversial for some. Israeli policy is that the borders of a Palestinian state are yet to be agreed." Good but daring move.
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Some facts
by adinas on Sun 5th May 2013 19:42 UTC
adinas
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2005-08-17

1. There never existed a Palestinian state in history nor a Palestinian people. Find one history book written before the 20th century which mentions them.

2. Israel was not created on someone elses land. It was the reestablishment of a country which was destroyed many years ago and then occupied by foreigners (some of which suddenly decided in the early 20th century that they are a people). During this entire time, Jews always lived in Israel even though they were prosecuted by both the Christian crusades and the Muslim hordes.

3. 70% of the Jordanian population is Palestinian. If it were a democracy, Jordan would be the Palestinian homeland.

4. Israel defended the land of Israel against the Assyrians, The Babylonians, the Hellenist empire, the Egyptians, the Romans, the British and the Arabs. I doubt Google will be the one to take her land away.

5. As long as Jews live and thrive in their homeland.on the ground, The Palestinians can have all the cyberspace in the world as far as I am concerned!

עם ישראל חי :-)

Edited 2013-05-05 19:42 UTC

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