Friday, November 30, 2012

Today is your birthday!

Yesterday really, but since you rejected your gifts, what matter;

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181 called for the partition of the British-ruled Palestine Mandate into a Jewish state and an Arab state. It was approved on November 29, 1947 with 33 votes in favor, 13 against, 10 abstentions and one absent ....
The resolution was accepted by the Jews in Palestine, yet rejected by the Arabs in Palestine and the Arab states.
And, it's try, try again;
Euphoric Palestinians erupted in cheers, honked car horns and chanted "God is great" after the United Nations endorsed an independent state of Palestine, giving sweeping international backing to their demands for sovereignty over lands Israel occupied in 1967.
All of which could have been avoided by the mere acceptance of Israel's right to exist according to the 1947 UN resolution.  Ye who do not learn from history....

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