Thursday, September 8, 2016

I Don’t Care Where Yasser Arafat Was Born And Why You Shouldn’t Either - by Sheri Oz

...when you are debating and claiming that there is no such thing as a Palestinian nation, please, just leave Arafat’s birthplace out of the equation. It is absolutely irrelevant.

Sheri Oz..
Israel Diaries..
07 September '16..

Let’s get serious . . . it really doesn’t matter where Yasser Arafat was born. When we talk about peoplehood we are not talking about where one’s parents happened to be geographically when one took one’s first breath. So please stop using the fact that he was born in Cairo as if that disqualifies him from having called himself a “Palestinian”! Or as if that is how you are going to debunk the idea of there even being a “Palestine”.

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