West Bank?

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Submitted by Liz (United States), Jan 11, 2013 01:31

This article repeatedly refers to a place called the "West Bank." For thousands of years this area was known as Judea/Samaria. Then for some 19 years a belligerent, invading, hostile occupying force from "Jordan" controlled this area and called it the "West Bank." Yet, you use the enemy's term for this land today, as if it had no Jewish history. Why?


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