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To: LucianOfSamasota

The muslims’ claim to Spain is no more or less valid than their claim to Israel.

You’d think Spanish people would be more sympathetic to Israel.


19 posted on 01/11/2013 8:54:27 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Jewbacca

Actually they have a better claim to Spain. They built palaces (Alhambra), great mosques (Cordoba, Sevilla - only the minaret remains-), citadels (Generalife)... They taught the Spaniards to irrigate their fields with canals from the rivers, promoted science and arts... All of that is documented. I’m not saying that they should get Spain back, but their claim to it is far far stronger than their claim to Israel!


21 posted on 01/11/2013 9:13:06 AM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Jewbacca
You’d think Spanish people would be more sympathetic to Israel.

You're kidding, right? They expelled the Jews from Spain in 1492 - at least the ones who weren't buchered by the Spanish. Many atrocities against the Jewish by Spaniards. Muslims in Turkey were friendlier to the Jews than the Spanish, who had many forcibly converted to Christianity on pain of death.

24 posted on 01/11/2013 11:45:07 AM PST by roadcat
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To: Jewbacca

“You’d think Spanish people would be more sympathetic to Israel.”

We have that same problem with many Jewish voters, here!


26 posted on 01/11/2013 12:31:53 PM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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