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Contrary to Gwynne Dyer’s belief, Israel and Jewish people have legitimate claims to Judea and Samaria

Re: “News that isn’t news,” (The Hill Times, Nov 25). Gwynne Dyer exemplifies what can happen when a dog bites a man, but doesn’t get a rabies shot. Symptoms can include confusion, bizarre or strange thoughts and hallucinations. This might explain how Mr. Dyer could claim that prior to 1967, the entire population of Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) was “Palestinian,” completely ignoring the indisputable fact that Jews are indigenous to the land of Israel, including Judea and Samaria, and have lived there, uninterrupted for over 3,000 years.

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