Since the early 19th century, archeologists have been drawn to Jerusalem to determine the validity of the Bible and their excavations discovered definitive connections of Jews to the Land of Israel as far back as 3000 years ago.
By David Billet
Sometimes the dirt that lies beneath our feet can contain the answers to the questions that we have always been seeking. Since the early 19th century, archeologists have been drawn to Jerusalem to determine the validity of the Bible and the historical connection of the Jewish People to this disputed land. While once seemingly impossible, ancient artifacts have been uncovered that definitively proves the Jewish connection to the land of Israel and enables us to witness the Biblical stories from the past before our eyes today. Continue Reading »
Palestinian envoy to the UNHRC Ibrahim Khreisheh suggested in an interview on Palestinian Authority TV, that Jews are not indigenous to the land of Israel, and the modern state is a product of colonization.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Palestinian Authority envoy to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Ibrahim Khreisheh, said that all Jews living in Israel “should all return to their country of origin,” according to The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).
In an interview with Palestinian Authority TV earlier this month, Khreisheh posited that Jews are not indigenous to the land of Israel, and their presence today is a product of years-long colonization. Continue Reading »
Those who argue “for Palestinian ‘indigenous rights’ are usually those who have little grasp of the history, and no understanding of the truth behind indigenous rights.”
By Ryan Bellerose
I am a Métis from Paddle Prairie Metis settlement. My father, Mervin Bellerose, co-authored the Métis Settlements Act of 1989, which was passed by the Alberta legislature in 1990 and cemented our land rights. I founded Canadians For Accountability, a native rights advocacy group, and I am an organizer and participant in the Idle No More movement in Calgary. And I am a Zionist.
Magdala stone with Menorah that was found in the Archaeological site inside the Migdal Synagogue area – Photo: Hanay
To begin, let us acknowledge that there is no rule that a land can have only one indigenous people; it is not a zero sum game in which one group must be considered indigenous so that therefore another is not. Continue Reading »