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What historic claims do both Palestinians and Jews make to the land of Palestine?

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Palestine has always been Jewish land, the Israelites living in Jerusalem and Jaffa (now tel-Aviv), Tyre and Sidon etc. But after the Crusades, many Jewish slaves went to Europe with their masters. When they were liberated, they stayed. During the Islamic era, the people living in Palestine were separated into Jews, Christians and Muslims. Eventually the other religions thinned out and the majority of the Palestinian population became Muslim (the group we recognize today as Palestine is entirely Muslim, but evidently it has not always been so). After the Holocaust, the Allies felt the Jews should be united in their original home, but it was occupied by the Palestinians. The Allied powers essentially kicked the Palestinians out of Palestine, put the Jews in and called it Israel. -But don't quote me, this isn't my era of speciality.

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