From March 26, 1949

Honor in Israel
6 years 1 month ago
Thank you for posting this piece anew...... for the benefit of those of us  who weren't around at that period.
LEON FLAHERTY
6 years 1 month ago

I just listened to a talk from a Palestinian Christian.  He pointed out the ultimate destruction of the Palestinians, especially the Christians, if nothing is done.  The Wall, over 400 miles long) is a monument to the inhumanity of one nation toward another. (And I might say the same of the wall between the U.S. and Mexico).  I think we need another President Reagan and Pope John Paul II to say "Tear down this(these) 
wall(s)! Has the Israeli government ever fulfilled any of the U.N. mandates since 1949?

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