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|Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 4:42 pm Post subject: To whom does the land of Israel belong?
|An Israeli sense of humor at United Nations set the
record straight. An ingenious example of speech and
politics occurred recently in the United Nations
Assembly and made the world community smile.
A representative from Israel began: "Before beginning
my talk, I want to tell you something about Moses.
"When he struck the rock and it brought forth water,"
he thought, 'what a good opportunity to have a bath!'
So Moses removed his clothes, put them aside on the
rock and entered the water. When he got out and wanted
to dress, his clothes had vanished. A Palestinian had
The Palestinian representative at the UN jumped up
furiously and shouted, "What are you talking about? The
Palestinians weren't there then."
The Israeli representative smiled and said, "And now
that we have made that clear, I will begin my speech."