Answers to Questions by Yair Davidiy
Why do some nations deny Israel's right to exist while their scriptures clearly state that the land of Canaan (the Holy Land) belongs to Jews?Â
Quran: 'O my people, enter the Holy Land which Allah has prescribed for you, and do not turn your backs, or you will become losers. [5:21]. But Iran and most of the Muslim world.'
Bible: "To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates. " Genesis 15:18-21
Many of the Arabs say that they would be prepared to accept the claim of the Jews to the Land on the grounds of religion if the Jews would keep that religion.
Â The Gentiles have an instinctive hatred and resentment of the Jewish People and Israel is a Jewish nation.
Â The attitude of the Gentiles towards the Jews has remained the same throughout the centuries.
Â It is a mixture of hate, contempt, resentment mingled with fear.
Â There is a bit of the animal in all of us.
Â When we see someone who is vulnerable and weak we may instinctively tend to take advantage of them.
Â This applies everywhere e.g. in matters of sex, sport, money opportunities, etc.
Â The more refined among us have learned to over come these negative pulls of ours.
Â That is concerning the individual and his relations with his neighbors and fellows.
Â Among nations however the urges are stronger and difficult to restrain.
Â As a general rule the more primitive the country, the more its citizens mistreat each other and others, so too the more do they dislike Israel.
Â The Jews are different and vulnerable therefore they are disliked.
If the Jews were religious the religious claim might be accepted IF it was combined with the threat of force. Even then there would always be enemies and antagonism but it might be more manageable.