Quotation from Aharon David Gordon “Such creations, or even the creation of the Bible alone, give us a perpetual right” — 1921
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" And what did the Arabs produce in all the years they lived in the country? Such creations, or even the creation of the Bible alone, give us [Jews] a perpetual right over the land in which we were so creative, especially since the people that came after us … did not create anything at all. "
Aharon Gordon, Letters to the diaspora (1921), p. 560, Quoted by Zeev Sternhell, The founding myths of Israel, Princeton Univ. Press, p. 72.
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