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Was Israel created because of the Holocaust?

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Was Israel created because of the Holocaust?

Anti-Zionists argue that Israel was created because the nations of Europe took pity on the Jews after World War II, and that the right to a Jewish state can be rescinded if Israel doesn't "behave." The racist President of Iran has actually suggested that Israel should be moved to Europe.

Actually, Israel was created as a result of the League of Nations Mandate of 1922, which granted a mandate to Great Britain to create a "National Home" for the Jews in Palestine. This right was based on the right to self determination, a right shared by all peoples.

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