Friday, October 22, 2010

Jerusalem Theme Quiz of "Who Said?"

Who said:

"Anyone familiar with international affairs knows that international regimes of this kind have invariably proved unworkable and produced nothing but insecurity, friction and economic decay.  In the case of Jerusalem...all these disastrous effects would be tenfold.

We cannot agree and we cannot be expected to agree, that our ancient Mother-city be severed from the new commonwealth of Israel."

No, that was not Benjamin Netanyahu, nor Avigdor Lieberman, nor Arye Eldad.

It was

President of Israel Chaim Weizmann in a letter
to US President Harry S. Truman, January 3, 1950

Documents on the Foreign Policy of Israel, 1950
Vol. 5, page 5

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