Did Anyone Live In Palestine Prior To The Formation Of Israel?

Did Anyone Live In Palestine Prior to the Formation of Israel? (Washington’s Blog, July 14, 2014):

There Were People In Palestine

Many claim that no one lived in Palestine prior to the formation of the state of Israel. Indeed, Israel was sited in Palestine under the slogan:

“A land without a people for a people without a land” ….

But the history of Palestine is much more complicated:

The claim that no one lived in Palestine is undercut by this video footage shot in 1896:

And any implication that there was no place called Palestine is undercut by this travel advertisement from the 1940s:

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