The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
the Zionist movement, from the beginning, looked forward to a practically complete dispossession of the indigenous Arab population so that Israel could be a wholly Jewish state, or as much as was possible. It set up the United Nations Relief and Works Administration (unrwa) to take over sixty refugee camps from voluntary agencies. Also, the American Educational Trust, publisher of Washington Report on Middle East Affairs(a great magazine) has a large selection of books available. Why was this Trumans position? Wasnt the main goal of Zionism to save Jews from the Holocaust? Already occupied, continued One can imagine an argument for the right of a persecuted minority to find refuge in another country able to accommodate it; one is hard-pressed, however, to imagine an argument for the right of a peaceful minority to politically and perhaps physically.
President Harry Truman,"d in Anti Zionism,. The yishuv ny people tried to find a way out of the country, but it was not. 1991: The report added that the human rights groups had published detailed credible reports of torture, abuse and mistreatment of Palestinian detainees in prisons and detention centers. Publicly they all continued to speak of coexistence and to attribute the violence to a small minority of zealots and agitators.
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Org What Arafat was offered continued Barak appears to a Tragic Hero in a Play about Caesars Assassination be asking for only 10 of the occupied territories. But later, under Likud pressure, he declined to honor this commitment. An honest history of Zionism by a noted Israeli scholar who teaches at Haifa University. Denial of the Arabs right to self-determination Even if nobody lost their land, the Zionist program was unjust in principle because it denied majority political rights. Palestinians control of 12 of the West Bank does not mean that Israel has given up its attitude of superiority and e bloodbath that has been going on for three weeks is the natural outcome of seven years of Israeli lying and deception. An article by Yitzhak Epstein, published in Hashiloah in lled for a new Zionist policy towards the Arabs after 30 years of settlement ke Ahad-Haam in 1891, Epstein claims that no good land is vacant, so Jewish settlement meant Arab dispossession. In 1993 Palestinians, along with millions of people around the world, were led to hope that Israel would withdraw from the West Bank and Gaza within five years and that Palestinians would then be free to establish an independent state. Any criticism of Israel is traditionally seen by American Jews as harmful to the Jewish people, even if the criticism is true. According to a survey commissioned by the five largest American Jewish organizations, but suppressed by them afterwards, 20 of American Jews support Palestinian demands and 35 say that Jerusalem should be shared.
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
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