Archive for July, 2017

November 30, 1947 Arab Higher Committee
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November 30, 1947 Arab Higher Committee

The Arab Higher Committee declared a three-day general strike.

December 1, 1947 Arab Violence
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December 1, 1947 Arab Violence

December 1, 1947 On the second day of the strike an Arab mob broke into the old commercial center in Jerusalem, robbed and burned Jewish shops, stabbed or stoned their owners.  British police stood by without intervening.  Haganah dispatched a platoon with light arms to defend the center, but British forces, still regarding Haganah as […]

November 30, 1947 UN Greats State of Israel
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November 30, 1947 UN Greats State of Israel

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December 1, 1947 Reject Resolution 181
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December 1, 1947 Reject Resolution 181

“As the Arab League and the Arabs of Palestine reject Resolution 181, violence flares throughout the country.  It is clear that Arab nationalism is about to eradicate Zionism and destroy the Jewish community in Palestine by the use of brutal force.  It is clear that the Jews must defend themselves, as no one else will […]

December 1, 1947  Arab Mayhem Muslim Brotherhood
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December 1, 1947  Arab Mayhem Muslim Brotherhood

Arab Mayhem Muslim Brotherhood With this absurd resolution passed by the United Nations, God has granted you an opportunity to obtain success in this world and dignity in the hereaf­ter; an opportunity which you have been missing and longing for; so why hesitate, why hold back when the breeze of paradise is blowing and car­ries […]

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December 2nd, 1947 Arabs protest Palestine partition
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December 2nd, 1947 Arabs protest Palestine partition

December 2nd, 1947 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre – Lydda, Ramleh, Ben Shemen “Arab threats of violence in protest against the Palestine partition plan materialized today in stoning and stabbing attacks against Jews and in the burning and looting of their shops.  In reprisal, Jews burned an Arab-owned movie theatre and an Arab-owned garage. [Eight […]

December 4, 1947 The Jewish Hagana organization
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December 4, 1947 The Jewish Hagana organization

“To our Arab neighbors: The Jewish Hagana organization appeals to you for peace and clam, but at the same time we also warn you. For two days peace has been disturbed by groups of indicted Arabs shooting and killing and setting fire to various places.  We know that the Arab community as a whole does […]

December 3rd, 1947 Jerusalem a day of turmoil
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December 3rd, 1947 Jerusalem a day of turmoil

“Attacks by Arabs on Jews and Jewish-owned shops drew reprisals and gave  Jerusalem a day of turmoil. The trouble began when Arabs stormed out of the Walled City and went on a rampage in the Jewish business area to the west.  They burned stores in Julian’s Way and Mamilla Road.  (1). Jews massed in Zion […]

December 4 1947 Arabs attacked Jewish bus convoys at Ramleh
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December 4 1947 Arabs attacked Jewish bus convoys at Ramleh

The Arab Higher Council: “Arabs attacked Jewish bus convoys at Ramleh, an Arab town on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv road, despite an escort of armored cars making the road almost impassable… At Ramleh, which is on the road to Lydda airport, first rocks were heaved against the convoy comprising passenger cars of the French, Norwegian and […]

December 5, 1947 Haj Amin al Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem
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December 5, 1947 Haj Amin al Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem

December 5, 1947 “Haj Amin al Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem backed up the Arab Higher Committee with an order sent from his exile in the Lebanon that the Arabs had accomplished their purpose with their three-day strike and that no further demonstration should be mad… The police report of the incident said that soon […]

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