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September 15, 1944 The Cabinet Committee on Palestine
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September 15, 1944 The Cabinet Committee on Palestine

September 15, 1944 India, Muslims, and Oil The Cabinet Committee on Palestine (recommending against Foreign Office opinion of the partition of Palestine): “… Whatever American sentiment may be, we run the grave risk, if we embark on a policy of partition, of losing to America the pre-eminent place we have always held, and which in […]

October 3, 1944 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas
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October 3, 1944 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas

October 3, 1944 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas                                                                                                                 Berlin, October, 3 1944  “To the Reichsfuehrer and Reichsminister H.Himmler Headquarters of the Fuehrer Reichsfuehrer! I permit myself to call to your attention the renewal of the dangerous demands of the Jews, with the support of the […]

February 1945 Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon Declare War on Germany
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February 1945 Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon Declare War on Germany

February 1945 Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon Declare War on Germany The whole temperament of the Arab world before and during World War Two was neutralist at best, pro-Nazi at worst.  When Italian troops in August, 1940, invaded Egyptian territory, Egypt did not consider this a cause for war.  The fighting was left to […]

February 14, 1945 Roosevelt and King Ibn Saud
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February 14, 1945 Roosevelt and King Ibn Saud

  Source: Martin Glibert, Churchill and the Jews: A Life Long Friendship; Library of Congress

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February 17, 1945 Martin Glibert, Churchill and the Jews: A Life Long Friendship
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February 17, 1945 Martin Glibert, Churchill and the Jews: A Life Long Friendship

Source: Martin Glibert, Churchill and the Jews: A Life Long Friendship; HMSO/British Ministry Of Information, Middle East

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August 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine
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August 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

August 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine When the second World War came to an end in 1945, it was not possible for the mandatory power to give full effect to the policy set out in the White Paper of 1939. The League of Nations, to which that document was to have been submitted […]

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November 14, 1945 British Anti-Semitism
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November 14, 1945 British Anti-Semitism

British Foreign Sec. Earnest Bevin warns Jews: DON’T TRY TO GET TOO MUCH TO THE HEAD OF THE QUEUE Source: London News Chronicle November 14, 1945

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November 19, 1945 Regional Development for Regional Peace, President Herbert Hoover
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November 19, 1945 Regional Development for Regional Peace, President Herbert Hoover

President Herbert Hoover: 1929-1933  “In ancient times the irrigation of the Tigris and Euphrates Valleys supported probably 10 million people in the kingdoms of Babylon and Nineveh.  The deterioration and destruction of their irrigation works by the Mongol invasion centuries ago, and their neglect for ages, are responsible for the shrinkage of the population to […]

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December 15, 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration
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December 15, 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration

The intensification of the traffic in “illegal” immigrants, which was resumed on substantial scale toward the end of 1945, made it impossible for the Administration fully to apply its system of preferential categories. In the period between the 15th of December 1945, and the 14th of March 1947, no less than 13,989 illegal Jewish immigrants […]

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1946 Statement of Palestinian officials to the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry of 1945
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1946 Statement of Palestinian officials to the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry of 1945

1946 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel Statement of Palestinian officials to the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry of 1945: “The whole Arab people is unalterably opposed to the attempt to impose Jewish immigration and settlement upon it, and ultimately to re-establish a Jewish state in Palestine. Its opposition is based primarily […]