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October 29, 1933 Outbreak of violence at Jaffa
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October 29, 1933 Outbreak of violence at Jaffa

October 29, 1933 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre There was a serious outbreak at Jaffa.  So excited and so dangerous was the temper of the Arab rioters that the police were forced to use their firearms before order could be restored.  The news of these events quickly reached Nablus where public buildings were attacked and […]

November 21, 1933 Jewish Heads Join In Palestine Plea Protest
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November 21, 1933 Jewish Heads Join In Palestine Plea Protest

“Jewish Heads Join In Palestine Plea Protest on Bars to Entry is laid before wauchope by delegation all groups. Settlers’ decree urged. High commissioner in Replay Says Conditions Now Make Restrictions Necessary. The deputation protested to Sir Arthur on the alleged severity of measures taken against Jewish settlers who were in the country without authority. […]

Posted in: AntiSemitism, Holocaust
April 15, 1935 Terror on Tulkarm-Nablus Road
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April 15, 1935 Terror on Tulkarm-Nablus Road

April 15, 1935 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre Arab highwaymen held up ten automobiles on the Tulkarm-Nablus road and robbed their passengers. They then placed three of their captives together in a truck and shot them in cold blood. Source: Hanna, Paul L. British Policy in Palestine. American Council of Foreign Affairs. Washington DC, 1942, […]

Sept. 15, 1935 Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws Strip German Jews Of Citizenship
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Sept. 15, 1935 Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws Strip German Jews Of Citizenship

 Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws Strip German Jews Of Citizenship Sept. 15, 1935 The Reichstag has unanimously enacted the following law, which is promul­gated herewith: 1 A subject of the State is a person who enjoys the protection of the German Reich and who in consequence has specified obligations towards it. The status of subject of the […]

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January 1936 Albert Einstein
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January 1936 Albert Einstein

“Everyone who is seriously interested in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that some spirit is manifest in the laws of the universe, one that is vastly superior to that of man” Source: Washingtonpost.com, Why Science Does not Disprove God, book review, Amire Aczel, April 4, 2014

April 19 1936 The Arab High Committee
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April 19 1936 The Arab High Committee

April 19 1936 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre The Arab High Committee “We call upon you O Arab, to sacrifice yourself, to cease you work and commerce, to make do with merely a piece of bread. . . in order to safe guard you homeland so that Arab Palestine will not be lost and that […]

April 21st, 1936 Arab Higher Committee, under Mufti of Jerusalem
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April 21st, 1936 Arab Higher Committee, under Mufti of Jerusalem

April 21st, 1936 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel On the 21st April, the leaders of the five Arab parties called a general strike. On the 25th they formed a Supreme Arab Committee, subsequently known as the Arab Higher Committee, under the presidency of the Mufti of Jerusalem. The Committee decreed […]

May 29, 1936 Riots in Palestine Inspired by youth fanaticism
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May 29, 1936 Riots in Palestine Inspired by youth fanaticism

May 29, 1936 “Riots in Palestine Inspired by youth fanaticism Fanned by groups telling Arabs that their religion is in danger. Jerusalem, May 29, The present disturbances in Palestine indicate, first that nothing but force and iron handed methods can put Eastern hotheads in their place, and secondly, that Moslem religious fanaticism is a fire […]

June 20, 1936 Falastin  Jemal Pasha to Sir Wauchope
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June 20, 1936 Falastin Jemal Pasha to Sir Wauchope

June 20, 1936 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre “Falastin Jemal Pasha to Sir Wauchope ‘Many many thanks… The Arabs have now forgotten by tyranny and bless my memory.’ 8th Wonder of The World, a Century of Strike Not A Laboureres: Strike For Increase of Wages, But A Nation’s Strike For Life And Honour Policy of […]

September 4, 1936 None Dares to Meet Jews
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September 4, 1936 None Dares to Meet Jews

September 4, 1936 “Peace Remote In Palestine Arab leaders hold back from all attempts to reach settlement by negotiation. None Dares to Meet Jews Consequently, no single Arab leader dares to meet Jewish leaders for the purpose of reaching an Arab-Jewish understanding, no matter how convinced the Arab leaders may be inwardly that such a […]