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November 10, 1938 Kristallnacht
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November 10, 1938 Kristallnacht

The day after Kristallnacht Emanuel and Leo Blumenthal left their homes in Frankfurt, Germany, to view the destruction of the prior day. They saw a crowd by an apartment house and learned that a Jewish man had committed suicide. At that moment they were seized and taken to Buchenwald. Emanuel Blumenthal and his brother Leo […]

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November 9, 1938 Kristallnacht
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November 9, 1938 Kristallnacht

“German authorities looked on without intervening. The name Kristallnacht comes from the shards of broken glass that littered the streets after Jewish-owned stores, buildings, and synagogues had their windows smashed. At least 91 Jews were killed in the attacks, and 30,000 were arrested and incarcerated in concentration camps. Jewish homes, hospitals, and schools were ransacked, […]

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November 8, 1938 Young Arab Girl Writes about Jihad
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November 8, 1938 Young Arab Girl Writes about Jihad

A young Arab girl wrote about Jihad:  “I write to you hoping that our youth will know some Islamic zeal when they find a young girl like myself calling for jihad and sacrifice while they are unaware and uninterested. If I were a young man I would have been the leader of Egyptians along the […]

October 7, 1938 Conference on Status of Palestine at Colonial Office
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October 7, 1938 Conference on Status of Palestine at Colonial Office

“With the fate of Czechoslovakia fresh in their minds Zionist circles in London tonight were fearful that the Jews of Palestine would next be “sold down the river” in fulfillment of the British policy of seeking peace with the Nazis. An important conference which may decide the future status of Palestine proceeded all day long […]

October 2, 1938 Massacre at Tiberias
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October 2, 1938 Massacre at Tiberias

“Arabs broke into Tiberias town one night and massacred a number of Jewish women and children in circumstance of great brutality… it took us two hours to get to Tiberias, instead of the normal twenty-five minutes, and we found matters there in a mess. The district office, a synagogue, and several Jewish dwelling-houses were in […]

September 30, 1938 British Appeasement of Nazis
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September 30, 1938 British Appeasement of Nazis

THE BRITISH APPEASE THE NAZIS BY SUPPORTING THE DISMANTLEMENT OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA The shame of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain ― “peace for our time” “The settlement of the Czechoslovakian problem, which has now been achieved is, in my view, only the prelude to a larger settlement in which all Europe may find peace. This morning I […]

July 26 1938 Arabs Attempt Murder around the Country
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July 26 1938 Arabs Attempt Murder around the Country

“REVENGE OF ARABS ALARMS PALESTINE, JEWS ACCUSED OF HAIFA OUTRAGE HOLY WAR (E.G. JIHAD) PREACHED IN PRESS AND OVER RADIO. NEW BOMB BLAST AVERTED, BRITISH PLANES DISPATCH BROADER WHEN WORD COMES THAT MOSLEMS ARE RISING. “Today a father and his 15 years old son at the Jewish colony of Mishmar Hayarden were returning from the […]

July 24 1938 Great Britain Restricts Jewish Immigration
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July 24 1938 Great Britain Restricts Jewish Immigration

Sir Sidney Waterlow the British Ambassador in Athens wrote: “Every British ambassador in Europe received instructions on July 21, 1938, that he was to press his respective government not to allow Jews to pass through their ports or towns on their way to Palestine. “The Greek government have, at my insistence, now instructed their missions […]

July 23 1938 More Terrorism Expected – New York Times
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July 23 1938 More Terrorism Expected – New York Times

“PALESTINE OUTLOOK CONTINUES GLOOMY. NAZI ANTI-JEWISH CAMPAIGN STIRS NEIGHBORING LANDS MODERATE ARABS SWAYED. REVISIONISTS ARE FACTOR.” “The strife in Palestine continues unabated and hopes for an improvement of conditions seem acant. One need not be a confirmed pessimist to despair of a possible return to normalcy in the near future. More Terrorism Expected. It is […]

July 15 1938 Jewish Refugee Deception of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1933-1945
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July 15 1938 Jewish Refugee Deception of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1933-1945

Conference at Evian, France was convened at the initiative of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to discuss the problem of Jewish refugees from Germany. For nine days, from July 6th to July 15th, delegates from thirty-two countries met at Évian-les-bains, France. The fact that the conference did not pass a resolution condemning the German treatment of […]