American Presidents

Harry Truman 1945 – 1952: Civil War in Palestine
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Harry Truman 1945 – 1952: Civil War in Palestine

1948 American Presidents: Harry Truman: 1945-1952 “Across the Atlantic in the US, news of the civil war in Palestine was to lead to an extraordinary clash at the highest level of government. Secretary of State General George Marshall supported a new US Trusteeship proposal for Palestine. This proposal would delay a final decision about the […]

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Barack Obama: 2009 – Present
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Barack Obama: 2009 – Present

“US President Barack Obama controversially used the phrase peace in our time in his second inaugural address.” “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 had another talk with the German […]

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President Herbert Hoover: 1929-1933
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President Herbert Hoover: 1929-1933

September 1928 American Presidents President Herbert Hoover: 1929-1933 “I have watched with genuine admiration the steady and unmistakable progress made in the rehabilitation of Palestine which, desolate for centuries, is now renewing its youth and vitality through the enthusiasm, hard work, and self-sacrifice of the Jewish pioneers who toil there in a spirit of peace […]

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President Woodrow Wilson: 1913-1921
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President Woodrow Wilson: 1913-1921

A Jewish State in Palestine The American understanding of the intent and purpose of the Balfour Declaration is clearly deducible from the following Outline of Tentative Report and Recommendations of the Intelligence Section of the American Delegation to the Versailles Peace Conference, in accordance with instructions, for the President and the Plenipotentiaries, January 21, 1919. […]

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1914 Robert Morgenthau US Ambassador to Treaty
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1914 Robert Morgenthau US Ambassador to Treaty

1914 Robert Morgenthau US Ambassador to Treaty In a letter to the financer Jacob Shiff: “                                                                                    Western Union Anglo- American Direct United States Cablegram Received at 16 Broad Street, New York 18/31k D Yenikeuy So Jacob Schiff New York Palestinian Jews facing terrible crisis belligerent countries stopping their assistance serous destruction threatens thriving colonies […]

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Harry Truman: 1945-1952 – BBC : The Fifty Years of War Israel and the Arabs,  Ahron Bregman and Jihan El-Tahri, 1998 Penguin Books
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Harry Truman: 1945-1952 – BBC : The Fifty Years of War Israel and the Arabs, Ahron Bregman and Jihan El-Tahri, 1998 Penguin Books

Harry Truman: 1945-1952 “Across the Atlantic in the US, news of the civil war in Palestine was to lead to an extraordinary clash at the highest level of government.  Secretary of State General George Marshall supported a new US Trusteeship proposal for Palestine.  This proposal would delay a final decision about the future of Palestine, […]

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt: Retreat From The Mandate, by Michael J. Cohen, Published 1978 by Paul Elek London
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt: Retreat From The Mandate, by Michael J. Cohen, Published 1978 by Paul Elek London

The Shame of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1933-1945 “During this period, a new proposal, emanating from Roosevelt, was conveyed to London by his emissary to the Middle East, Colonel Hoskins.  Roosevelt advocated that Palestine be turned into a Permanent Trustee State, administered by a High Commissioner responsible to the United Nations, guided by a Council […]

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The Shame of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Israel’s Struggle for Peace. Israel Office of Information, New York, 1960
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The Shame of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Israel’s Struggle for Peace. Israel Office of Information, New York, 1960

“Efforts will be made to find appropriate ways and means of effectuating this policy (e.g. Jewish Homeland) as soon as practicable. I know how long and ardently the Jewish people have worked and prayed for the establish­ment of Palestine as a free and democratic Jewish commonwealth. I am convinced that the American people give their […]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1933-1945 – The Refugee Ships St. Louis (e.g. Movie “Ship of Fools”):
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1933-1945 – The Refugee Ships St. Louis (e.g. Movie “Ship of Fools”):

May13, 1939 American Presidents The Shame of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1933-1945 The Refugee Ships St. Louis (e.g. Movie “Ship of Fools”): Nine Hundred and thirty German Jewish refugees set sail for Cuba in a luxury liner, the St. Louis (e.g. on May 13th), they all held official Cuban landing certificates and 734 of them […]

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October 14, 1939: Franklin D. Roosevelt, US State Department
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October 14, 1939: Franklin D. Roosevelt, US State Department

“None of the articles (e.g. Palestine Mandate and the American – British Convention of 1924) empower the Government of the United States to prevent the modification of any of the mandates. Under their provisions, however, this government can decline to recognize the validity of the application to American interests of any modification of the mandates […]

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