Grand Mufti

April 1948 Arab Refugees
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April 1948 Arab Refugees

As soon as the orange harvest was over, in the early spring of 1948, tens of thousands left the coastal plain upon express instructions broadcast by the President of the Arab Higher Executive, the ex-Mufti (e.g. Haj al Hussein) of Jerusalem. Source: Arab Refugees. (p. 10) ); Regional Development for Regional Peace: A New Policy […]

March-April 1948 Arab Refugees
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March-April 1948 Arab Refugees

Responding to the broadcast instructions of the Mufti of Jerusalem, tens of thousands of Arabs left the Plains of Sharon. Source: 73, pp. 237-238.

February 5, 1948 Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Visits Damascus
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February 5, 1948 Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Visits Damascus

“Haj Amin el Husseini visited Damascus at the beginning of February and had talks with President Kuwatly. On 4-5 February he attended meeting of the Arab League Military Committee there, presided over by Taha el Husseini with Subhi el Hadra present. Further in the military organization of Palestine it was decided to divide the country […]

December 1, 1947 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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December 1, 1947 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

A survey of Morris’ (e.g. Benny) prominent study The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited reveals in more detail the climate of violence Jews faced in Palestine: “… the Palestinian Arab leaders, headed by the exiled AHC (e.g. Arab Higher Committee) chief, (e.g. The Grand Mufti) Husseini, rejected partition and launched a three-day general […]

1947 Mufti requests from European Countries to Disallow Jewish Emmigration
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1947 Mufti requests from European Countries to Disallow Jewish Emmigration

“My letters [to the European countries, requesting them not to allow Jews to leave] had positive and useful results for the Palestinian problem … That is the reason why a complaint was made against me to the UN in 1947, according to which my letters had prevented the immigration of hundreds of thousands of Jews […]

August 13, 1946 The British Restrict Jewish Immigration
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August 13, 1946 The British Restrict Jewish Immigration

“THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT LAST WEEK CONCEDED THE DEMAND OF THE PALESTINE ARAB LEADERS WHO, UNDER THE ADVICE OF THE FORMER MUFTI OF JERUSALEM, DEMANDED IMMEDIATE STOPPAGE OF JEWISH IMMIGRATION AND DEPORTATION OF JEWS WHO WERE ALREADY IN HAIFA HARBOR, AS A CONDITION FOR ATTENDING A ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE WHICH THE GOVERNMENT IS TRYING TO CONVENE” […]

1944 Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji in His Memoirs
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1944 Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji in His Memoirs

Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini) wrote in his memoirs                 “There were other serious occurrences during the War, such as the attempt by world Jewry in 1944 to bring about the immigration of eastern European Jewry to Palestine… just as today they are trying to prompt countries in the east, such as […]

March 19, 1943 Radio Speech Excerpt of Mufti of Jerusalem
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March 19, 1943 Radio Speech Excerpt of Mufti of Jerusalem

Address to American Arabs – Excerpts from a Radio Speech by Haj Amin al-Husseini, in Rome “The Arabs and Moslems will not be deceived by Britain once again because not only have they known its true intentions but they have also known those of Britain’s allies – America – and I want to draw the […]

April 11, 1921 Herbert Samuel British High Commissioner
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April 11, 1921 Herbert Samuel British High Commissioner

April 11, 1921 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafet, Mahmud Abbas Herbert Samuel British High Commissioner supports the appointment of Haj Amin al-Husseini as the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem “I saw Haj Amin Husseini on Friday and discussed with him at considerable length the political situation and the question […]

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1929 The Grand Mufti The Haram El-Sharif
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1929 The Grand Mufti The Haram El-Sharif

1929 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas The Grand Mufti: “The Haram El-sharif has been Moslem property for thirteen and a half centuries, but in the remote past it was the site of three successive Jewish Temples. The structures of the Holy area, including the walls, are […]

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