The Arab Revolt

The Jewish Case Against the Palestine White Paper – Documents Submitted to the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations – 1939, pp.5-35.
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The Jewish Case Against the Palestine White Paper – Documents Submitted to the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations – 1939, pp.5-35.

Dr. Weizmann’s Letter to the Permanent Mandates Commission, pp. 5-14 Protest against provisions of White Paper, pp. 5-9 *Subjects Jewish National Home to Arab rule *Perpetuates Jewish minority position *Places Jewish immigration at mercy of Arabs *Envisages termination of Mandate by aborting its primary purpose *Rejects reasons given for White Paper restrictions, pp. 9-14 Memorandum […]

Palestine: Statement by His Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom Cmd. 5893– Nov. 1938.
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Palestine: Statement by His Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom Cmd. 5893– Nov. 1938.

“His Majesty’s Government have now received the report of the Palestine Partition Commission…It will be noted that the four members of the Commission advise unanimously against the adoption of the scheme of partition outlined by the Royal Commission….Their conclusion is that, on a strict interpretation of their terms of reference, they have no alternative but […]

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‘…Until You are Dead’ (Palestine, 1937), Alec Seath Kirkbride, A Crackle of Thorns: Experiences in the Middle East, John Murray Ltd, Great Britain, 1956.
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‘…Until You are Dead’ (Palestine, 1937), Alec Seath Kirkbride, A Crackle of Thorns: Experiences in the Middle East, John Murray Ltd, Great Britain, 1956.

When my wife awakened me earlier than usual and I looked out of the window on to the green and gold of a spring morning in Galilee, it seemed too fair a day on which, deliberately, to extinguish human life, whether by legal processes or otherwise. However, as District Commissioner of Galilee and Acre I […]

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