Is Israel a Colonial Settler State?

Perhaps, but with Lots of Provisos by Bennett Muraskin Peter Beinart, in an article in the September 26, 2013 issue of the New York Review of Books, wrote: “Virtually every Palestinian I’ve ever met considers Zionism to be colonialist, imperialist, and racist. When liberal American Jews think about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, they think about Isaac […]

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November 28: The Mufti and the Führer

Haj Muhammad Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (both a religious and political/financial ruler) from 1921 to 1937, met with Adolf Hitler in Germany on this date in 1941 to seek the extension of the Nazis’ anti-Jewish campaign into Arab lands. At the time, al-Husseini was a fugitive from British justice for his role […]

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April 15: The Arab Revolt

Israel Khazan and Zvi Dannenberg, Jewish truckers in Palestine, were attacked and killed by Arab assailants on this day in 1936 in the first fatal attack of the three-year Arab revolt, a nationalist uprising against British Mandatory rule and against increasing Jewish immigration, which had doubled the population of Jews in Palestine to 370,000, or […]

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