Know Your History: Jews Helping Needy Arab Farmers in Palestine, 1930
A series where I bring to you news from the archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict.
I have already in the past posted how Jews in then Palestine were looking out for their Arab neighbors – something completely hidden by the narrative being spread by the haters and even the mainstream media.
Some examples I have given are:
- Our ‘draining the swamps’ benefiting also the Arab population here, with the Arabs even joining Jewish efforts in doing so
- In 1927, the Jewish Yishuv asking for funds for earthquake relief also for their Arab neighbors
Here is another example, taken from the New York Times November 23, 1930: