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Know Your History: Jews Helping Needy Arab Farmers in Palestine, 1930

I have already in the past posted how Jews in then Palestine were looking out for their Arab neighbors. Here is another example.
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Know Your History: Treatment of Jews at the Western Wall, 1928

In 1928, the New York Times dealt with a controversy: the British tearing down a partition separating men and women at the Western Wall

Know Your History: Arabs Welcoming Jewish Immigration to Palestine (1921)

A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict. One of the...

Know Your History: How Infamous “Zionism is Racism” UN Resolution Passed

A series where I bring to you news from the newspaper archives and historical documents to debunk common misconceptions about the Middle East conflict. The infamous "Zionism...

Know Your History: Booming Bethlehem Businesses Because of the Jooooos (NY Times Dec 23,...

Three years after the Six Day War, business had dramatically improved for some Bethlehem-based handicraft manufacturers

Know Your History: Even the Term “Free Palestine” Was Co-opted From the Jews (Part...

Over a year ago, I posted how the words “Free, free Palestine!” - words shouted out by Israel haters worldwide, more often than not an expression of their wish for the destruction of the state of Israel - were first used by the Zionist group American League for a Free Palestine (ALFP) in 1944

Know Your History: Jews Looking Out for Their Arab Neighbors Following Earthquake of 1927...

The Jewish Yishuv asked for funds for earthquake relief - and not just for the Jews

Know Your History: Jewish Acquisition of Agricultural Land in Palestine (JTA, Dec 9, 1929)

A JTA report about certain proceedings of the Shaw Commission, established to investigate the violent rioting in Palestine in late August 1929, which included the Hebron massacre

Know Your History: The Jews Coming Home (Life July 5, 1937)

A fascinating read that makes clear the Jews worked hard and raised the standard of living, not just for themselves but also the Arabs

Know Your History: What Gamal Abdel Nasser Said About The “West Bank” and Gaza

In February 1970, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser was interviewed by James Reston of The New York Times

Know Your History: Plenty of Palestinian Arabs Were Happy Israel Won the Six Day...

From the July 24th edition of Life Magazine

Know Your History: Jerusalem Sanitation (NY Times Nov 10, 1919)

Jewish initiatives to improve the infrastructure of Jerusalem for the benefit of all inhabitants

Know Your History: There’s Something About Lifta

The village of Lifta is often described by Israel haters as a wealthy, historically palestinian village that was ethnically cleansed by Israel. But what's the truth?
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