[E–pub] (The Origins and Evolution of the Arab Zionist Conflict)


The Origins and Evolution of the Arab Zionist ConflictConcise balanced informative Lectures of InterestWell written summary with some interesting erspectives The book is based on a series of 4 Lectures Prof Cohen Gave lectures Prof Cohen gave 1980 at American universities and is geared towards a general audience The time frame is from the close of the Ottoman Empire roughly beginning around 1840 until Israel s Declaration of Independence in May of 48Cohen first focuses on early Arab Nationalist and his take on the McMahonHussein correspondences is that neither arty was empowered focuses on early Arab Nationalist and his take on the McMahonHussein Correspondences Is That Neither is that neither was empowered make the offers that they did nor did they was there much of an understanding as to what they entailed Rather than taking it seriously he makes a well supported argument that these romises were nothing than each side feeling each other outHe then examines early Zionism before Herzl leading up to the Balfour declaration in 1917 Political Zionisms is traced to a group known as Hovevei Tsion as a reaction to Russian 29 and Counting: A Chick's Guide to Turning 30 a Chick's Guide to Turning 30 pogroms in the 1880s and strongly influenced by Leo Pinsker and his book Auto Emancipation It wasn t until 15 years later that Herzl conceived of The Jewish State How the Zionists Created the Jewish Ethnostate and lobbied both Western and Turkish leadership for the right of Jews to return There s an interesting side note that Herzl would havereferred greater success as a The Little Book of Breakthrough: Breakthrough Thoughts for Manifesting Your Heaven on Earth playwright than as a journalist andolitical figures as such it is the times that make the manThe book continues with the Sykes Picot agreement and on to Balfour Cohen s interpretation is that Britain s military goal was the creation of a sympathetic buffer state to Genocide of One protect the Suez canal from the east the desert havingroved not to be a sufficient barrier to attack in WW I Resistance to Weizman s original reuest came from the unlikel. Here is a brief intelligent even handed analytical account of the origins of the Arab Zioni. Y source of Jewish members of the British Cabinet who felt that an independent Jewish State would lead to charges of dual loyalty and undermine hard won work at gaining Jews eual status in English societyLectureChapter 3 covers the eriod of British Mandatory rule up to 1945 opposition to Jewish migration voices by factions led by the Grand Mufti a title created by the British Hajj Amin Husayni counterbalanced by Jewish and British investment Whereas the Jews organized themselves to the necessary infrastructure to create a state Cohen opines that local Arab culture viewed The Real Estate Entrepreneur: Everything You Need to Know to Grow Your Own Brokerage politics as a means towardsersonal advancement and influence to create a state Cohen opines that local Arab culture viewed olitics as a means towards ersonal advancement and influence national interest Paradoxically Jewish interest in buying land monetized Arab wealth that was largely based in land not in capital and some of the largest sellers of land were also the loudest critics Economic development also undermined traditional Arab clan notables among the Hussaynis and Nashashibis who lived in Jerusalem with new elites based in Jaffa and especially Haifa which was developing into a major New Cutting Edge Elementary Students' Book port The change in England to Labour government where Churchill was relegated to the opposition resulted in a lack of empathy for the 1929 Arab attacks on Jews and for Zionism Cohen is also the author of Churchill and the Jews There s a good discussion of how the assassination of Lord Moyne by the splinter Lehi group lead to its rejection by the mainstream Hagana One of the reasons given is that Moyne aersonal friend of Churchill was blamed by Lehi members for the sinking of the refugee ship Struma in the Bosporus in 1942 as well has his rejection of saving Hungarian JewsThe final chapter covers the Meditation Express: Stress Relief in 60 Seconds Flat period from 1945 48 There was considerableolitical ressure to find a resolutio. St conflict and its development from early in the twentieth century until 1948 focusing ar.

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N to the Challenged by Love E-Boxed Set problem of Jewish refugees still interred in DP camps throughout Europe most of whom were reluctant to return to their destroyed communities and instead wanted to be admitted to Palestine The Morrison Gradylan would have allowed 100000 of these in Communicating With Animals : The Spiritual Connection Between People and Animals provided that Jewish autonomy would be shelved and that the Hagana would give up it s weapons which the Zionists felt was both insufficient and suicidal For it sart Britain was looking for a way to get out of this mess as the cost of maintaining a garrison in the Middle East was costing far than they could afford The members of the Arab League formed in 1945 was jockeying for osition Arab League formed 1945 was ineffectually jockeying for osition of whom trusted each other Cohen blames Jordan s King Abdallah with his well trained armed forces for driving the other league members into the 1948 war each of the rival interests were as much interested in their share of the spoils as driving out the JewsThe downside of the book is that there are no footnotes to source the material though there is a list of suggested supplementary reading for each chapter Also included are illustrative excerpts from 13 historic documents most of which can be found and in the comprehensive Arab Israeli Reader with the exception of two of which can be found and in the comprehensive Arab Israeli Reader with the exception of two documents The 1914 Cairo Arab Nationalist Manifesto and the 1945 Pact of the Arab League The former is an anti union Islamic manifesto which leads for Christians and Jews to unite with Arab nationalists against the irreligious Turks The latter argues for a new Mandate be established in Palestine under the a league of Arab states until such time as that country is ready for independenceI have read detailed accounts but I found it to be an informative and readable summary of eventsRecommende. Ticularly on the eriod when Britain ruled Palestine under mandate from the League of Natio. .