Amin al-Hussaini was an appointee of the then-Brit king, Edward VII. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Melissa
    • 26.04.14 | 16:26 (IDT)

    There was no discussion, whatever, with any Arab or Muslim. Point of fact, Herbert Samuels, who actually made the choice for the king was a Jewish Brit. King Edward had some of what we would call unfortunate political sympathies, before, during, and after WWII. Happily, he abdicated to marry a twice-divorced American. And, BTW-- Jews AND Christians lived in historic Palestine. Still do. The problem came with the Europeans-- Eastern and Western.

    from the article: Waiting for the Palestinian Godot
    First published 06:00 24.04.14 | Last updated 17:52 23.04.14
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