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    • Rabbi David Hoffman
    • 19.03.06 | 17:44 (IST)

    My late friend David Subeiri of Yemen who came to Palestine after 1917 to escape dhimmi status and join a new Jewish commonwealth of some scope, was this necessarily at the expense of any Palestinian Muslim or Christian at that time? Hardly. It was perfectly understandable in terms of their sacred scriptures. So why did Haj Amin El Husseini order a pogrom on Jews who had been living for centuries as neighbors with Muslims in Hebron in 1929 in order to thwart Zionism? Zionism would have been satisfied with a small state and recognition, but was this desire of David Suberi "unjust" for you?

    from the article: A new consensus
    First published 00:00 19.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 19.03.06
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