"Palestinian Prince" Palistinian Leader in Iraq were responsible - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yussef
    • 05.09.09 | 19:11 (IDT)

    Amin Al-Husseini played an important role in the spread of antisemitism in Iraq along with many Palestinians who gained prominent positions in the Ministry of Education of Iraq. The Palestinians played a central role in the spread of antisemitism in Iraq during the 1930s. This culminated in the massacre of 100s of Baghdadi Jews {the Farhud of 1941}. Thousands of Jewish businesses and homes were also destroyed in this barbaric pogrom. By 1951 the Jewish community which made up nearly 40% of Baghdad's population was nearly liquidated and the Palestinian leadership of that period has blood on its hands. So the Palestinian Prince's claims are historically inaccurate.

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    First published 03:09 04.09.09 | Last updated 10:19 04.09.09
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