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18 Friday, February 9, 1919

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Distortions Are Indicated in TV Trilogy

REMEMBER

THE BLUE BOX
AND EVERYTHING. IT
•STANDS FOR ON EVERY
IrvtF'ORTANT OCCASION.

Zionist Organization of people were being ignored from Arab countries. Jews good form," he wrote, "to
America, has gathered by the imposition by the had lived in the Middle East look down upon the Jewish
the
facts outlined in the outside of a Jewish state. and the North African coast community."
557-6644
It was apparently not
They felt very strongly they continuously for over 2,000
accompanying article.)
-
After a terrorist attack on should not be required to years. In some areas they considered good form, how-
bus passengers, an Israeli pay for the crimes of Adolph had flourishing com - ever, to prevent Arabs from
asked — "How do I tell my Hitler and they completely munities 1,000 years before murdering Jews. Decora-
friend that his legs are gone rejected the notion that the Arab conquests. - In just tions were given by the gov-
and his two children are somehow the Book of Moses the last 30 years those ernment to soldiers and
dead?" One explosion after constituted a land title in communities have been de- policemen for gallant con-
duct in towns where scores
another in buses and mar- the 20th Century without stroyed.
of disarmed Jews had been
ket places kill and cripple regard to all the interven-
In that program on the massacred. Police officer
people and the Palestine ing history."
educational network, the
BAD CHECKS!!
A man identified as a British Foreign Office and Cafferata, stationed at Heb-
Liberation Organization
where 80 Jews w
DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS!! proudly claims credit for the "Palestinian," referring to the British military and ron
the Partition of Palestine colonial administrators murdered and many of
outrages.
West Bank Arabs who approved by the United Na- were pictured as discharg- corpses mutilated,
given a police medal for
dared to criticize the PLO tions, said: "The United Na-
ing their burden of respon- "gallantry," but Kann noted
FOX & ASSOCIATES
have been killed by them. tions called for half of my
sibility as well as they could
And yet the State Depart- land. Why should I give it to in their attempt to be fair that ". . . no decoration was
23777 Greenfield, Suite 277
given to Mr. Riggs, the Jaffa
ment, while condemning them? . . . I refused Parti-
Southfield, Mich. 48075
and impartial to both the officer who . . . prevented a
the
bombings,.
says
of
the
tion
because
it
was
unjust
1-313-559-9600 Mr. Elias
Arabs and Jews who just did violent massacre in tel


organization responsible for and u nr
not seem to be able to get Aviv by firing on tie
the murders, "The United
Israel along with one another.
In th at p
Arabs."
States did not consider the was bra nded as an illegiti-
The program did not tell
TO DO YOUR TAXES
Haj Amin Husseini,
PLO as such to be a terrorist mate nation! Where was the the truth — that the British
organization."
Jewish rebu ttal and a de- administrators and Foreign who after inciting his fel-
Further, the Carter Ad- fense ofright
the r of Israel to ' Office were appeasing the low Arabs to murder
"fair and objec- Arab leaders and most of Jews, was chosen by the
ministration says the exist in this
Jewish presence in the West tive" educat ional documen- the British in PaleStine British to be Mufti of
Jerusalem. He became a
Bank and in the Old City of tary?
were anti-Jewish. The - frequent and familiar vis-
REG. MN
Jerusalem
is
"illegal"
and
as
no
Jewish
e
w
_Ther
British attitude during the
pars
pressures Israel to allow a answer prosr ided in this and time of the Mandate was de- itor of the High Commis-
SALE $279" SALE
new Arab state to be estab- _All other ins tances. While scribed: "They regarded the sioner's table, where his
lished on the West Bank, Jews wn
ere o the program, Balfour Declaration as a picturesque attire pro-
presumably to be ruled by it was aged
rran so that they damned nonsense, the Jews vided the popular Orien-
the PLO. never ered
the anti- as a damned nuisance and tal coloring. It has been
answ
First a documentary by Israel untru the and distor- the Arabs as damned good said, with some truth,
that many of his best
the ABC television net- tions. T he J
on the prog- fellows."
friends were British of-
work and now a national ram prov ided window-
British Attitude
ficers. Twenty years la-
broadcast on the educa- dressin g to make the prog-
in Palestine
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SALE $39"
ter, this Arab gentleman
tional network (locally on ram seem to be fair and ob-
The
tragic
consequences
was in Berlin, advising
Channel
56)
purports
to
jective.
UNCOLNCENTER
low
of
all
this
was
that
a
Hitler how to complete
1d
provide the American
10V2 At Gra11 2 :20
Je wish Answer
murder of a Jew was seldom the extermination of the
public with the historical
Is No
t Shown
regarded by the administra- Jews in Europe.
background so they can
In a letter to the Times of
ers of that prog, tion as a serious crime. Dur-
view
The
understand
what
the
DAY FEB. 14thi•N , current Middle_East con- ram were not allowed to ing the riots of 1929, the London, dated July 21,
of the Arabs administration not only 1938, Josiah Wedgewood
learnt hat m
surmarfrom the IMPORTER t CUTTER
flict is all about.
In 'a series of three broad- that ca ll the raselves "Pales- failed to protect the Jewish wrote "For two years, mur-
from population, but actually der and destruction of
came
casts of an hour-and-a-half tinians"
forbade them to defend Jewish property have gone
Arab
countries
each, the program called neighboring
"Palestine" starts with the to wh at vv as a sparsely themselves and Made sure, unpunished under British
year 1918. Originally pro- popula ted Palestine. And by disarming them, that rule. The administration
duced for the British net- they- came to Palestine to they Would not be able to de- continues to be strictly im-
partial, between the mur-
Your own electric "dem-
work, it consists of archival take adva ntage of the fend themselves.
Sonic" gem cleaning macnine
The
conduct
of
the
British
derers and the murdered."
ges
and
living
wa
footage tied together with higher
(Complete with solution) with
by the authorities convinced the
When in 1939 the British
any diamond-jewelry item.
interviews of Jews, Arabs, standa rds g
Arabs that the Jews could appeased Arab nationalism
retired British military Jewish dev elopment.
And tha t the British, be killed with impunity. No and issued the MacDonald
men and colonial adminis-
trators that served in Pales- while rest ricting Jewish serious effort was made to White Paper they frankly
rati
tine, as well as members of immigon
and land search for the killers, and abandoned the only legal
the British Foreign Office purchase, freely allowed those who were caught were justification for the pre-
and the former American Arabs to e nter. And con- usually acquitted "owing to sence of the British in the
country. The mandatory
Secretary of State Dean trary to vq that the former lack of evidence."
"Clashes have taken power had undertaken to
Secret ary of State Dean
Rusk.
Commentaries are pro- Rusk said, Jews bought all place between Arabs and "facilitate Jewish emigra-
vided by British and Ameri- their lan d, most of it Jews" — this was the phrase tion under suitable condi-
wasteland, invariably used by the ad- tions" and 'to "encourage
can network staff and also marsh es a
Middle Eastern historians which they painfully con- ministration to describe the settlement of Jews on the
murderous attacks on land." These promises were
Yehuda Bauer from the verted to farm land.
The program never told people they had disarmed, broken by the two enact-
University of Jerusalem
dists that never over people for whose safety they ments of the White Paper.
and Walid Khalidi of the the viewer
The League of Nations
American University in the entu
cries had there had undertaken to be re-
mandatory commission de-
Beirut. been a inct Arab politi- sponsible.
"The wholesale murder dared the British action to
What could be more fair cal entity in Palestine. And
and objective? After all, the theie already is an Arab and plundering in the be illegal. It restri
documentary provides the Palestine — it is called Jor- riots of 1929," wrote J.N. Jewish immigration, ex '
Kann, who was consul of with Arab consent; and it
people who actually partici- dan.
The British, in 1922, the Netherlands at the prohibited the purchase of
pated in the historical
events and lets them tell the made the first partition of time, "will always remain land by Jews.
As pointed out by Mal-
story in their own words. Palestine, setting up 80 a blot on the British ad-
Not only that, but all sides percent of the land as an ministration." He tells of colm Hay, a British histo-
Arab state and the re- the acquittal of those that rian, "Whether the terms
are represented.
Most viewers will mainder to be a Jewish had been identified as of the mandate were
We don't occasionally give discounts on jewelry. We don't
probably swallow the 'state. The viewers were taking part in the kil- equitable or not was
never the question at is-
occasionally save you 30%, 40%, 50% or 60% on jewelry.
bait and assume that now - not told that Jews did not lings.
The astonished Arabs and sue. The British govern-
Our everyday low prices beat all! The percentage you get
— from that educational just recently come to the
from Seymour Kaplan is 100% satisfaction & 100% refund
they know Holy Land — according their friends were con- ment was committed to
program
if not completely satisfied. Let us prove it. Bring in your
why
the
PLO
kills Jews. to the census records vinced the British secretly the mandate, governed
best price, we'll beat it. We sell diamonds & fine jewelry
It
is
beacuse
Israel
com- going back to 1844, the approved of the massacre._ Palestine in virture of the
only. The diamond people for over 50 years.
mitted a terrible injustice Jews were the largest They exclaimed in court: mandate, and had no
A Complete Selection Of Fine Watches and Jewelry
by being established on group in Jerusalem, the "The government is with us. rights at all in that coun-
VISA — MASTER CHARGE
land belonging to the most populous city in The English are on our try except under the
mandate."
side!"
30555 SOUTHFIELD RD., CONGRESS BLDG., SUITE 100
"Palestinian" people. As Palestine.
The consul noted that the
And contrary to that
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN
That program on Pales-
former Secretary of State
Dean Rusk said on that documentary, the majority British in Palestine "were tine originated in England
One block south of 13 Mile Road . 645-9200
of Israel's Jews did not come anti-Jewish and still more
program:
MON., TUES., WED. & FRI. 10-5. THURS. 10-8. SAT. 10-4i
(Continued on Page 19)
the from Europe.They came anti-Zionist. It is considered
the major it y o f h

By HYMIE CUTLER

(Editor's note: Charg-
ing "distortions" in the
three-part, three-
week show labeled
"Palestine," which was
shown on Channel 56,
Hymie Cutler, co-
chairman of the public
affairs committee of the
Detroit District of the

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