By Jews for Justice in the Middle East Published in Berkeley, CA, 2001 Jews for Justice has made this excellent resource available to people around the world.
Jews bought land and started building up the Jewish community there.
They were met with increasingly violent opposition from the Palestinian Arabs, presumably stemming from the Arabs’ inherent anti-Semitism.
The Zionists were then forced to defend themselves and, in one form or another, this same situation continues up to today.
The problem with this explanation is that it is simply not true, as the documentary evidence in this booklet will show.
And all subsequent crimes — on both sides — inevitably follow from this original injustice.
Contents: Introduction Early History of the Region The British Mandate Period: 1920-1948 The UN Partition of Palestine Statehood and Expulsion - 19 War and Israeli Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza [1973 War (Known in Israel as the Yom Kippur War) - Addendum by If Americans Knew] The History of Terrorism in the Region Jewish Criticism of Zionism Zionism and the Holocaust General Considerations Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel Intifada 2000 And The "Peace Process" Views Of The Future Conclusion I For Jewish Readers Conclusion II This paper outlines the history of Palestine to show how this process occurred and what a moral solution to the region’s problems should consist of.
If you care about the people of the Middle East, Jewish and Arab, you owe it to yourself to read this account of the other side of the historical record.
The standard Zionist position is that they showed up in Palestine in the late 19th century to reclaim their ancestral homeland.
What really happened was that the Zionist movement, from the beginning, looked forward to a practically complete dispossession of the indigenous Arab population so that Israel could be a wholly Jewish state, or as much as was possible.