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CREATION
OF
ISRAEL


How Does
Freedom in Israel Compare to Freedom

in the Arab States ?


Our Future With
Our Neighbours
(President Rivlin)


SUMMARY

Jewish Exiles
from Arab
Countries
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Palestinian
Refugees


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Jews/Christians Who Fled from Arab Countries


TOGETHER
A New Life
for
Palestinian
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TOGETHER
A New Life
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Palestinian
Refugees

APPENDICES


Introduction

Why Jews Fled
from
Arab Countries

Why Christians Fled from
Arab  Countries

Reparations for
Jews who Fled
from Arab Countries

The Other Jews

Frequently
Asked Questions About Jews Who Fled/Left
Arab Countries

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Yemeni-Egyptian
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Palestinian Conflict

The
Palestinians Say ‘No’

A Critical Time
for Arab States


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PALESTINIANS
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Is a
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How Many
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Does Anybody Care About the Palestinians?

Legal
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Arab
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Lives of
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Palestinian Refugees
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GETTING TO THE FUTURE

Getting to the future is never easy. Current action demands change to try and force a new outcome.  Attempted change can give rise to conflict.  The results of this conflict determine the future

Since 1948 the environment in the Middle East has changed.  The UN division of the British mandate of Palestine between the Jews and the Arabs was met by the invasion of the area by surrounding Arab states with the object of expelling the Jews so their territory would become Arab.  This failed and saw the establishment of the 1948 boundaries of Israel. East Jerusalem and the West Bank became Jordanian and Gaza became Egyptian. The borders changed again following the Wars of 1967 and 1973.  Jordanian and Egyptian territory became Israeli. See West Bank, Areas A, B and C   Palestine Groups   

During World War 1, defeat of Turkey was seen to them losing control of the Middle East.  The British and French arrived at the Sykes-Picot Agreement of how they would split this area between them.  The League of Nations subsequently gave the British control of Palestine where they found conflict between the Jews and Moslems. The 1948 war saw the creation of the State of Israel, 750,000 Palestinian Refugees leaving there and 850,000 Jewish refugees leaving Arab countries.  The Arab League decided to use the Palestinian Refugees into the ‘Palestinian Problem’ against Israel. With time this became an international problem.  

1,000,000 Jewish Refugee left/fled/were exiled from Arab countries in the 1940’s.  They were absorbed into other countries and so there is no Jewish Refugee problem.  This vanished in 1952 when the Israeli government took over responsibility for those living there. Because these Jews were absorbed and created no problems they are often referred to as the ‘Lost People’.  The problems, and demands, the Palestinian refugees have created have seen the creation of Jewish organisations with similar demands from Arab countries.

 See    Why Jews fled From Arab Countries        The Forgotten Jews      
Introduction, Palestinian Refugees, Jewish Exiles

The Arab countries persuaded the UN to establish an organization to look after the refugees (UNRWA).  It was thought it would only exist for a short  time.  Jewish refugees left it in 1952 so it was only concerned with Arab Refugees.  This meant that UNRWA only had responsibility for Palestinian Refugees while UNHCR had responsibility for all other refugee.

UNRWA is the largest organisation in the area with 30,000 employees and an annual budget of over $1 billion per year met primarily by donations from Western countries.

71 years later we still have a ‘Palestine Problem’ with much Palestinian unhappiness and the waste of resources.  UNRWA changed the definition of ‘refugee’ to make them the only group of refugees to whom the hereditary principle applies and which explains their rapid expansion to over 5,000,000.  It is estimated that only 20 - 60,000 of the original refugees are still alive.

It has been asked why UNRWA didn’t become part of UNHRC and why western governments have donated such a high proportion of the annual UNRWA budget and Arab countries so little.  Many state functions have been taken over by UNRWA.  For example education where schools are split between UNRWA (if you are a ‘Palestinian refugee’) and the state (if you are not a Palestinian refugee).  These are functions not carried out by UNHCR.  See Why UNRWA Should be Abolished

Speaking with UN Radio, Anders Thomsen, UNFPA (UN Population Fund) Representative to the State of Palestine about the current trends and the anticipated impacts said:

“Fertility rates are twice the rate of those in the more advanced areas in the region – a trend that is expected to bring its population from the current 4.7 million to 6.9 by 2030 and to 9.5 million by 2050. The highest rate of growth is expected to occur in Gaza, where the report estimates a population of 1.85 million will reach 3.1 million by 2030 and 4.7 million by 2050.”

Israel/Palestinian negotiations have always been held between leaderships with little success.  Today most Palestinian refugees live in poor conditions, in 58 camps and as second class citizens  by the Arab world.  Go to  The Palestinians Say ’No’   Does Anybody Care About the Palestinians, Payments to Palestinians in Prison and as Martyrs

Corruption played/plays a major part in Palestine leaderships lives. While they prospered Palestinian refugees have suffered.  

In  addition, differentiation through religion is important.  For example The Hamas Covenant which states

On the Destruction of Israel: (Preamble)
'Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it,

just as it obliterated others before it.'

The area has seen, is seeing, terrifying wars such as those in Iraq, Syria and Yemen


If it is not resolved population growth will ensure their unhappiness will get worse leading to a possible implosion.  During this time the development of Israel since its foundation is seen as a miracle.  This can be seen by touring the country and its world contribution in many areas ranging from medicine onwards.

But what will happen if the ‘Palestinian problem’ is resolved ?  The answer is a ‘better life’ for Palestinian Refugees similar to that now enjoyed by Jewish Refugees.

Negotiations can be very difficult.  For example a party might want them to fail while giving the opposite impression by including a condition they know the other party will always reject.

The question becomes how an equivalent Palestinian change be achieved?   The answer is through all parties wanting it to.  

For example this could include the following:

For the Palestinians

For Israel

For Arab Countries

Opposition to Peace


JEWISH UNRWA – THE US AID FOR JEWISH REFUGEES FROM ARAB COUNTRIES

MIDA, Kobby Barda |  12/09/2018   (go to link to read full article)


Soon after the establishment of UNRWA, the US decided to aid the rehabilitation of Jewish refugees from Arab countries in Israel. What transpired is the story of the entire conflict.

This chapter of Israel’s history is forgotten for a simple reason – it succeeded. Hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Arab countries were assimilated into Israel. In contrast, hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees were rejected by the countries that were supposed to absorb them, in a cynical move designed to perpetuate the Arab-Israeli conflict in conditions where other conflicts have long since been resolved.

REFUGEE VS. REFUGEE

Yeshayahu (Si) Kennan was the spokesman for the Israeli delegation to the UN during the Marshall Plan. Kennan’s boss, Ambassador Abba Eban, rejected his proposal to demand from the American administration a parallel plan in the Middle East, arguing that the Arabs would use the money they received against Israel. Kennan then joined the American Zionist Council (AZC) and in this framework began to lobby for the implementation of a similar program in the Middle East. At that time there were about 1.6 million refugees and displaced persons in the Middle East – half of them Jews and half Arabs. Kennan’s desire was for the countries to use grants to rehabilitate the refugees in the countries they came to after the war.

Encouraged by the success of the Marshall Plan in Europe, the Americans sought to rehabilitate the Middle East by the same means. The Truman administration’s support for the establishment of the State of Israel (in contrary to Marshall’s position) created a sense of responsibility among the administration for the consequences of the declaration of independence and the War of Independence.

Against this backdrop, Kennan’s initiative found a sympathetic ear in Congress and the State Department. 164 members of Congress signed a proposal to carry out the initiative, and in response the Arab countries began to exert counter-pressure. Kennan then harnessed leading economists to persuade Congress that aid to Israel was good not only for Israel but also for the United States.

In September 1951, nearly two years after the establishment of UNRWA, Kennan’s efforts bore fruit: Congress approved $160 million in aid to rehabilitate the region: $68 million was granted to Israel, and the rest were distributed between Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Egypt and Jordan.

THE STORY OF THE WHOLE CONFLICT

The manner in which these funds were distributed is one of those specific cases that in miniature, tell the story of the entire Arab-Israeli conflict: The young State of Israel invested these funds, which came several years ahead of reparations from Germany, in housing development and infrastructure, and in the tremendous effort to absorb the Jews who were escaping en-masse from Arab countries. In this way, Israel acted similarly to the European countries’ handling of the American aid funds that came from the Marshall Plan.

On the other hand, the Arab states allowed these funds to be swallowed up within UNRWA’s overall budget, or perhaps just kept it for themselves. Schwartz and Wilf’s book describes the mechanism used by the Arabs against the American administration: they allowed UNRWA to provide humanitarian aid to refugees and agreed in principle to huge projects for infrastructure construction that would advance their countries alongside the rehabilitation of the Palestinian refugees. In practice, the Arab governments were dragging their feet and preventing reconstruction from happening. The motive was to leverage the plight of the refugees as a means of delegitimizing the State of Israel. In retrospect, then, it appears that Abba Eban was right in opposing the plan.

The UNRWA monster has become a petri dish in which anomalies have multiplied as far as the treatment of refugees goes: Palestinian refugee status is inherited, UNRWA itself is not working to rehabilitate the refugees but only involved in humanitarian aid, and a large majority of its workers are Palestinians themselves. UNRWA has become a decisive factor in perpetuating the Arab-Israeli conflict, rather than in solving it.

In April 2008, a month before Israel’s 60th Independence Day, there were first signs of an American awakening: in the face of the “unquestionable rights” of the Palestinians, Congress decided to grant identical rights to the Jewish refugees who fled Arab countries. Congress instructed the president to determine that the rehabilitation of the refugees in their places is the way to solve the problem of the conflict in the Middle East, and the “refugees” refers to people who fled all Middle Eastern countries during the 1948 war.

The Trump administration’s decision to cease funding for UNRWA looks like closing a circle. Time will tell whether the move will succeed, but if this is indeed the case, it can be assumed that this is a significant step towards quelling the end of the Israeli-Arab conflict.


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MODERN HISTORY OF ISRAEL

JEWS and PALESTINIANS - TODAY

EWISH UNRWA – THE US AID FOR JEWISH REFUGEES FROM ARAB COUNTRIES

PRESIDENT RIVLIN (ISRAEL)

(From his Adress to the European Parliament 2016)

THE ARABS
OF PALESTINE

GETTING
TO THE FUTURE

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APPENDIX A

PALESTINIAN LEADERSHIP

Muhammad Amin Al Husseini,   
The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem


Yasser Arafat


Mahmoud Abbas


Sheik Ahmed Yassin

JARED KUSHNER CRITICIZES ABBAS, QUESTIONING
HIS ABILITY TO MAKE PEACE





APPENDIX B

THE HAMAS COVENANT

 
MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD
IN THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES


APPENDIX C


KUSHNER SAID
PUSHING TO
CLOSE UNRWA,
END REFUGEE STATUS FOR
PALESTINIAN MILLIONS


APPENDIX D


PALESTINIANS:
THE ONLY ACCEPTABLE PEACE PLAN
 

PALESTINIAN ACCOMMODATION


WHY DO PALESTINIAN LEADERS
OPPOSE HELPING THEIR PEOPLE?


HAMAS AND FATAH:
WHY THE TWO GROUPS ARE FAILING


APPENDIX E


NEW RESEARCH CONFIRMS
UN OBSESSION WITH ISRAEL

Israel alone is considered
the “occupying power” by the U.N.


THE REAL VICTIMS OF THE UNITED NATION’S OBSESSION WITH ISRAEL


THERE ARE 70 CONFLICTS WORLDWIDE, SO WHY DO WE FOCUS ON JUST ONE?

HISTORY OF 'PALESTINE' AND THE 'PALESTINIAN PEOPLE'
Francisco Gil-White
Akileze   2014 (15.1)

This video dispels certain myths concerning
the origin of the name 'Palestine' and of the 'Arab Palestinians.'
 'Arab Palestinians' are mostly from other places,
and migrated to what is now Israel at the same time
as the Zionist Jews, many because of the economic boom
the Zionist Jews produced
The Zionist Jews did not steal the "best" land from Arab landowners but purchased abandoned desert and swamp land from absentee Arab landlords who were eager to sell for very high prices.
This was explained by Hajj Amin al Husseini himself.

Husseini, father of the Palestinian movement,
launched his fourth terrorist attack
against the Jews of the Mandate in 1936-39.
The violence was so great that the British
sent a team to investigate.
When questioned, Husseini admitted that the Zionist Jews had not stolen anybody's land but had bought it.
Husseini had been among the major consolidators
and sellers of land, and grown tremendously rich by it.

WHY ARE THERE STILL
PALESTINIAN REFUGEES?
Prager University 2016 (4.22)

It's been seven decades since the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, and yet there are still an estimated
4 million Palestinian refugees
...and zero Jewish refugees.

With so many nearby Arab allies of the Palestinians, how did this happen?
What does it say about Israel?
What does it say about its Arab neighbors?

Dumisani Washington, Diversity Outreach Coordinator
for Christians United for Israel, explains.

THE PLIGHT OF THE PALESTINIAN REFUGEES
Jerusalem U  2015 (13.06)
Different narratives shape different memories of the 1948 War for Israelis and Palestinians. In Israel and among most Jewish communities, the war of 1948 is best known as the War of Independence - it is a day filled with joy, pride and celebration. In the Arab world, and particularly among Palestinians, the war of 1948 is known as al-Nakba (the catastrophe) - it is a day filled with sadness, humiliation and longing. This film tells the story of the war, reveals how so many people became refugees, and speculates on what is perpetuating their suffering today.

WHY ISN’T THERE A PALESTINIAN STATE
PragerU 2017 (5.34)

Why don't the Palestinians have their own country? Is it the fault of Israel? Of the Palestinians? Of both parties?
David Brog, Executive Director of the Maccabee Task Force, shares the surprising answers.

JEWISH vs PALESTINIAN REFUGEES
ConfuseMeWithFact, 2012 (3.01)

 The story of how they became refugees and why they have stayed that way.

It also shows the history of Jewish refugees from Arab lands - a story that's been ignored
-- until now.


THE WORLD BANK IN WEST BANK AND GAZA - UNEMPLOYMENT

The World Bank has assisted the Palestinians since the Oslo Accords of the early 1990s – continuing to lay the foundation of a future Palestinian state so that it can deliver services to the people. Grants, financed from the World Bank’s own income and supplemented by Trust Funds contributed by donors, fund the Palestinian Authority’s projects in water and sanitation, municipal, education and social protection sectors.

The lack of progress towards peace and reconciliation creates an unsustainable economic situation. The Palestinian internal polity is sharply divided between Gaza and the West Bank. Due to a steep deterioration in Gaza and a slowdown in the West Bank, the Palestinian economy witnessed no real growth in 2018. The unemployment rate was 31 percent in 2018—with 52 percent of Gaza’s labor force unemployed, including two out of every three youth. The Palestinian Authority’s financing gap persisted in 2018 mainly due to insufficient budget support and was financed through additional arrears. The West Bank and Gaza ranked 116th out of 190 economies in the 2019 Doing Business report.


UNEMPLOYMENT  2017-8
(Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics)








The average daily wage in Gaza during 2018 was only 34.5 ILS  (approx. 9.5 USD) per day.
 In the private sector, the average daily wage was 33.8 ILS (approx. 9.3 USD).
 Seventy-two percent of private sector employees
in Gaza earn less than minimum wage (1,450 ILS per month).
(could not find figures for West Bank)


THE ARABS OF PALESTINE  
The Atlantic,  Martha Gellhorn, October 1961
(excert from article)

…………………………..THE Palestinian refugees are a chain reaction. Arab politicians and apologists would have us believe that the explosion began with the Balfour Declaration to "view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a home for the Jewish people." More likely, the explosion started in the depths of time when the Romans drove the Jews from their one and only homeland, the soil that grew their history, the Bible. Nearly two thousand years later, Hitler and his followers committed such barbarous crimes against the Jews as all Christendom and all Islam, barbarous too, had never inflicted in the centuries of the Jewish dispersion. The Nazis and the gas chambers made the state of Israel inevitable: the Palestinian Arabs and the five invading Arab armies determined the boundaries of Israel.

The Palestinian refugees are unfortunate victims of a brief moment in history. It is forgotten that Jews are also victims in the same manner, of the same moment. The Arab-Israel war and its continuous aftermath produced a two-way flight of peoples. Nearly half a million Jews, leaving behind everything they owned, escaped from the Arab countries where they lived to start life again as refugees in Israel. Within one generation, if civilization lasts, Palestinian refugees will merge into the Arab nations, because the young will insist on real lives instead of endless waiting. If we can keep the peace, however troubled, the children of Palestinian refugees will make themselves at home among their own kind, in their ancestral lands. For the Jews there is no other ancestral land than Israel.

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REFUGEES

After more than
 2,000 years
over 856,000 Jews
left Arab countries in 1948 and a total of 1,600,000 by 2012.
They resettled
in new homes.  

Creating no problem
they are largely forgotten.
__________________


After more than 70 years the Arabs who left Israel are still used as a
political weapon
against Israel.


They are the only refugees in the world to adopt the
‘hereditary principle’
and so have expanded
while all other refugees have slowly vanished


Not allowed to resettle they are treated as ‘second class citizens’
by Arab countries.  

_________

See also
Palestinian Accommodation

Lives of Palestinian Refugees


THE FUTURE

Each Group of Palestinians has its own story.  One of these is Gaza.

We talk, read and feel very bad about the deaths, injuries and problems of Gazans.  If instead of having a government (Hamas) whose vision is the destruction of Israel it had a democratic government concerned with local prosperity then the prosperity that now exists for a few could apply to all. Gazans. Instead of living in perpetual conflict with Israel would be welcoming them.

They would be living in peace with Israel, Egypt and other countries and not fighting them.   The siege mentality and resulting health and other problems would vanish.  Environmental facilities including health, education, job and business prospects and accommodation would be vastly improved. The  walls around their country would vanish and the airport brought back into operation.  Hamas militia and the Children’s army will have vanished. Hamas will be a bad memory.   The West Bank would become a different area.  Rawabi is a symbol of what Palestinian life could look like.

Do two things to test this statement  

1.  Go to Videos  Gaza and Hamas    

2. Go to The good news about Gaza you won’t hear on the BBC
            from The Spectator, February 9 2018.


PRESIDENT RIVLIN (ISRAEL)
(From his Address to the European Parliament 2016)


…........Distinguished audience, if the international community really wishes and truly aspires to be a constructive player, it must divert its efforts away from the renewal of negotiations for negotiations’ sake, and toward building trust between the parties, and to creating the necessary terms for the success of negotiations in the future.

In the current circumstances, we must all ask ourselves 'what can be done today', rather than, 'what cannot be done'. And things can be done. This mission of creating the terms for a future agreement, creating an infrastructure for trust, and for a life of dignity for both peoples, demands of us today - the international community and Israel alike - to invest tremendous efforts in four main avenues:

First, harnessing the moderate powers in the region.

Second, developing Palestinian economy and infrastructures for quality of life…………. Infrastructures must be developed

Third, investing in joint ventures aimed at creating joint interests…………We should foster and promote joint Israeli-Palestinian development ventures in the fields of renewable energy, infrastructure and the environment, joint industrial and tourism ventures, and cultural and social ventures

Fourth and ultimately – education. Increasing stability, developing infrastructures and strategic terms are essential conditions, but are not enough. Creating the conditions for any future agreement requires conditioning hearts on both sides for the possibility of living with mutual respect.

What are Palestinian Leaders Afraid Of?
Gatestone Institute, October 31, 2019