Corrupt analogy: Exposing Israel’s attempts to equate the Palestinian refugee plight with Jewish immigrants from the Arab world

“The ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Israel was not an unintended consequence, or fortuitous occurrence, or even a ‘miracle’, as Israel’s first president Chaim Weizmann later proclaimed; it was the result of long and meticulous planning,” Ilan Pappe, Professor of Political Science at Haifa University, in his book ‘The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine’.

This week, the outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert sought to rewrite history by equating the violent uprooting and dispersal across the four winds of the native Palestinian community at the hands of Zionist Jews with the ideologically-motivated immigration of Jews from the Middle East to Palestine. >>>>>

One Response to Corrupt analogy: Exposing Israel’s attempts to equate the Palestinian refugee plight with Jewish immigrants from the Arab world

  1. Ebullient and audacious. The type of reading that should be required on the subject.

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