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Exodus Ship Survivor Making Aliyah at Age 88

British perfidy and British war crimes, still unpunished to this day. Via INN: Exodus ship survivor France Goldberg, 88, of Pittsburgh, will be one of 210 new immigrants to arrive in Israel on Tuesday. The Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) flight is scheduled to arrive at approximately 7 a.m., and dignitaries and the press will welcome the […]

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Arab-Israeli Conflict Zionism

Robert Kennedy’s 1948 Reports from Palestine

From On the 40th Anniversary of His Assassination: Robert Kennedy’s 1948 Reports from Palestine by Lenny Ben-David: In April 1948, one month before Israel declared independence, Robert Kennedy, then 22, traveled to Palestine to report on the conflict for the Boston Post. His four dispatches from the scene were published in June 1948. The newspaper […]

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Today in Jewish History – Kislev 9

Sponsored by Aish.com: In 1940, a boatload 1,600 Jewish immigrants fleeing Hitler’s ovens was denied entry into the port of Haifa; the British deported them to the island of Mauritius. At the time, the British had acceded to Arab demands and restricted Jewish immigration into Palestine. The urgent plight of European Jewry generated an “illegal” […]

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Books: Zionist official was first to hear of Final Solution

Via JPost: A senior Zionist official stationed in Switzerland during World War II was likely the first person to receive information from a German source regarding the plan for the systematic extermination of Europe’s Jews, according to a new book published by Yad Vashem. Chaim Pazner, head of the Jewish Agency’s Palestine Office in Geneva, […]

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The Battle of the “Exodus” Against the British Army

From OU: Sixty years ago, on the eve of Rosh Chodesh Av 5707 (1947), an immigration ship by the name of “Leaving Europe 5707” (also known as “Exodus 1947”) arrived in Eretz Yisrael. This was a fairly small ship that the Hagannah had bought from US Navy surplus, and 4,500 refugees from Europe had been […]