Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Palestine Post’s Kristallnacht editorial

As a follow up to my last post on Mandate Palestine press coverage of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany in November 1938,  here is the 11th November editorial of the Jerusalem-based daily The Palestine Post. I think it speaks for itself:

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Given that today is the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, it seemed only appropriate to  trawl through the 1938 Mandate Palestine press for news of developments in Nazi Germany. 1938, five years into the Third Reich, is referred … Continue reading

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When Tel Aviv lost its oldest resident

Israel ranks highly among OECD (Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation) countries today when it comes to life expectancy. According to a recent study reported by Haaretz, on average men live to 82 – two years more than the OECD average … Continue reading

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