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The day I thought I discovered a ‘price tag’ attack in the 30s

On Tuesday morning, racist graffiti and slashed tyres were discovered at the town of Abu Gosh near Jerusalem. The graffiti, daubed across the wall of a building overnight, read “Arabs out” and “racism or assimilation.” Police suspected this was the … Continue reading

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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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Happy New Year, 1939. These notices were published on Friday, 30th December 1938 in the Palestine Post (which has been known since 1950 as the Jerusalem Post). There was no 31st December edition that year.  Just in case you were wondering, this is because … Continue reading

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