Revolution #212, September 26, 2010
Israel: Perception & Reality Quiz Answers and Sources
Part 1. The Origins of the State of Israel, the Palestinians and the Holocaust
Answers a, b, and c are all quotes from David Ben-Gurion available at mainstream sources. The first quote is from a statement made in 1938, 10 years before the establishment of the state of Israel. Answers b and c are from a comment Ben-Gurion made in 1956, to Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Jewish Congress.
Tom Segev, The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust, New York: Henry Holt, 2000.
From Address to the Technion, Haifa, reported in Haaretz, April 4, 1969.
“Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Primer,” by Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar (Middle East Research and Information Project). Over half of these 60,000 Jews were recent settlers.
“Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Primer,” by Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar (Middle East Research and Information Project).
Address by Prime Minister Begin at the National Defense College, August 8, 1982 (Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
(a) answers.com, www.fact-index.com.
(b) “Encyclopedia of the Palestine Problem,” by Issa Nakhleh (www.palestine-encyclopedia.com); “Israel: Massacre at Kibya,” Time, October 26 1983.
(c) “Heckled Over 1982 Lebanon Move, Sharon Defends Invasion Role in Unusual Lecture,” by Dan Fisher (Los Angeles Times, August 12, 1987);.
(d) "Final Report of the Israeli Commission of Inquiry," Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. XII, No. 3. Spring 1983.
(a) Excerpts from the Tower Commission's Report (www.presidency.ucsb.edu/PS157/assignment files public/TOWER EXCERPTS.htm).
(b) “Revealed: how Israel helped Amin to take power,” by Richard Dowden, The Independent, August 17, 2003 (www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/revealed-how-israel-helped-amin-to-take-power-536162.html).
(c) “Guatemala: Memory of Silence,” Report of the Commission for Historical Clarification (shr.aaas.org/guatemala/ceh/report/english/toc.html).
Israel has sold or transferred weapons to all three regimes.
(a) “Brothers in Arms—Israel’s Secret Pact with Pretoria,” by Chris McGreal, The Guardian, February 7, 2006.
(b) “India, Israel vow to enhance cooperation in combating terror,” The Hindu, February 19, 2010 (www.thehindu.com/news/national/article109349.ece).
(c) Excerpts from the Tower Commission's Report (www.presidency.ucsb.edu/PS157/assignment files public/TOWER EXCERPTS.htm).
If you like this article, subscribe, donate to and sustain Revolution newspaper.