“Freedom! Justice!” Demand of Generations of Palestinians  Will Not Be Denied All That Much Longer

From River To Sea Palestine Will Be Free
A pro-Palestinian activist holds up a sign reading ‘From The River To The Sea, Palestine Will Be Free’ during a sit-down protest inside Charing Cross railway station to call for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza on November 4, 2023, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo: Mark Kerrison/In Pictures via Getty Images)

Israelis are very proud of their Biblical God given cry and order, ‘Let My People Go,’ but never seem to accept, nor hear, nor acknowledge, that ‘Let Us Have Our Freedom’ be the imagined cry of generations of captive Palestinians suffering Israel’s merciless, and very often deadly, illegal military occupation. 

Israeli government policies have consistently made Israel’s intentions seem to be something like ‘We Will Keep These People Captive While We Take Their Land As Ours Piece by Piece,’ and ‘Get These People Gone the sooner the better.'[1].

‘I, Me Mine’ or this case, ‘We Us Ours’ is a phrase that comes to this writer’s mind when considering Israel’s intentions regarding the land of Palestinians, and most certainly no consideration whatever for the ‘They Them Theirs’ of Palestinians.[1]

Since the event of October 7, 2023, CIA overseen Western media[2] has up to now made little or no mention that Hamas is fighting against the decades long Israeli military occupation of Palestine land and Israel’s  sealing off the population of Gaza from the outside world. Little or no mention is made of Hamas fighting for Palestinian freedom and independence. CIA controlled Western media [} does not wish to admit that one side is fighting for freedom and justice when going overboard in massacring, while the other side is fighting to keep its captives imprisoned (and vulnerable to the colonization of their land) as it has gone beyond sane behavior and massacred thousands of children, women and men with the weapons and warplanes the USA has provided, while cutting off all electricity, fuel, food and water.


During the same period of time, Israel has made it clear that it aims to completely destroy Hamas, both its military and its government of Gaza.

Although Israel’s Prime Minister leaves the question of the future of Gaza aside for now, it is noteworthy that the future of the West Bank and East Jerusalem goes unmentioned in media as if there is no change expected despite its present long occupation by Israel, which for years has been colonizing the West Bank with Israeli settlements now containing a total of some million and a half settlers. For both Israel and the US, the strategy continues to be Israel’s domination and subjugation of the Palestinian people and theft of their land and resources.

Is it conceivable that Israeli military power can defeat the Palestinian fight for freedom and justice, which Hamas seems to have instilled anew in the minds and hearts of a substantial segment of the Palestinian population since winning a huge majority in the 2006 parliamentary election in both the West Bank and Gaza with Palestinian voters rejecting the long-time rule of the Fatah movement? (The subsequent collaboration of Fatah with UK secret services and the US CIA in fomenting a bloody civil war against Hamas, has been for some time an ‘open secret’ for Palestinians.'[3]

Will Netanyahu (now criticized for having once supported Hamas in order to divide Palestinian solidarity for a Palestinian state [4]) retain power for himself and rescue and protect the Israeli state’s status quo by killing thousands more Palestinian children, destroying their homes and starving to death even more thousands?

Hardly imaginable. Netanyahu defending his now internationally condemned mega genocidal collective punishment rained down upon Gaza with outrageous allegations, such as the story of Hamas “beheading 40 babies‘ and repeated gruesome tales of Hamas terror, a good deal of which Israeli Hebrew newspapers have debunked [5], will eventually no longer wash. 

Too many people remember as do Palestinians that the state of Israel was founded in 1948 by the most reprehensible Israeli massacres of Palestinians in order to ethnic cleanse British misgoverned Palestine of its 2 to 1 Arab majority by Israelis owning only 7% and constituting only 1/3 of its population. 

Israel condemning Hamas terror is like ‘the kettle calling the pot black.] On December 4, 1948, Albert Einstein condemned the macabre Israeli massacre at the Arab village of Deir Yassin and warned against supporting Fascism in Israel in a letter to the New York Times signed by other prominent Jews

If he tries to keep to his genocidal agenda, will Netanyahu not alienate even Israel’s  closest allies, who will be needing to protect their own public projected honorable images?

Hamas is demanding an independent Palestinian state, one that, according to its 2017 manifesto, would at the very least include the land Palestinians held in 1967, and include Jerusalem, and the right of return.[6]

What shall the hundreds of times wealthier state of Israel be offering Palestinians remains a mystery. Could it possibly be further bondage and poverty? How many Israelis see or sense and are ashamed of the similarity between Israel’s persecution and treatment of Palestinians and their own past persecution and treatment under the Nazis? Will these conscience bound Israelis not begin to clash with their fellow citizens who are gung-ho fanatic for a bible based ‘Greater Israel’ encompassing and swallowing up even more than just the Palestinian lands?[1]

As humanity’s majority in the world’s southern hemisphere begins to become aware of its power and influence in today’s modern changing world, could it spell trouble for the apartheid nature of Israel and Israel’s dependence on, relationship with, and support from, the still all powerful USA/NATO, which is now for the first time being internally discussed and questioned because of the international embarrassment of having too long continued to support the inhuman and genocidal excesses of Israel’s war in Gaza? –

 A  ‘war?’ against one’s own long ago captured and surrounded population of Israeli’s former Arab neighbors in British ruled Palestine imprisoned on their own but less than half smaller land. A ‘war?’ In which there is little or no reporting of militaries clashing with each other, but lots of reporting of tens thousands of dead and maimed women and children, of tens of thousands of their homes destroyed often with family members buried underneath the ruble. 

Maybe it’s time to go back and recall when, how and why this intractable murderous violence in Palestine began.

In November of 1946, American power over an incipient United Nations of only 56 nations, produced a genocidal stratagem of torching the Holy Land with a phony, never expected nor intended to be implemented resolution for a crazy quilt partition [7] of Palestine meant to immediately provoke a civil war prepared for and expected by the Colonial Powers supported revisionist Zionists leadership and their terrorist groups the Irgun Zvai Leumi (National Military Organization) and Lehi or the Stern Gang – ultimately led by future Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. 

(The vote for partition was approved with 25 in favor versus 32 against, abstaining or absent)

If the reader would like to read Albert Einstein’s commentary on events in Palestine from 1923 through 1948 please read on.

More than a year before this civil war producing vote, Albert Einstein made headlines in the New York Times, EINSTEIN URGES UNITED NATIONS RUN PALESTINE, February 15, 1946

A government in Palestine under the UN’s direct control and a constitution assuring Jews’ and Arab’ security against being outvoted by each other would solve the Jewish-Arab difficulties.” [8] 

During the debate of two UN plans for Palestine, Egyptian delegate Fawzi noted 

an aim to establish military bases for the benefit of Powers that wanted to gain a strong hold in the oil rich Middle East,” 

Fawzi had asked for an advisory opinion on the legal issues from the International Court of Justice.  His delegation denied that the General Assembly had any power to decree the partition of Palestine, and described the partition plan as “shameless illegality,” contrary to the principle of self-determination for the overwhelming majority of the people of Palestine. 

If the alternate UN plan for an independent and democratic Palestine had not been suffocated by colonial power politicking, Jews would have had access to the entire Mandate of Palestine. With all the intellectual prowess that immigrating Jews were bringing as engineers, doctors, scientists and workers knowledgeable in advanced technology, and the international financial connections available to their leaders, both sides might have opted to stay mixed, legislating a great degree of regard for cultural, religious distinctions that would see Jews sharing economic social benefits with Arabs in a Israel-Palestine smack in a sea of Arab nations accepting a Jewish lead in the affairs of a prospering single unique mixed Jewish-Arab state. The culturally rich Ladino culture in Muslim ruled Spain comes to mind.

How welcomed by all the concerned world would freedom and justice for Palestinians be!  

It is to be expected that Israel will try to continue to deny freedom and independence and justice, even dignity, for Palestinians by continuing to delay acceptance of any kind of two state arrangement. But, a single democratic state might even become to be preferable to Israel’s having to remove the Israeli settlers from the West Bank, and having to tolerate a still belligerent Arab population on its border and along its Mediterranean shore. The homeland Jewishness within a wisely negotiated new Israel-Palestine state could continue alongside or interspersed within a Muslim population equally at home in a Middle East of Islamic religion. 

In 1927, in “The Jews and Palestine, “ in  About Zionism, Einstein wrote referring to his experience during his 1923 visit,

“At no time did I get the impression that the Arab problem might threaten the development of the Palestine project. I believe rather that, among the working classes especially, Jew and Arab on the whole get on excellently together.” 

Albert Einstein writing in regard to his joy in participating in fund raising for a Hebrew University there.

“I firmly believe that the Jews, given the smallness and  dependence of their colony in Palestine, will be immune from the folly of power.” (Einstein Letter to Maurice Solovine, March 8, 1921)

Four months later Einstein tempered his joy with his first apprehension about Zionist organizing.

“I am very glad to have followed Weizmann’s invitation. In several places, however, a high-tensioned Jewish nationalism shows itself that threatens to degenerate into intolerance and bigotry, but hopefully this is only an infantile disorder.” (Einstein Letter to Paul Ehrenfest, June18, 1921)

After Einstein’s stay in Palestine in 1923, he had written in his ‘My Impressions of Palestine’ article for New Palestine Magazine,

“A remarkable tribute to the real power of Palestine is the fact that the Jewish elements which have been resident in the country for decades stand distinctly higher, both in the matter of culture and in their display of energy, than those elements which have only recently arrived.”

(An observation that would reflect itself as a Revisionist conquering attitude eventually replaced the original Labor Zionists international socialist philosophy, which was shared by Einstein.)

 I have myself seen more than once insurance of friendly relations between Jewish and Arab workers. I believe that most of the difficulty comes from the intellectuals and, at that, not from the Arab intellectual alone.” Einstein, Albert,“My Impression of Palestine,” in New Palestine Magazine February 3rd 1928.  Published by The Zionist Organization of America.

Two years later, Einstein said he would not remain associated with the Zionist movement unless it tried to make peace with the Arabs, in deed as well as in word.

“The Jews should form committees with the Arab peasants and workers, and not try to negotiate only with the leaders.”Clark, Ronald W., Einstein: The Life and Times, (William Morrow & Company) p.482, citing Norman Bentwich, My 77 years, (NY: Jewish Publication Society) p.99

Interestingly, Einstein never wavered from expressing confidence in Arab-Jewish peaceful and cooperative co-existence even after the horrific Arab massacre of Jews at Hebron and other places in August of 1929.

On November 25, 1929, Einstein wrote to Chaim Weizmann – the future first President of Israel – stating:

“If we do not succeed in finding the path of honest cooperation and coming to terms with the Arabs, we will not have learned anything from our two thousand year old ordeal and will deserve the fate which will beset us.”  (“Einstein and Germany – Physics Today,” [Letter to Chaim Weizmann, 29 November. 1929, in the Weizmann Archives; Einstein on Peace, Schocken, New York (1960), p. 25.)

Einstein, a strong and outspoken socialist, (see his ‘Why Socialism?’[9])followed the progress of Jewish settlement in the British Mandate, and when, in the 1930s, international socialist Zionism came under pressure from the political right, he wrote,

“Under the guise of nationalist propaganda Revisionism seeks to support the destructive speculation in land; it seeks to exploit the people and derive them of their rights,” in JEWISH-ARAB AMITY URGED BY EINSTEIN, New York Times. April 20, 1935

Quoting below perceptive writings of Albert Einstein during the morphing of a Zionism that had begun as Cultural and International Socialist Labor Zionism into its domination by Revisionist Zionism and some militant terroristZionism. In 1938, the Irgun instituted a wave of bombings against Arab crowds. *(The Irgun was a Zionist paramilitary organization that operated in Mandate Palestine between 1931 and 1948.)

In August 1945, Einstein was publicly sharply critical of the Jewish underground paramilitary groups, such as the Irgun and the Stern Group. In his words,

“I regard it [the Irgun] as a disaster. I am not willing to see anyone associated with those misled and criminal people.” (letter to Shepard Rifkin)

In an Address by Einstein at the Manhattan Opera House to the National Labor Committee for Palestine, on January 11, 1946, Einstein spoke of what he saw as the basic human problem in Palestine, namely, colonialism, British Empire colonialism

“I wish to explain why I believe the difficulties in Palestine exist.  First, the difficulties between the Jews and Arabs are artificially created, and are created by the English…Of course the English had two interests. First was to have raw materials for their industry. Also the oil in those countries. I find everywhere there are big landowners who are exploiters of that race of people. …The British are always in a passive alliance with those land possessing owners which suppress the work of the people in the different trades. It is my impression that Palestine is a kind of small model of India… Now how can I explain otherwise that national troublemaking is a British enterprise? I believe that the Palestinian people, under severe influence of the United Nations, will be able to create a better state of affairs. But with the British rule as it is, I believe it is impossible to find a real remedy…The state idea is not according to my heart. I cannot understand why it is needed. It is connected to many difficulties and a narrow-mindedness. I believe it is bad.… If people are united with each other and they come to the idea that they do not need the foreign rule, then they want to make themselves independent.”

Einstein Hits British Rule Testifying before the AngloAmerican inquiry commission on Palestine Jewish Telegraphic Agency WASHINGTON January 18, 1946.

Prof. Albert Einstein charges that British colonial rule was responsible for the trouble between the Arabs and Jews. Accuses Great Britain Of Double Dealing.” Prof. Albert Einstein, testifying before the Anglo-American Inquiry Commission, said he was against a Jewish State…He urged, however, that the bulk of the Jewish refugees in Europe be brought to Palestine. Emphasizing that he believes there will be no peace between Jews and Arabs as long as the British rule Palestine, Prof. Einstein charged Britain with violating the basic responsibilities undertaken in the Balfour Declaration. Asked by British members of the committee whether the Americans should take over Palestine from the British, Prof. Einstein replied that the administration of Palestine should be international. He emphasized that he holds Americans responsible for what the British are doing in Palestine.                           

“Difficulties between Jews and Arabs were largely artificially created by the British,” Einstein declared. 

He criticized the British colonial policy as based on the principle of “divide and rule,” and charged the British administration with using the ex-Mufti of Jerusalem to foment trouble. Queried by Dr. Frank Aydelotte, one of the American members of the committee, as to what he would do if Arabs resisted the immigration of Jews from Europe into Palestine, Prof. Einstein replied,

“this will not be the case if they are not incited.”

Questioned by Dr. Aydelotte concerning political versus cultural Zionism, he stated:

“I was never for a political state.”

A few days later, Einstein again made his position clear,

“I am in favor of Palestine being developed as a Jewish Homeland but not as a separate state. It seems to me a matter of simple common sense that we cannot ask to be given political rule over Palestine where two thirds of the population are not Jewish.” (Letter to Maurice Dunay, January 19, 1946)              

——————November 1946——————

With the announcement of the partition resolution, the Jewish and Arab communities of British Mandate Palestine immediately began to clash in violence.  After the partition resolution, the British, again unilaterally, brought the date of the end of its mandate forward to May 14

Britain announced that it would accept the partition plan, but refused to enforce it, arguing it was not accepted by the Arabs. Britain also refused to share the administration of Palestine with the UN Palestine Commission during the transitional period, and requested the UN Palestine Commission not to enter Palestine until two weeks before the British withdrawal.

The UN General Assembly by its charter was and still is only granted the power to make recommendations, therefore, UN General Assembly Resolution 181 was actually not legally binding, but there was no significant expression of doubt about the de facto power of the UN resolution and its having torched Palestine.

Supposedly in response to the civil war already raging, or making it look like in response, President Harry S. Truman made a statement on 25 March proposing UN trusteeship rather than partition. This dissimulating statement, clearly so woefully belated, to have any effect, by a US president who had overseen all his administration’s threats and arm twisting machinations to accrue the votes needed for the passing of the partition resolution which brought the deadly violence about, must be seen as pure window dressing – a pretending that a civil war had not been contemplated by the plainly absurd UN resolution, plan,

The British decided in early February 1948 to support the annexation of the Arab part of Palestine by Transjordan

As the last British were leaving on May 14 ending the Mandate, in Tel Aviv, Jewish Agency Chairman David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the State of Israel comprising 73% of Palestine for 33% of its people.

Letter to the New York Times, December 4, 1948, from Albert Einstein and other prominent Jews, warning of Zionist Facism In Israel, denouncing Menachem Begin, a future prime minister of Israel and his Irgun’s horrific massacre of a peaceful Arab village.  

Complete text with all the names of those who signed it. From Letters to the Editor, New York Times, December 4, 1948

“Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our times is the emergence in the newly created state of Israel of the “”Freedom Party”” (Tnuat Haherut), a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine.

The current visit of Menachem Begin, leader of this party, to the United States is obviously calculated to give the impression of American support for his party in the coming Israeli elections, and to cement political ties with conservative Zionist elements in the United States. Several Americans of national repute have lent their names to welcome his visit. It is inconceivable that those who oppose fascism throughout the world, if correctly informed as to Mr. Begin’s political record and perspectives, could add their names and support to the movement he represents.

Before irreparable damage is done by way of financial contributions, public manifestations in Begin’’s behalf, and the creation in Palestine of the impression that a large segment of America supports Fascist elements in Israel, the American public must be informed as to the record and objectives of Mr. Begin and his movement.

The public avowals of Begin’’s party are no guide whatever to its actual character. Today they speak of freedom, democracy and anti-imperialism, whereas until recently they openly preached the doctrine of the Fascist state. It is in its actions that the terrorist party betrays its real character; from its past actions we can judge what it may be expected to do in the future.

Attack on Arab Village

A shocking example was their behavior in the Arab village of Deir Yassin. This village, off the main roads and surrounded by Jewish lands, had taken no part in the war, and had even fought off Arab bands who wanted to use the village as their base. On April 9 (THE NEW YORK TIMES), terrorist bands attacked this peaceful village, which was not a military objective in the fighting, killed most of its inhabitants —— 240 men, women, and children —— and kept a few of them alive to parade as captives through the streets of Jerusalem. Most of the Jewish community was horrified at the deed, and the Jewish Agency sent a telegram of apology to King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan. But the terrorists, far from being ashamed of their act, were proud of this massacre, publicized it widely, and invited all the foreign correspondents present in the country to view the heaped corpses and the general havoc at Deir Yassin.

The Deir Yassin incident exemplifies the character and actions of the Freedom Party.

Within the Jewish community they have preached an admixture of ultranationalism, religious mysticism, and racial superiority. Like other Fascist parties they have been used to break strikes, and have themselves pressed for the destruction of free trade unions. In their stead they have proposed corporate unions on the Italian Fascist model.

During the last years of sporadic anti-British violence, the IZL and Stern groups inaugurated a reign of terror in the Palestine Jewish community. Teachers were beaten up for speaking against them, adults were shot for not letting their children join them. By gangster methods, beatings, window-smashing, and wide-spread robberies, the terrorists intimidated the population and exacted a heavy tribute.

The people of the Freedom Party have had no part in the constructive achievements in Palestine. They have reclaimed no land, built no settlements, and only detracted from the Jewish defense activity. Their much-publicized immigration endeavors were minute, and devoted mainly to bringing in Fascist compatriots.

Discrepancies Seen

The discrepancies between the bold claims now being made by Begin and his party, and their record of past performance in Palestine bear the imprint of no ordinary political party. This is the unmistakable stamp of a Fascist party for whom terrorism (against Jews, Arabs, and British alike), and misrepresentation are means, and a “”Leader State”” is the goal.

In the light of the foregoing considerations, it is imperative that the truth about Mr. Begin and his movement be made known in this country. It is all the more tragic that the top leadership of American Zionism has refused to campaign against Begin’’s efforts, or even to expose to its own constituents the dangers to Israel from support to Begin.

The undersigned therefore take this means of publicly presenting a few salient facts concerning Begin and his party; and of urging all concerned not to support this latest manifestation of fascism.”

(signed) Albert Einstein and twenty-seven other prominent Jews [10]in New York, Dec. 2, 1948 

In spite of Einstein’s efforts, the Palestinians Arabs, while still suffering British military occupation as a colony since the end of the First World War, became re-colonized after the Second World War by another group of Europeans through a genocidal civil war openly planned and provoked by Anglo-American machinations.

Ever since then, Israel has been in bed with the Military Industrial Complex of a US business elite that once heavily invested in Hitler, was itself anti-Semitic in outlook and coldly indifferent and even complicit during the Holocaust its investments had made possible. 

The U.S., via military aid between 1950 and 2022, has provided Israel with over 70,000 weapons — aircraft, ground vehicles, missiles and bombs — , of which a considerable amount has been used according to an Axios analysis of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute 

I think it’s a safe assumption to say that U.S. weapons are being used extensively in the current Israeli operations in Gaza,” (a U.S. arms transfer expert at the Stimson Center, told Time Magazine, November 3, 2023)

Yes, and the U.S. weapons, as so often in the past, are indiscriminately killing and maiming thousands of Palestinians, who by international law are wards of the illegal occupying State of Israel. However, this time a large enough part of humanity in this age of instant world wide communication is outraged enough to bring about a larger confrontation, and a somewhat consequential moral defeat for the White nations’ ‘Rules Based International Order,’ for their seventy years of support of Israeli crimes against humanity. 

That is to say if Hamas has forced Israel into perpetrating unacceptable crimes against humanity, while not stopping Hamas from continuing to fire rockets into Israel, then Hamas has already won the current confrontation and won in the name of freedom and justice for Palestinians.

Present circumstances might lead to the present State of Israel suffering future options that now are still thought of as intolerable. 

In 1991, the famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin, had advised:

The only solution is keep intact the territory and create a federated union, allow people to live where they were, together, apart, schools apart or together – what ever they want – with Jerusalem capital of both like Bern is the capital of German Switzerland and French Switzerland and each president is there for a year and no one knows his name – that is the only solution, otherwise there’ll always be war.” Yehudi Menuhin in 1991

These are not the words and sentiments of an accusing Iranian President Ahmadinejad, or of a defiant Hezbollah, Hamas or other Palestinian spokesperson, but the words of a sensitive, soft spoken, internationally beloved and Israeli prize awarded musician whose very given name, Yehudi, means “the Jew” in Hebrew, his first language.

Menuhin, who died in 1999, had insisted that a single federated state “is the the only solution possible,” echoing the statements of Albert Einstein, Martin Buber, Eric Fromm and so many other Jewish intellectuals and a good many orthodox rabbis who had warned against partition before it became a fact more than seventy-seven years ago.

If Menuhin was right that a single federated state is the only possible solution, then it would seem to be just a matter of time before those who presently wield power, or those who follow them, come around to effecting its realization – strict interpretations of religious fanatics, of nationalist Zionism and U.S. foreign policy goals notwithstanding.

End Notes

  1. Nov 5, 2023 — Rabbi at Israeli Military Training Base Says ‘Whole Country’ Is ‘Ours,’ Including Gaza and Lebanon – Israel News – haaretz.com.
  2. “Worldwide Propaganda Network Built by the C.I.A,” December 26, 1977, New York Times

3.  “Israel, US, and Egypt back Fatah’s fight against Hamas” Archived October 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, Christian Science Monitor, 25 May 2007)   

The Presidential Guard of Mahmoud Abbas was enlarged and equipped, and its members trained by the US, Egypt and Jordan. The US had helped build up the Presidential Guard to 3,500 men since August 2006. The US committed $59 million for training and non-lethal equipment for the Presidential Guard, and persuaded Arab allies to fund the purchase of further weapons. Israel, too, allowed light arms to flow to members of the Presidential Guard. Jordan and Egypt hosted at least two battalions for training. Institute for Strategic Studies, Volume 13, Issue 5; June 2007

4.  Many accuse Netanyahu of deliberately empowering the Hamas for decades as part of a strategy to sabotage a two-state solution based on the principle of land for peace.

“There’s been a lot of criticism of Netanyahu in Israel for instating a policy for many years of strengthening Hamas and keeping Gaza on the brink while weakening the Palestinian Authority,” said Mairav Zonszein of the International Crisis Group. CBC News, 10/28/2023

5.  A report in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz has said that Israel Defense Forces (IDF) combat helicopter that engaged Hamas fighters at the Nova music festival near the Kibbutz Re’im during the Oct 7 attack hit festival participants as well. The Hebrew-language Haaretz newspaper article published on 20 October quotes a kibbutz resident survivor trembling as he spoke of Israeli Defense Force shelling houses with all their occupants inside in order to eliminate the terrorists. Photos show that only the heavy munitions of the Israeli army could have destroyed residential homes in this manner. Yasmin Porat, another survivor from Kibbutz Be’eri, said in an interview for an Israeli radio-show, hosted by state-broadcaster Kan, that Israeli forces “eliminated everyone, including the hostages,” going on to state that “there was very, very heavy crossfire” and even noted tank shelling.

Israel’s fleet of Hermes 450 “Zik” armed drones carried out attacks on Israeli military bases, settlements, and civilians during the Hamas attack on 7 October, according to a 14 November report from Mishpacha Magazine.

6. Wilson Center article: Doctrine of Hamas, October 20, 2023

7. UN Map of proposed partition.                                           https://www.un.org/unispal/document/auto-insert-208958/

8. New York Times of February 15, 1946

9. “Why Socialism?” By Albert Einstein, Monthly Review 

10. ISIDORE ABRAMOWITZ, HANNAH ARENDT, ABRAHAM BRICK, RABBI JESSURUN CARDOZO, ALBERT EINSTEIN, HERMAN EISEN, M.D., HAYIM FINEMAN, M. GALLEN, M.D., H.H. HARRIS, ZELIG S. HARRIS, SIDNEY HOOK, FRED KARUSH, BRURIA KAUFMAN, IRMA L. LINDHEIM, NACHMAN MAISEL, SYMOUR MELMAN, MYER D. MENDELSON, M.D., HARRY M. ORLINSKY, SAMUEL PITLICK, FRITZ ROHRLICH, LOUIS P. ROCKER, RUTH SAGER, ITZHAK SANKOWSKY, I.J. SCHOENBERG, SAMUEL SHUMAN, M. ZNGER, IRMA WOLPE, STEFAN WOLPE  

Jay Janson is an archival research peoples historian activist, musician and writer; has lived and worked on all continents; articles on media published in China, Italy, UK, India and in the US by Dissident Voice, Global Research; Information Clearing House; Counter Currents and others; now resides in NYC; First effort was a series of articles on deadly cultural pollution endangering seven areas of life emanating from Western corporate owned commercial media published in Hong Kong’s Window Magazine 1993; Howard Zinn lent his name to various projects of his; Weekly column, South China Morning Post, 1986-87; reviews for Ta Kung Bao; article China Daily, 1989. Is coordinator of the Howard Zinn co-founded King Condemned US Wars International Awareness Campaign, and website historian of the Ramsey Clark co-founded Prosecute US Crimes Against Humanity Now Campaign, which contains a history of US crimes in 9 countries up to 2006  9 countries up to 2006

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