The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank,
Bank Yisra'el, Rich vs. Poor
Israelis and Palestinians

Compiled by G.S.  <>  19 January 2008

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A completely unanticipated e-mail on 16 Jan 2008 set me on an extremely interesting track. It put me in direct e-mail contact with a vigorous correspondent who I believe is a forthright, totally honest Israeli, Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan. She is neither a Zionist nor an anti-Zionist. Fiercely independent, she says, “I’ll not wear either of those hats.” The flurry of correspondence from the 16th to the 19th ends with her message showing me we strongly disagree. I am a firmly committed anti-Zionist, an ideological position I believe is unequivocally justified.[1] Nevertheless there is a major issue on which we agree and which I believe is of extreme importance to everyone. Therefore, although I have not as yet responded to her last message, I think this exchange may be of interest to many people, and am making it available. If you want to pursue it further I think you can feel free to write either Thomas Wilson, who got me started, or Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan. Please do not correspond with Lawrence Salzman who has asked me not to include him in further discussion of the questions raised here.
Subject: Fw: [smygo] Re: The Federal Reserve Bank (and Bank Yisra'el)
From: Thomas K. Wilson
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 08:04:01 -0600
To: George Salzman

George, just FYI, here are some of the real roots of the current trouble. -TK
----- Original Message -----
From: Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:33 AM
Subject: [smygo] Re: The Federal Reserve Bank (and Bank Yisra'el)

There are two videos on this page: Although the one on the left is 42 minutes long, I recommend it highly. I do not agree with the conclusions of Ludwig Edler von Mises, or his students, most notably Murray Rothbard. These are the AnCaps par excellence. However, they most certainly are redoubtable economists and their analysis of the basic problems with the American system of Capitalism is unimpeachable. The information in that video and on this web page: and here: The Secrets of the Federal Reserve Bank: should be of deep concern to every decent Jew. It is in the involvement of the Rothschilds and the Warburgs in this dirty business that is the source of the world's belief that "the Jews" control the world's banking system. If you research the family histories of these families, you will see that their tentacles reach far and wide. In fact, Jews, while not the majority of the "players", are overrepresented in this system. There can be no sense of false protection in the fact that there are fabulously wealthy Jews who push the world's money buttons. They afford us no protection, quite the opposite is the fact. They care not a whit for our lives. We, the vast majority of Jews, bear the brunt of the ignominy they bring upon us all. If we are not to be loathed and disgraced, we must decry their actions and distance ourselves entirely from them.

Do not allow the myth of Jewish solidarity to pull at your heartstrings. There was only one person from the Jewish banking families who died in a concentration camp. She was a convert and a married-in relative of the Rothschilds. It is not they who suffered and died. They were not only safe in their secured compounds and on their private islands, they made money hand over fist as 6 million of us died unspeakably horrific deaths.

Not only did they leave the rest of the Jews to their fate, they profited from WWI as well as WWII, for it was they who printed the money that financed those wars. In checking the family backgrounds of the Rothschilds and the Warburgs, you will see that they had banking interests in every one of the countries that were involved in WWI and WWII. Indeed, WWI started the very year after the Federal Reserve Bank was founded. There were ties by marriage between the Rothschilds and the Montefiores as well. Indeed, rather than clinging to the myth of their "philanthropy" in establishing the Jewish state, the motives of the Rothschilds and the Montefiores must be examined dispassionately. What indeed was wrought in this country as a result of their "succor"? Why did they make this investment?

The source for the following excerpt is given:

"According to William Guy Carr, in Pawns In The Game, the initial meeting of these ex officio planners took place in Mayer Amschel Bauer's Goldsmith Shop in Frankfurt in 1773. Bauer, who adopted the name of "Rothschild" or Red Shield, from the red shield which he hung over his door to advertise his business (the red shield today is the official coat of arms of the City of Frankfurt), (See Cover) "was only thirty years of age when he invited twelve other wealthy and influential men to meet him in Frankfurt. His purpose was to convince them that if they agreed to pool their resources they could then finance and control the World Revolutionary Movement and use it as their Manual of Action to win ultimate control of the wealth, natural resources, and manpower of the entire world. This agreement reached, Mayer unfolded his revolutionary plan. The project would be backed by all the power that could be purchased with their pooled resources. By clever manipulation of their combined wealth it would be possible to create such adverse economic conditions that the masses would be reduced to a state bordering on starvation by unemployment... Their paid propagandists would arouse feelings of hatred and revenge against the ruling classes by exposing all real and alleged cases of extravagance, licentious conduct, injustice, oppression, and persecution. They would also invent infamies to bring into disrepute others who might, if left alone, interfere with their overall plans... Rothschild turned to a manuscript and proceeded to read a carefully prepared plan of action.

1. He argued that LAW was FORCE only in disguise. He reasoned it was logical to conclude `By the laws of nature right lies in force.'
2. Political freedom is an idea, not a fact. In order to usurp political power all that was necessary was to preach `Liberalism' so that the electorate, for the sake of an idea, would yield some of their power and prerogatives which the plotters could then gather into their own hands.
3. The speaker asserted that the Power of Gold had usurped the power of Liberal rulers.... He pointed out that it was immaterial to the success of his plan whether the established governments were destroyed by external or internal foes because the victor had to of necessity ask the aid of `Capital' which `Is entirely in our hands'.
4. He argued that the use of any and all means to reach their final goal was justified on the grounds that the ruler who governed by the moral code was not a skilled politician because he left himself vulnerable and in an unstable position.
5. He asserted that `Our right lies in force. The word RIGHT is an abstract thought and proves nothing. I find a new RIGHT... to attack by the Right of the Strong, to reconstruct all existing institutions, and to become the sovereign Lord of all those who left to us the Rights to their powers by laying them down to us in their liberalism.
6. The power of our resources must remain invisible until the very moment when it has gained such strength that no cunning or force can undermine it. He went on to outline twenty-five points. Number 8 dealt with the use of alcoholic liquors, drugs, moral corruption, and all vice to systematically corrupt youth of all nations.
[Numbers 7 and 8 are missing. – G.S.]
9. They had the right to seize property by any means, and without hesitation, if by doing so they secured submission and sovereignty.
10. We were the first to put the slogans Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity into the mouths of the masses, which set up a new aristocracy. The qualification for this aristocracy is WEALTH which is dependent on us.
11. Wars should be directed so that the nations engaged on both sides should be further in our debt.
12. Candidates for public office should be servile and obedient to our commands, so that they may readily be used.
13. Propaganda--their combined wealth would control all outlets of public information.
14. Panics and financial depressions would ultimately result in World Government, a new order of one world government."

The Rothschild family has played a crucial role in international finance for two centuries, as Frederick Morton, in The Rothschilds writes:
"For the last one hundred and fifty years the history of the House of Rothschild has been to an amazing extent the backstage history of Western Europe." 38 (Preface)... Because of their success in making loans not to individuals, but to nations, they reaped huge profits, although as Morton writes, p. 36, "Someone once said that the wealth of Rothschild consists of the bankruptcy of nations." Source: . And this from the same source:

"John Pierpont Morgan [we know the Morgans bankrolled the Nazis, my parentheses (who is the ‘my’? – G.S.)] was born in 1837, during the first money panic in the United States. Significantly, it had been caused by the House of Rothschild, with whom Morgan was later to become associated.

In 1836, President Andrew Jackson, infuriated by the tactics of the bankers who were attempting to persuade him to renew the charter of the Second Bank of the United States, said, "You are a den of vipers. I intend to rout you out and by the Eternal God I will rout you out. If the people only understood the rank injustice of our money and banking system, there would be a revolution before morning."

Although Nicholas Biddle was President of the Bank of the United States, it was well known that Baron James de Rothschild of Paris [whose son, Edmund, was the "beneficent philanthropist who set up the settlements in Israel, my parentheses] was the principal investor in this central bank. Although Jackson had vetoed the renewal of the charter of the Bank of the United States, he probably was unaware that a few months earlier, in 1835, the House of Rothschild had cemented a relationship with the United States Government by superseding the firm of Baring as financial agent of the Department of State on January 1, 1835."

Bank Yisra'el functions in this country as does "the Fed" US. It behooves us to research just exactly what the "philanthropist" Baron Edmund de Rothschild set up here in his "beneficence". At least one Montefiore married into the Rothschild family as well. "Henriette ("Jette") (1791-1866) married Abraham Montefiore (1788-1824)"

We know that during the Mandate the British tipped the demographic balance in this area, which led to the Jewish-Arab hatred that exists today. The British government would not have lifted a hand without the express approval of the Rothschild family. We, the entire Jewish People, have borne the brunt of the hatred that the plan of these people rightly aroused. They saw to it that that would be the case. These are not bone of our bone, or flesh of our flesh. Let us cut the malignant growth out. Or, if we cannot do that, at least let us see to it that they are excommunicated as Jews and distance ourselves from them utterly.
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

De: George Salzman
Enviado el: Miércoles, 16 de Enero de 2008 05:28 p.m.
Para: Thomas K Wilson
CC: Lawrence Salzman
Asunto: Your e-mail this morning on Jewish bankers, etc.

Oaxaca, Wednesday, 16 January 2007
Dear Thomas,
     Thank you for the mail item you forwarded to me. I am somewhat confused about which parts in the forwarded message from Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan, if any, are remarks you inserted. For example, it says, "I do not agree with the conclusions of Ludwig Edler von Mises, or his students, most notably Murray Rothbard. These are the AnCaps par excellence. However, they most certainly are redoubtable economists and their analysis of the basic problems with the American system of Capitalism is unimpeachable." I would appreciate clarification. Also, by the way, what is the meaning of AnCaps?
      I looked at the video (with trouble—it kept stopping while the file came in) and saved the following info for my own later reference:

(a bit under 5 minutes) G. Edward Griffin on the Federal Reserve System
Secrets of the Federal Reserve
Obviously some of the commentary later on is by someone in Israel. Much interesting information, but I would want to know the sources. At the end it is 'signed' D2. Who is that?
      According to my records, I made contact with you through John Wilmerding's CERJ listserv. That must have been years ago.
      As it happens, I've been in disagreement with my brother for maybe the past five or so years regarding the actions of the state of Israel, and I was just accused a couple of days ago by someone on the USQuagmire Yahoo listserv of being a closet socialist Zionist, probably spying on their strongly pro-Palestinians listserv. Unfortunately there's far too much irrationality on the internet. I wrote privately to the accuser, telling him, [I here omit my remarks, unfit for the public record, though he is free to publish them if he wishes], and, to convince him of my 'credentials', sent him my essay "Israel, a "Shylock" nation-state — living the stereotype, and dying. end of a brief, contentious exchange" from 2006, at .
      Thanks for any help you can offer as to the sources of the material you forwarded to me.
Subject: Re: Your e-mail this morning on Jewish bankers, etc.
From: T K Wilson
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 21:10:36 -0500
To: George Salzman

Hi George,
      Doreen Ellen Bell-Doten is a member of an anarchist list-serve I'm on called Smygo. She is a resident of Israel and seems like a pretty astute lady. As far as I know, she's an anarchist, or has an interest. I believe the intro was hers. I assumed D2 was her also. It looked like there was other commentary inserted in the letter as well. You probably should ask her.
      An AnCap is an anarcho-capitalist (as opposed to an anarcho-syndicalist) such as Meises or Rothbard, although I think they would have considered themselves to be economic libertarians. Smygo is mostly anarcho syndicalist such as Bakunin.
      It's hard for me to keep up, since I'm basically doing my best to survive as a carpenter in the winter in the Ozarks.
      I was involved briefly a while ago in an online exchange of letters with you and your brother and Joe Bageant and some other people. I think about you and your brother from time to time. I'm sorry about the difficulty.
      You started getting pretty busy with the goings on in Oaxaca (which I have been following by the way; thanks to you) so I pretty much quit sending you stuff you didn't seem to have the time or desire to deal with anyway.
      This to me seemed pretty seminal though in terms of the whole Israel mess. It may very well be the poisoned root of the poisoned tree; and I thought it would be of particular interest to you. It's certainly worth follow up to someone with the time and interest in the subject of Israel and the conflicts it presents to the Jewish people and everyone else who is impacted by this conflict.
      (personally it's always been my feeling that the situation was being manipulated from the inside; that Jews were being pimped by other Jews; a small elite. This letter starts connecting a lot of dots for me.)
      Personally, I think Doreen would be a fascinating person to talk to about this. Unfortunately, I don't have anything intelligent to say about it.
Thanks, -TK

Subject: On the U.S. Federal Reserve System and Bank Yisra'el
From: George Salzman
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 00:33:55 -0500
To:Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan
CC: George Salzman, Thomas K Wilson, Lawrence Salzman

Oaxaca, Wednesday, 16 January 2008
Dear Doreen,
      Thomas Wilson forwarded me a very interesting posting of yours to the Smygo Yahoo list. I would greatly appreciate it if you let me know the sources (where they are not given) for the information in your note. I will attach today's correspondence between Thomas and me. Also I will attach excerpts from a note from my brother that speak of economics. He is an economist to whom I CC'd the material, thinking it would interest him.
Sincerely with good wishes,
Thomas, I've taken the liberty of including your response, which is very helpful in filling me in somewhat and in steering me to Doreen. I think I'll check out the smygo listserv, and perhaps join it. Many thanks.

Subject: Re: Your e-mail this morning on Jewish bankers, etc.
From: Lawrence Salzman
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 19:44:32 -0500
To: George Salzman

In a message dated 1/16/2008 6:29:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:
"These are the AnCaps par excellence. However, they most certainly are redoubtable economists and their analysis of the basic problems with the American system of Capitalism is unimpeachable."
      George: I don't know what "AnCaps" is either. Economics is a social science and for good reason. There is no solid foundation to the study of economics. You start with one or more assumptions and then apply logic. The Greek syllogism reigns, i.e., "false assumption, impeccable logic, absurd conclusion." "Redoubtable economists" is sort of an oxymoron. This is one field where if you're reasonably well trained, your guess is as good as anybody else's guess. The future is not deterministic, but probabilistic and dependent on future events which nobody can forecast with any degree of accuracy.
      Unfortunately, from my perspective, there is no perfect economic system as at the root of what drives whatever system you have is human emotions. Different humans have different emotional needs for a variety of reasons. I think that a system which is a blend of capitalism and socialism is the best, but far from ideal as again, you're dealing with human emotions and the perceptions of "need" by these humans.
      As far as the Federal Reserve, the current situation is interesting as from what I see, they can't do nothing as that would indicate that they don't know what to do. Therefore, the Fed will most probably lower the Fed funds rate 25 or 50 basis points and that will exacerbate inflation and most probably do little for the economy. I don't think they know what to do currently as there is no economic "medicine" to cure the current economic perturbations.
      There are three types of recessions, "inventory," "capital investment" and "financial." The first two are the more common and work themselves out in months or a year or two. A financial recession takes longer and tends to be deeper than either of the first two. Unfortunately, the current economic developments in the US appear to be either heading toward, or already in the early stages of a financial recession. I don't know (nobody knows), but if this develops it could lead into the most severe recession since the end of WWII. I hope not, but only time will tell as the sub-prime and now the credit-card pinch plays out. By the way, I don't expect the collapse of capitalism, but it could take a couple of years and even more for the current excesses to play themselves out. I could go on, but this gives you a flavor of my thinking.. . .
      In a sense, there are no answers in economics, only questions. The only question I have no doubt about is that Bush has been most probably the worst president in US history. ...

De: George Salzman
Enviado el: Mi&eacure;rcoles, 16 de Enero de 2008 11:58 p.m.
Para: 'Lawrence Salzman'
Asunto: More on money

Hi Lawrence,
      I started looking at the material in the site . If it's of interest to you I'd certainly be glad to know your thoughts. I know really next to nothing about the intricacies of money, but I think this is probably very important stuff to understand, and it's up your alley. As it happens, I got another e-mail today on money, from Greg Palast, who says he's trained in economics. I'll attach that note. All comments appreciated.

Subject: Re: On the U.S. Federal Reserve System and Bank Yisra'el
From: Doreen Dotan
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 02:04:13 -0800 (PST)
To: George Salzman

Thank you for the interest in "The Federal Reserve System and Bank Yisra'el", George.
The (at least tentatively) complete essay is to be found on this URL:
      When I write "my parentheses", I intend my own. There are some parentheses that are part of the quoted text. One quote is not referenced, as it was sent to me privately. I mention that in the (tentatively) final form of the piece on the link above. Not all of the points in Rothschild's Programme are listed in the source I provided. I C+P'ed the points the source quotes exactly as they have it.
      I have changed the abbreviation "AnCaps", which we Anarchists use, to the full term Anarcho-Capitalists. I refer you to those of the "Austrian school of Economics", most notably Ludwig von Mises and his students. Decide the quality of their analysis of the Fed for yourself. I am not an Anarcho-Capitalist. That, to my mind is far more of an oxymoron than the phrase redoubtable economist. Yet, I am able to recognize the depth and accuracy of their analysis of how the Fed works. I simply do not agree with their proposed solution, to wit: Capitalism, based on the gold standard, without government.
      Capitalism, not government, is the root of our society's evil. Government is only the mercenary army and office of the Capitalists. Please use the information wisely and well.

De: George Salzman
Enviado el: Jueves, 17 de Enero de 2008 07:07 a.m.
Para: Thomas K Wilson; Lawrence Salzman CC: Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan
Asunto: Response from Doreen

Hi Lawrence and Thomas,
      Just in case Doreen did not CC you I'm sending this for your information. I've begun to read her article in Geocities. Great stuff. A 'Gold Mine'! (You should excuse the expression.)

Subject: Re: On the U.S. Federal Reserve System and Bank Yisra'el
From: Doreen Dotan
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 09:33:40 -0500
To: George Salzman

      I forget to mention what I think is an important point, George. When researching material about the Rothschilds and other fabulously wealthy families, you'll inevitably come across sites that are heavily laced with weird stuff. I believe the reason for this is because they know that their activities cannot be kept entirely secret and so they themselves tell the truth - with the addition of incredible claims intended to make all of the information look implausable and the claims of "kooks". By comparing a large number of sources, that which is fact and that which is fiction emerges. I treat all references to secret societies and demonic practices as spurious. Even if they are true, or true in part, they are irrelevant to that which is important - their economic and controlling activities. Use your judgement and sort the wheat from the chaff.
D2, GRANDMOTHER, Queen of Eire East and West and the Laputans Manque, also Adept Extraordinaire and Sole Devotee of Anarcho-Anachro-Nacro-Necro-Narcissism

De: George Salzman
Enviado el: Jueves, 17 de Enero de 2008 09:38 a.m.
Para: Doreen Ellen Bell-Dotan
CC: Thomas K Wilson; Lawrence Salzman
Asunto: Of course there's lots of disinformation, with you on that
      Thanks Doreen for emphasizing this. The internet is wonderful, but also full of stuff to be ignored. Our greatest tool for uncovering the truth is the ability to communicate dirctly, without any mediation, which is why building the global grassroots information and news network is for me a top priority. Thank goodness that Thomas tuned me into your work.
      I'm still in the process of reading your essay at . Of course a lot of it – maybe all of your text – was in the initial e-mail I got yesterday morning from Thomas, but that's OK. It never hurts me to reread something. I'm struck by the similarity between your conclusions, obviously made with lots of research into money matters, and my conclusions of almost a year and 8 months ago, made with damn near no detailed information about money manipulation, in my essay at . If you have a few minutes to read it, I would appreciate whatever criticisms, comments, corrections you might offer.
      I now understand D2, GRANDMOTHER, but the rest is not so clear to this old man. Take care.
Subject: Re: Of course there's lots of disinformation, with you on that
From: Doreen Dotan
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 07:55:09 -0500
To: George Salzman

Hi, George:
      I've read what you wrote. I'd like to discuss it with you and send you some material that may give you a more comprehensive perspective, but there's been a cold snap in Israel and I feel under the weather.
      Please bear with me and I'll get to it when I feel better.

From: George Salzman
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 21:20:01 -0500
To: Doreen Dotan
CC: George Salzman
      Thanks Doreen for your interest. I look forward to what you have to say, and to receiving the material you intend to send, but I am patient. First thing is to take care of our individual health as well as possible so that we can continue our work.
Subject: Re: Of course there's lots of disinformation, with you on that
From: Doreen Dotan
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 12:11:40 -0500
To: George Salzman
CC: Thomas K Wilson , Lawrence Salzman

      Please consider the following quotes concerning "Palestine":
In 1738 Thomas Shaw observed a land of "barrenness...from want of inhabitants."
      In 1785 Constantine Francois de Volney recorded the population of the three main cities: Jerusalem had a population of 12,000 to 14,000; Bethlehem had about 600 able-bodied men; and Hebron had 800 to 900 men (Note: The majority of both the Jerusalem and Hebron populations were Jews).
      In 1835 Alphonse de Lamartine wrote, "Outside the city of Jerusalem, we saw no living object, heard no living sound. . .a complete eternal silence reigns in the town, in the highways, in the country . . . The tomb of a whole people."
      In 1857, the British consul in Palestine, James Finn, reported, "The country is in a considerable degree empty of inhabitants and therefore its greatest need is that of a body of population."
      Mark Twain, who visited Israel in 1867, described it in "Innocents Abroad" as: "...a desolate country whose soil is rich enough, but is given over wholly to weeds – a silent mournful expanse... A desolation is here that not even imagination can grace with the pomp of life and action... We never saw a human being on the whole route...There was hardly a tree or a shrub anywhere. Even the olive and the cactus, those fast friends of the worthless soil, had almost deserted the country."
      In 1874, Reverend Samuel Manning wrote: "But where were the inhabitants? This fertile plain, which might support an immense population, is almost a solitude.... Day by day we were to learn afresh the lesson now forced upon us, that the denunciations of ancient prophecy have been fulfilled to the very letter — `the land is left void and desolate and without inhabitants.'"
      As late as 1880, the American consul in Jerusalem reported the area was continuing its historic decline. "The population and wealth of Palestine has not increased during the last forty years," he said.
      The report of the Palestine Royal Commission quotes an account of the Maritime Plan in 1913:
      "The road leading from Gaza to the north was only a summer track suitable for transport by camels and orange groves, orchards, or vineyards were to be seen until one reached (the Jewish village of) Yabna (Yavne)... Houses were all of mud. No windows were anywhere to be seen... The ploughs used were of wood... The yields were very poor... The sanitary conditions in the village were horrible. Schools did not exist... The western part, towards the sea, was almost a desert... The villages in this area were few and thinly populated. Many ruins of villages were scattered over the area, as owing to the prevalence of malaria and many villages were deserted by their inhabitants."
      Lewis French, the British Director of Development in the 1930s, wrote of Israel: "We found it inhabited by fellahin who lived in mud hovels and suffered severely from the prevalent malaria... Large areas...were uncultivated... The fellahin, if not themselves cattle thieves, were always ready to harbor these and other criminals. The individual plots...changed hands annually. There was little public security, and the fellahin's lot was an alternation of pillage and blackmail by their neighbors, the Bedouin."
      These quotes give an unbroken picture of a land unused, unloved and virtually uninhabited for a span of 200 years. It only became "home" to the so-called Palestinians after Jordan lost the West Bank & Jerusalem and Egypt lost the Gaza Strip to Israel in 1967, in a war that those states prepared for and advertised their intent of "driving the Jews into the sea". Strangely enough, while Egypt and Jordan occupied them, they were never called "occupied territories".
      Let's see what Joseph Farrah, the Arab-American journalist, editor and CEO of WorldNetDaily has to say:
      "In the Six-Day War, Israel captured Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem. But they didn't capture these territories from Yasser Arafat. They captured them from Jordan's King Hussein. I can't help but wonder why all these Palestinians suddenly discovered their national identity after Israel won the war.
      "The truth is that Palestine is no more real than Never-Never Land. ...Palestine has never an autonomous entity. It was ruled alternately by Rome, by Islamic and Christian crusaders, by the Ottoman Empire and, briefly, by the British after World War I. The British agreed to restore at least part of the land to the Jewish people as their homeland."
      Other Arab persona, including high-ranking PLO members, have been quoted:
      When the first congress of Muslim-Christian associations met in Jerusalem in February 1919 to choose "Palestinian" representatives for the Paris Peace Conference, the following resolution was adopted: "We consider 'Palestine' as part of Arab Syria, as it has never been separated from it at any time. We are connected with it by national, religious, linguistic, natural, economic, and geographical bonds."
      In 1937, a local Arab leader, Auni Bey Abdul-Hadi, told the Peel Commission, which ultimately suggested the partition of Israel: "There is no such country! 'Palestine' is a term the Zionists invented! There is no Palestine in the Bible. Our country was for centuries part of Syria."
      In 1946, Princeton's Arab professor of Middle East history, Philip Hitti, told the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry: "It's common knowledge, there is no such thing as Palestine in history."
      The representative of the Arab Higher Committee to the United Nations submitted a statement to the general assembly in May 1947 that said "'Palestine' was part of the province of Syria" and that, "politically, the Arabs of Israel were not independent in the sense of forming a separate political entity."
      On May 31, 1956, Ahmed Shukairy had no hesitation, as current head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, in announcing to the Security Council the observation, "It is common knowledge that Palestine is nothing but Southern Syria."
      Syrian President Hafez Assad told Yasser Arafat on March 8, 1974, "You do not represent Palestine as much as we do. Never forget this one point: There is no such thing as a Palestinian People, there is no Palestinian entity; there is only Syria. You are an integral part of the Syrian people. Palestine is an integral part of Syria. Therefore it is we, the Syrian authorities, who are the true representatives of the Palestinian people."
      In March 1977, Zahir Muhsein, an executive member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), said in an interview to the Dutch newspaper Trouw: "The 'Palestinian people' does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel."
      A huge population shift, bringing Arabs into "Palestine", (you should research the origin and etymology of that name) occurred during the British Mandate.
      The following passage is excerpted from an article I wrote some time ago entitled: "An Anarchist Explains Why Israel is Not a Imperialist State". I still agree with most of the information in that article, except for the role that the Rothschilds and their minions played, which I realize now is far more extensive and nefarious than I could have known then.
      You'll see that the second link in the excerpt does not work anymore. Evidently, someone did not want that information on the net. Perhaps it can be found on another site that has been put up subsequently. I do not know in which books it is to be found.
      Quoting myself: "The readers' attention is requested to be turned to the period of "Illegal" Immigration from 1933 to 1948. This is the period called Aliyah Beit. During that time, when Jews were in the greatest peril since the time of the Inquisition, the British authorities in Israel limited Jewish immigration to Palestine (See: The White Paper 1939 – 1947 This, and more damning still, it was British policy that, in large measure, created the Palistinian problem. Not only did the British set Jewish immigration quotas starting in 1920, they attempted to create an artificial Arab majority in Israel by requesting France to stop curbing illegal Arab immigration to Israel and by bringing Arabs in illegally themselves during the years 1920 – 1948 (See: It was not for naught that Ben Gurion, who would become the first Prime Minister of Israel, said: "The Zionists should fight the war as if there were no White Paper and fight the White Paper as if there were no war.""
      Having read the information above, brief as it is; I'm sure you can see that the presumptions you made about Israel unsettling the Arabs in this area and the global criticism you level about Israel are disinformation that you were programmed to believe and disseminate. You are perpetuating blaming the Jews in toto, most especially "the Zionists" for the fault of one family and their cohorts.
      Please, in the future, when confronted with the equally painstakingly crafted anti-Semitic or anti-Zionistic remarks; instead of hooking into blaming all of us for the situation say something to the effect of: You're absolutely right, but not about the average Israeli or Jew. It is the Rothschilds that your hatred should be directed.
      I, for one, am sick of being their fall guy and seeing people who are themselves victims being blamed. Let the hatred of the world the Rothschilds and their associates so richly deserved be directed at them.
      There's a lot of homework and deprogramming of oneself to do. It's a long, hard process.

[1] On the question of anti-Zionism, I strongly support the latest work of Irving Wesley Hall in opposition to (in this instance so-called ‘Christian’ Zionism), as my recent posting makes clear. It is at . His address is <>. His site with information about his book is at .
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