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  • The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
  • Ilan Pappé
  • English
  • 03 December 2019
  • 9781851684670
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Ilan Pappé º 0 Review Summary ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º Ilan Pappé Summary ç The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Phes are concealed from the public eye And yet Ilan Pappe unveils one such crime has been erased from the global public memory the ethnic cl. I first read The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe one of the Israeli New Historians who looked at the archived materials from Cabinet meetings politician diaries Israel Defence Force orders etc after they were eventually released forty years after 1948 I read Pappe following the a challenge by an politically anti Israel Jewish friend of mine who teaches in Philosophy at UNSW I found Pappe s book painful as he outlined the atrocities committed by Israel even though I was mindful of the one sided non contextual facts that Pappe was describing and the conseuent one sided idealistic anti Israel interpretation It was painful because as a Jew I couldn t help feeling ASHamed as a Jew to be just like all the other racist nationalists the world over Christian Buddhist Leftist Rightist or MuslimI followed Pappe up with Benny Morris book knowing that Morris was one of the first of the New Historians to look at the historical material Morris offers the balanced contextual background to Pappe s propaganda diatribe with a 19th century starting point instead of one which commences in 1948 Morris accepts Pappe s atrocities but he also outlines the earlier Arab atrocities he describes the self delusion corruption and moral bankruptcy of Arab leadership as well as the errors of strategy and internecine rivalries of the Arab elites and he writes his history aware of the dynamics and uncertainties that are integral to war in contrast to Pappe s simplistic interpretation of evil conseuence being a result of evil desire Following the reading of both books I have come to the conclusion that there will NOT be any peace between Israel and the Palestinians until both sides recognise the atrocities and the errors of judgement that they have committed At this stage each side only looks at the atrocities the other side has committed though I suspect that because of freedom of speech and political commercial transparency accountability there are Jews Israelis and Westerners who recognise the evils of their ways than there are Muslims Arabs and Palestinians who recognise the evils of their waysWar is evil no doubt about that War is two sided no doubt about that either The tit for tat strategy that both sides use has not produced peace in the near term and there is no reason to believe tit for tat will bring peace in the long term It is well to keep in mind that existence and honour seem to be two infinite values Jews and Israelis see this conflict following centuries of oppression and last century s attempt at liuidation in terms of existence Simultaneously Muslims and Arabs see the past century in terms of humiliation and loss of honour At this stage in our history non indigenous Westerners in general and non Aboriginal Australians in particular have little understanding of either existential threat or humiliation and so it is that when I discuss the Middle East with them I have a sense that they are cluelessReading Morris after Pappe is a good ways to become clued up

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Ilan Pappé º 0 Review Summary ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º Ilan Pappé Summary ç The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Since the Holocaust it has been almost impossible to hide large scale crimes against humanity In our communicative world few modern catastro. This book doesn t need a review It s a piece of living history it should be school material instead of the lies and rubbish TV churns out on a daily basis So well documented so much empathy So much respect for this man having the courage to write the truth

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Ilan Pappé º 0 Review Summary ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º Ilan Pappé Summary ç The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Eansing of the Palestinians in 1948 But why is it denied and by whom The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine offers an investigation of this myste. An insightful and deeply disturbing account of the events leading up to 194748 in the ArabIsraeli war Prior to reading this book I had always accepted the official Israeli viewpoint of an Israeli David fighting an Arab Goliath Israel s constant wars against Arab nations after that seemed to be a continuance of that period in historyUntil I read The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine that is I ve been a recent convert to the Palestinian cause after watching footage of Israeli tanks and gunships in action against stone throwing youths And yet I still held onto the official line although the view was somewhat jadedPappe is an Israeli and well ualified to write his new history and it is a history that will disturb He reveals that the push to drive the Arabs out of Palestine was not the accidental and unfortunate result of a war of liberation but a dedicated plan of ethnic cleansing set into stone before the end of the British Mandate That this was done a mere three years after the world was shown the results of the Jewish Holocaust is a damning blow to the Zionist cause and a sad indictment on Ben Gurion Begin Sharon and the other Israeli heroes History it seems is written by the victors and in this age of media spin it s refreshing when someone pulls back the curtain to reveal the sad and ugly truthYou will find it tough going but if one wants to understand the roots of the ArabIsraeli conflict then this book is a good starting point It s well researched and has copious endnotes maps and a chronology at the end He unashamedly takes the side of the Palestinians and makes no apology for that one can almost feel the rage as he writesWith Israel moving further and further to the right Abbas courting the UN and the incomprehensible ignorance of American politicians from both sides of the fence when it comes to the Middle East Pappe s work is a veritable sledge hammer A patriot is not someone who merely waves a flag a trained monkey can do that a patriot is one who loves their country so much they are prepared to stand up and call the powers that be to account for their lies and deceit Pappe has alienated himself from his homeland by refusing to cave in to moral cowardice And criticism of Israel has always been a touchy point after WWII but criticising Israel doesn t make us anti Semites neo Nazis or even Jew haters After all we criticise Western governments and no one bats an eyelid it s called free speechAs already mentioned it s a sad book to read but a necessary book if you want to understand the root causes of the Middle East conflict