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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport Conn .
Written in English


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Reprint of 1930 edition,published by the Executive Committee of the General Federation of Jewish Labour in Israel, Tel-Aviv.

ContributionsGeneral Federation of Jewish Labour in Israel.
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Open LibraryOL20252067M

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  Drawing on hundreds of interviews in Palestine and Israel, Ross’s engrossing, surprising, and gracefully written story of this fascinating ancient trade shows how the stones of Palestine, and Palestinian labour, have been used to build out the state of Israel—in the process, constructing “facts on the ground”—even while the industry is central to Palestinians’ own efforts to . In the first of two essays, Oren Kessler, author of the forthcoming book Fire Before Dawn: The First Palestinian Revolt and the Struggle for the Holy Land, focuses on the Peel Commission.‘A Clean Cut’ for Palestine: The Peel Commission Reexamined’ assesses why the commission decided that only partition had any chance of forestalling a descent into near-permanent conflict.   The UK Labour Party has launched a new purge of the left and the Palestine solidarity movement still remaining in its ranks. A noted academic expert on the Israel lobby and two leading members of a Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) branch were among those whose party membership was suspended on Monday. The Jewish Labour Movement (JLM), recognising the "right of return" of Jews to Palestine, a document which preceded the Balfour Declaration by three months. One issue that they tried to influence policy on was the northern border of Palestine which was being decided at .

The decision by the British Cabinet, as stated in the Balfour Declaration, to support “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people” was a principal part of a.   In July , Labour adopted a new anti-Semitism code which critics, including Jewish leaders and some Labour MPs, said fell unacceptably short of the IHRA definition.   Ben-Ami, a historian by training, served in the government of Ehud Barak, Israel’s Labour prime minister from His book is an extended essay on the conflict from the s onwards. It does not offer a conventional chronological account so the reader needs to be familiar with the story. When the Labour and socialist parties of the allied powers discussed their attitude to the war in February they adopted Labour’s memorandum as their main policy document. There is little evidence available as to why the authors included the section on the Jews and Palestine.

  The Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD) has denounced the British Labour party as 'divisive' following calls by the shadow foreign secretary, Lisa Nandy, on .   The Labour Party in Britain has been accused of purging its pro-Palestinian supporters following the suspension of a number its members over alleged anti .   Written by an international and interdisciplinary team of distinguished scholars, The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine is an indispensable reference compendium on the day-to-day lives of Jews in the land of Israel in Roman times. Ranging from subjects such as clothing and domestic architecture to food and meals, labour and trade, and leisure time activities, the volume Reviews: 2.   The Jewish Labour Movement – a founding affiliate of the party nearly a century ago – has for the first time effectively downed tools for the election, campaigning only for exceptional.