Vladimir Jabotinsky: The Iron Wall – We and the Arabs (). It was inevitable that Jabotinsky would attract the attention of the leaders of the WZO. His journalism gave him tremendous mobility. In he. In Jabotinsky was elected to the Zionist Executive. . This, in a nutshell, was Jabotinsky’s policy regarding the Arab question: to erect an iron wall of Jewish.

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Hebrew was an on-the-ground reality, and the colonialists were not afraid of the Arabs and were prepared to defend themselves against the banditry that plagued the countryside. First of all, I consider it utterly impossible to eject the Arabs from Palestine. With Ariel Sharon strongly leading in the polls, Barak, to appear tough, unilaterally suspended the negotiations in the final phase of the election campaign, but to no avail.

I explained to him in vain that, after all, the revolutionaries could watch the course of the peace negotiations without disarming, with their guns at their feet. To the Palestinians, settlement expansion suggested that Israel had not been negotiating in good faith and that the real intention behind the Oslo accord was to repackage rather than to end the occupation.

Address at the First Zionist Congress. But that does not mean that the Arab people of Palestine as a whole will sell that fervent patriotism that they guard so jealously, and which even the Papuans will never sell. For Ladino-speaking Jewry they set up El Judeo — ha-Hehudiand though there were no Hebrew speakers in the empire outside Palestine, for prestige reasons they set up a Hebrew weekly, Ha-Mevasser.


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Empty rhetoric of this kind is dangerous. The desire of several Jewish students to attach themselves voluntarily to the armed forces of His Majesty the Sultan is a small token of the friendship and gratitude which we Jews feel for Turkey. Cambridge University Press, A plan that seems to attract many Zionists goes like this: I found the cloth, and it is mine: He was informed by an agent of the Sultan that this would be impossible — Herzl worked for the Neue Freie Presse which had just attacked his jjabotinsky person.

Not now, nor in the prospective future. Hence the Palestinian application for UN membership. Tactically, however, there was a difference between the two rivals.

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That the Arabs of the Land of Israel should willingly come to an agreement with us is beyond all hopes and dreams at present, and in the foreseeable future. Generous contributions from people like you allow us to provide invaluable resources as a public good. The history of the state of Israel is a vindication of the strategy of the iron jabotijsky.

But the Arabs have no illusions, since no other conditions permit the wa,l of immigration. Therefore it would be necessary to carry on colonization against the will of the Palestinian Arabs, which is the same condition that exists now.

Less than twenty-four hours later, Israel launched a massive operation against southern Lebanon aimed at destroying or at least forcibly disarming Hizballah. Now the trouble with unilateral action is that it holds out no hope of real and sustainable peace.


It is not true: His position remained fixed: The inhabitants no matter whether they are civilized or savages have always put up a stubborn fight. But as prime minister, he was willing to trade the Sinai peninsula which was not part of Eretz Israel for peace with Egypt. Ben-Gurion and Jabotinsky were bitter political antagonists, but the similarities between them are far from negligible. My central thesis is that the iron wall was a national strategy to which the rival political camps subscribed in both the pre-independence and post-independence periods.

Thus we conclude that we cannot promise anything to the Arabs of the Land of Israel or the Arab countries. Nothing could convince the Turks to give him Palestine, but officially Herzl maintained his open pro-Sultan policy. Unlike Golda Meir, the Labor party leader, he admitted that there is such a thing as a Palestinian people.

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Further, the Zionists have pledged to control immigration in accordance with the country’s absorptive economic capacity. And we are all of us ,without any exception, demanding day after day that this outside Power, should carry out this task vigorously and with determination.

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