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https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/blogs/politics/24054-simon-schamas-nakba-denial

“British historian Simon Schama has written a comment piece for the Financial Times on “the left’s problem with Jews”, the main purpose of which is to argue that “anti-Israel demonstrations are in danger of morphing into anti-Semitism.”

The section I wish to focus on comes near the end, when Schama addresses the emergence of Zionism in nineteenth century Europe – and its ultimate impact on the Palestinians.

That the Palestinians did become tragic casualties of a Judeo-Arab civil war over the country is indisputable, just as the 700,000 Jews who were violently uprooted from their homes in the Islamic world is equally undeniable.” ( from the article)

 

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