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Israel's Rogue Killing Machine

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In 1920, Britain's Mandate period began by assuring:

  • a liberal Jewish immigration policy;
  • immediate provisional citizenship for Jews;
  • easy Jewish land acquisition at the expense of indigenous Arabs;
  • contiguous settlements to solidify a Jewish presence;
  • employment for Jewish immigrants;
  • favorable customs policies to develop Jewish commerce; and
  • partiality toward Jews overall at the expense of indigenous Arabs.

World Zionism was also involved. It:

  • founded the Jewish Colonial Trust in 1899 to buy land in Palestine;
  • the Anglo-Palestine (commercial) Bank and investments institute in 1902 within the Jewish Colonial Trust;
  • in 1901, the Jewish National Fund was established to buy and develop land;
  • in 1909, the Israel Land Development Company for the same purpose;
  • the 1907-established Eretz Yisrael Bureau assisted the project; in 1921, the Zionist Executive in Eretz Yisrael replaced it; 
  • in 1920, the United Israel Appeal was founded to raise funds to finance welfare, health, education, and continued settlement projects;
  • in 1929, the Jewish Agency for Eretz Yisrael was established to represent world Zionists in dealings with the British government in administering Palestine; Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann became Israel's first president in 1949;

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