The Origins of the Arab-Jewish Conflict Over PalestinePortions of selection of articles, reprinted by permission of the publisher. Joan Peters has written and lectured widely on the Middle East, Central America, and the Soviet Union. She has contributed to Harper's, Commentary, The New Republic, The New Leader, and other periodicals, and was a White House consultant on the Middle East in 1977.
- After the destruction of the Temple, the Jews fled to Arabia
- Medina, Islam's second holiest city, was originally a Jewish "settlement"
- Islam justifies its existence through the failure of Judaism, a successful Jewish State is a theological threat to Moslems everywhere
- Continuous Jewish Presence in the "Holy Land"
- The Islamic Conquest's Plunder of Palestine
- Religious Persecution of Jews by Arabs
- The Myth of Moslem-Jewish coexistence in "Palestine"
- Throwing Stones at Jews is based in Ancient Islamic Ritual
- Oriental Zionism of Arab-born Jews, one thousand years before Theodore Herzl
- Palestine was inhabited by a mixed population
- Palestine, a land virtually laid waste with little population
- Bareness and oppression of Palestine due to feudal system of taxes by absentee Arab Landowners
- Native Population almost wholly descended from Jews who had been forcibly converted to Christianity or Islam, not Arab in origin
- The Myth of Palestinian Nationalism, narrowly defined, anti-Semitism
- How Feudal Arab Landowners who exploited their peasantry became Nationalist Leaders when Jewish economic success threatened to liberate their peasantry
- The proposed 1938 & 2001 partitions of Western Palestine & The British Policy of Appeasement
- Palestinian Refugees, invited to leave in 1948
- How many Palestinians Refugees? inflating the numbers
- Arab-Jewish Refugees, the other Middle Eastern Refugee problem
- Exchange of Populations
- Why are Palestinian Refugees treated differently than all other refugees in the world?
- Palestinian Refugees, unlike other refugees in the world, were denied resettlement opportunities, for political reasons
This page was produced by Joseph E. Katz
Middle Eastern Political and Religious History Analyst
Brooklyn, New York
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Source: "From Time Immemorial" by Joan Peters, 1984
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