When, 100 years ago, the victors in World War I needed a push to get behind “the right of Jews to reconstitute in Palestine their National Home,” Italy was there.
With the aid of T.E. Lawrence.
Setting the record straight.
Yes, but London’s support is becoming more tenuous on both left and right.
It wasn’t only the Allies who acknowledged Jewish claims to the land of Israel.
What the Palestinian narrative gets wrong.
We don’t need no stinking declarations.
It did not create a link between the Jews and their land.
Palestinians are still fighting the recognition of any Jewish sovereignty.
The achievements and sacrifice of a family of Palestinian Jews helped to secure both victory in war and Great Britain’s endorsement of Zionism.
The Jewish Legion was not just a military force but an instrument of Zionist diplomacy—a symbolic resurrection of the Jewish national spirit.
Some of them viewed things in a more inspiring light than that of political and material interests.