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Egyptian university lecturer’s Antisemitism: Europe vomited out the Jews because they prevented progress

Official PA TV program From Cairo

Head of the Hebrew Department in the Faculty of Languages at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Dr. Mansour Abd Al-Wahab: "In the beginning, Western society began to reject the presence of the Jewish communities, as their role in the society hindered the European revolution and progress. The Jewish communities were a burden to these states, and they began to reject and vomit them out. This was the solution in these states, and it developed afterwards through the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) in 1917."

The Balfour Declaration of Nov. 2, 1917 was a letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Baron Rothschild stating that "His Majesty's government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people." In 1922, the League of Nations adopted this and made the British Mandate "responsible for putting into effect the declaration," which led to the UN vote in favor of partitioning Mandatory Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state in 1947. In response, Britain ended its mandate on May 15, 1948, and the Palestinian Jews, who accepted the Partition Plan, declared the independent State of Israel. The Palestinian Arabs rejected the plan and together with 7 Arab states attacked Israel, in what is now known as Israel's War of Independence.