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Adam, the first man, was “Palestinian,” according to PA Daily which proposes paying Jews to leave Israel and "return" to Arab lands

Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily

 

Headline: “The Zionist ‘[Jewish] National Fund’ and the mutating Coronavirus”

 

 

 

“We wrote in the past about the Jewish [National] Fund in this column, and we suggested establishing an Arab ‘National Fund,’ in other words, an Arab fund to fund the return of the Arab Jews to their homelands: Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Morocco, and Algeria. It should be noted that the ‘[Jewish] National Fund’ was designated as part of the Jewish Agency to fund the transfer of the Jews from Arab lands and other foreigners to Palestine, following the issuing of the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) in 1917, when [then] British Foreign Secretary [Arthur Balfour] announced the giving of a state to the Jews of the world in the land of Palestine. This date is considered the beginning of the historical crime against the Palestinian people

 

At this time, the settler and racist colonialist Zionist project looks like the mutating Coronavirus; it is developing itself and being recreated more lethal and more infectious. Therefore, we must dedicate our national efforts before anything else to protecting our land, because it is the root of the conflict. We draw our spirit from it, and the present and future of our existence will be on it, as has been the case throughout the periods since the time of Adam, the first Palestinian.”

 

 

 

 

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.