Since the late nineteenth century and especially in times of great tension in the Middle East, observers have asked whether the longstanding Arab-Jewish conflict could have been avoided. The early Zionists did not feel that Arab nationalism would evolve as a reaction to Jewish settlement and the pursuit of Jewish statehood; to the Zionists it seeme
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Zionist Politics and Attitudes on the Eve of the Arab Revolt -- Zionist Responses to the Revolt -- The Royal Commission Inquiry -- Partition and Other Proposed Solutions -- The British Retreat -- Zionist Hopes in Palestine: Illusion and Reality
Yehoyada Haim, currently political counselor at the Israeli Embassy in London, served as advisor to Israel's United Nations mission and as senior researcher for the Israel Foreign Ministry's Center for Political Research in Jerusalem.