The error that harassed the Zionist movement

The error that harassed the Zionist movement


October 15, 2023, 11:04 a.m. ET

Douglas Feith, in “Hamas’ al-Aqsa Lie Has a Long and Shameful History” (October 10 editorial), states that “Haj Amin (al-Husseini), an Islamist radical from a notable Jerusalem clan , became one at age 24 when a British official appointed him mufti of Jerusalem, a high religious office. This British official was Herbert Samuel, the high commissioner for Palestine. He was Jewish and a Zionist. He lived to regret his choice.

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