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Jewish RadicalsA Documentary History$
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Tony Michels

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780814757437

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.001.0001

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Israel and the World Struggle for Peace and Democracy (1948)

Israel and the World Struggle for Peace and Democracy (1948)

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(p.327) 65 Israel and the World Struggle for Peace and Democracy (1948)
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Jewish Radicals
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Alexander Bittelman

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0065

This chapter promotes the national self-determination and statehood of the Arabs and the Jews in Palestine as progressive, in response to a recent call from the Soviet Union for a creation of a Jewish and an Arab state in Palestine. It then discusses the Communist factor in the emergence of the Jewish state, noting in particular the contributions of the American Communists. The chapter also addresses doubts among fellow Communists regarding Jewish statehood. By placing Israel within the broader struggle for peace and democracy, the chapter clarifies the difference between bourgeois nationalists and working-class internationalists, and places appropriate Communist actions within the latter category.

Keywords:   Palestine, statehood, national self-determination, Communism, working-class internationalism

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