Thus reads the Aug. 31, 1914 telegram from Henry Morgenthau, the U.S. ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, to New York philanthropist Jacob Schiff, sent as the Jewish community in Ottoman-controlled, pre-state Palestine began to feel the effects of World War I. The letter prompted an...
Tag: Pre-state Palestine
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Filmmaker Peter Kosminsky discusses his TV mini-series, "The Promise," which looks at the Arab-Israeli conflict through the eyes of a Mandate-era British soldier and his granddaughter decades later. Released in the U.K. last year, the series is now available on Hulu.