Author Archives: David Gerald Fincham

About David Gerald Fincham

Retired academic scientist.

10 things you may not know about the Israel-Palestine conflict

1. From the beginning it was the aim of the Zionists to create a sovereign Jewish State in ALL of Palestine, plus some territory from outside Palestine, and transfer the Arab population to the neighbouring states. In 1917, when the … Continue reading

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KUSHNER’s ‘DEAL OF THE CENTURY’ PLUS and MINUS

When I wrote last year about the leaked draft of  the ‘Deal of the Century’, now titled “peace-to-prosperity”, I was impressed by its clearly stated intention to create a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. Although there were … Continue reading

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KUSHNER’S DEAL

In May this year the Israeli newspaper Israel Heyon published details of a document leaked from the Israel Foreign Ministry. It appears to be an outline of a proposal by President Trump’s emissary Jared Kushner to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict, … Continue reading

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King-Crane Commission recommendations on Palestine

In 1919 US President Wilson sent a Commission to the territories of the former Ottoman Empire to investigate and make recommendations to the Paris peace conference about the future administration of those territories. The following is their recommendation for Palestine, … Continue reading

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Historical documents about Palestine

There is a new page on this website which provides access to the collection of historical documents relating to Palestine published by PASSIA, the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs. See menu above.

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The One-State-Two-Nations Proposal:introduction&comments

The One-State-Two-Nations Proposal is a proposal to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict. The two existing States of Israel and Palestine would unite to form a single sovereign State: the United State of Israel and Palestine (Usip). Within the United State there … Continue reading

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The Kairos Document

Kairos Document A moment of truth,  A word of faith, hope and love from the heart of Palestinian suffering Introduction We, a group of Christian Palestinians, after prayer, reflection and an exchange of opinion, cry out from within the suffering … Continue reading

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Partition Plan Map

Map of the UN Plan of Partition with Economic Union for Palestine, November 1947 The blue areas constitute the Jewish State, the pink areas the Arab State. Each is divided into three pieces with neutral crossing points between them. Just … Continue reading

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The State of Israel: founded on lies

Recently, the veteran Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery was called upon to take part in a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel. Having read through the document he said: “I was not impressed. … Continue reading

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Christianity and War

The following splendid diatribe against Christian involvement in war, militarism and the armed forces is taken from the website LewRockwell.com. The author, Laurence M. Vance is a prolific writer on this topic, but I regard this article as his best. … Continue reading

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