Quotation from Moshe Smilansky “Let us not be too familiar with the Arab fellahin lest our children adopt their ways” — 1908
Activist settler, presented as a supporter of an agreement with the Palestinians, revealing his deep racism.
- Smilansky, Moshe (1874-1953) ( 3 quotations )
" Let us not be too familiar with the Arab fellahin lest our children adopt their ways and learn from their ugly deeds. Let all those who are loyal to the Torah avoid ugliness and that which resembles it and keep their distance from the fellahin and their base attributes. "
Yosef Gorny, Zionism and the Arabs , 1882-1948 (Oxford Univ. Press, 1987), pp. 50 and 62, quoted by Nur Masalha, Expulsion of the Palestinans , Institute for Palestine Studies, 1992, p.7.
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