Quotation from Yosef Weitz “Advocate land presently held and cultivated by the Arabs and thus to release it for Jewish inhabitants” — Nov. 22 1937
KKL/JNF leader and Chair of the Transfer Committee, explaining that.
- Weitz, Yosef (1886-1972) ( 7 quotations )
" ..the transfer of Arab population from the area of the Jewish state does not serve only one aim--to diminish the Arab population. It also serves a second, no less important, aim which is to advocate land presently held and cultivated by the [Palestinian] Arabs and thus to release it for Jewish inhabitants. "
Michael Palumbo, La Catastrophe palestinienne , p. 4, quoting CZA, ¨Minutes du Comité de Transfert de Population , November 22, 1937. The date as often given as 1940.
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