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The Earliest Arab Boycotts?


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Arab protest gathering, early 1920s.

Arab protest gathering, early 1920s.



Here are the two earliest mentions I could find of Arab boycotts of Jews from the Chicago Sentinel. For some reason the JTA article is not listed in the JTA archives.

January 6, 1921 in Nablus, then known as Sichem (Shechem):

August 31, 1922:

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  1. ….. and they are not going to stop either … so why are we expected to ?


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