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MS 345 Papers of Mrs Mia Silver as National Director of the Jordan is Palestine Committee

Jordon is Palestine Committee

The Jordan Is Palestine Committee is an organisation with the stated aims: (1) to show that Palestinian Arabs are not a homeless people; (2) to show that Israel is only one-fifth of mandated Palestine; (3) to show that Jordan is Arab Palestine; (4) to show that the real problem is the continual rejection of Israel – in any part of former Palestine; (5) to help advance the peace process by making these facts widely known.

About the collection

The collection contains the following material: members lists; papers on the ‘Israeli position’, including leaflets from the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding (CAABU) and the CAABU Religious Affairs Group, 1983-90; papers regarding ‘Jews in Arab lands’ including correspondence with MPs and MEPs, 1989-92; papers regarding the Palestine Liberation Organisation and West Bank arguments, including papers, press cuttings and pamphlets, 1997-92; correspondence with David Singer, founder of the International Jordan is Palestine Committee, 1979-93; guidelines on media communication, c.1980s; printed journals and newsletters regarding Israel and the Middle East, 1980-90; printed material from the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding and papers from other, mainly pro-Arab, organisations, 1973-88; pro-Arab and pro-Israeli material relating to the Palestine Liberation Organisation, 1975-89; publications and magazines containing JIP advertisements or sympathetic articles, 1975-90; press cuttings from the British and Israeli press, some in Hebrew script, c.1975-97; papers from the Jordan is Palestine International Conference, 1985; printed material including posters, business cards, publicity leaflets, pamphlets and journals, 1970-92; photographs, probably from the Second International Jordan is Palestine Conference in Jerusalem, c.1988; audio cassette tapes including recordings of conferences, speeches and radio programmes, c.1981-91; and VHS video tapes on the Netanyahu conference in Jerusalem and on anti-Semitism.

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