The Haj - Part 1, Chapters 11-15 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 69 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Haj.
This section contains 1,417 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Haj Study Guide

Part 1, Chapters 11-15 Summary

In April, 1936, an Arab ran into a mosque in Jaffa saying that the Jews were slaughtering Arabs in Tel Aviv. This caused mob violence by the rioting Arabs, who didn't know that none of it was true and was all part of a plan by the Mufti. Several days later, the Mufti announced the formation of an Arab Higher Committee, of which he was the head. He called for a general strike and announced Kaukji as the supreme commander of the uprising.

The Mufti needed money to continue the uprising and extorted money from Arab families. His thugs began to call themselves the Mujahedeen and looted Arab villages. Men were seized for use in the cause. The British were not very effective against the terrorist attacks staged by the Mujahedeen. The terrorists roamed at will at night. They had to ask the Haganah...

(read more from the Part 1, Chapters 11-15 Summary)

This section contains 1,417 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Haj Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Haj from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.