Palestine Christian Arabs Go in for Fascist Shirts

A few young Christian Arabs living in the adjoining towns of Bethlehem and Beit-Jallah, outside Jerusalem, have decided to copy either Mussolini or Hitler, but they are not sure which. They are going to found a Fascist Party in Palestine and wear colored shirts under the galabeahs and rosettes in the sheik’s headgear, but the exact hue has not been decided upon. Some of them think their model ought to be Mussolini’s dictatorship, and they vote black; others want brown, because Hitler has an anti-Jewish policy they like. So it’s a toss-up between Benito and Adolf.

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