Senior officials of Shin Beth, Israel Police, Mossad, Ministry of Defense, Israel Land Authority and others were invited in July 1965 to a discussion intended to determine guidelines for Israeli government policies towards the Arab Palestinian minority. Akevot is publishing the discussion’s 9-page backgrounder, classified Top Secret and prepared at the office of Prime Minister’s Advisor on Arab Affairs.

Among the proposed principles: preventing the existence on nationally-based Palestinian political parties, supporting differentiation of group identities among Palestinians in Israel and preventing the formation of intellectual leadership.


14 July 1965

Basic Principles on Government Policy towards Arab Minority in Israel