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Palestine: 1929 Arab Riots victims commemoration pin, 1931; not maker-marked; size: 12x14.5mm; weight: 0.7g. Bears word "Yizkor" (ref: memorial prayer for dead) above Menorah (ref:
Item code: '0132891

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Palestine: 1929 Arab Riots victims commemoration pin, 1931; not maker-marked; size: 12x14.5mm; weight: 0.7g. Bears word "Yizkor" (ref: memorial prayer for dead) above Menorah (ref: revisionist Betar movement), Hebrew date "1931" & "Av 5789" (ref: August 1929) & initials in 3 corners (ref: victims of the Hebron massacre). The Riots were triggered by the Arab reaction to a legal demonstration held by Betar activists during 9th of Av (15/08) fast at the Western Wall & during rest of month there were numerous attacks specifically against Jews, culminating in the masscres in Hebron & Safed.