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Monday, July 2, 2012

Between First and Second World Wars, What Happened to Jews in Palestine? Time Line for Israel 70 CE-2009

Nadene Goldfoot
70 CE-fall of Jerusalem by Romans, -dispersal of many Jews as slaves

1880: 1st Aliyah of Jews from Russia to Palestine
1893 Zionism coined by Nathan Birnbaum, plan from Babylonian Exile
1894 Dryfus Affair-Jewish Captain, treason
1897 First Zionist Congress with Theodor Herzl

1913  Zionist meeting with Arabs-Cairo,
 June 1913 1st Arab Congress, Paris Meeting
1913 Bahrain-independent state but under British protection until August 15, 1971
         Qatar-British protectorate for pearling, independent on September 1971

July 28, 1914-November 11, 1918 World War I 
November 1914-Kuwait independent emirate under British protection till 1961 from Britain
1961 complete independence from Britain

June 5, 1916-1918 Sherif Hussein-Great Arab Revolt against Ottoman Empire (for Jewish Return) Lawrence of Arabia, leading
 1916 Chaim Weizmann Director of chemical labs, invented acetone for bombs for England
 November 2, 1917 Balfour Declaration: Jewish Homeland , Chaim Weizmann, Balfour

June 28, 1919 Versialles Peace Meeting with Faisal, Lawrence of Arabia, Arab delegation.
June 28, 1919 to May 14, 1945. League of Nations Mandate of Britain and France 

March 1920 Syria-Transjordan awarded to Arabs
April 11, 1921 Transjordan awarded only to Abdullah I, son of Emir Faisal (Hashemite-Jordan)  80% of what was to be Jewish Homeland offered to Arabs by British which was Transjordan.

February 28, 1922 Egypt Independence from British

1922 Balfour Doctrine USA Congress supported Balfour Doctrine, resolution, adopted
June 1922 White Paper from Churchill, excluded Transjordan from Jews
1929 Riots in Palestine-Arabs against Jews

October 1930- White Paper-Passfield- severely restricting land sales,  immigration of Jews

1932 Iraq Independence from Britain
1932 Saudi Arabia-birth of

May 1939 White Paper, British Malcolm MacDonald allowing 75,000 Jews in over 5 years to 1944, restricted-forbid  land sales

September, 1939 August 14, 1945 World War II-6,000,000,000 Jews killed

22 November 1943 Lebanon Independence from French
1944 USA calls for restoration of Jewish commonwealth
August 1945-Jews alive from Holocaust-  placed in Detention Camps, not allowed into Palestine-British decision. Movie "Exodus" with Paul Newman, Sal Mineo, Eva Marie Saint tells of ship with detainees stuck in Cyrus by British, held there, not allowed into Palestine.  

17 April 1946 Syria Independence from France

1947-War of Independence: between Jews-Arabs, (War of Attrition)-1949:   6,000 Jews killed, 15,000 wounded, Movie, Cast a Giant Shadow with Kirk Douglas tells of struggle before announcing birth of Israel-about Israel's first Aluf; American Mickey Marcus
May 14, 1948 Declaration of State of Israel-from British , David Ben Gurion
1956 War, Sinai Campaign
1968-70 War of Attrition
June 1967 Six Day War
October 1973 War, Yom Kippur War
1982 War in Lebanon, PLO’s Operation Peace in Galilee
1991 War Gulf War
 July 12, 2006 -2nd Lebanon War
December 27, 2008-2009 Operation Cast Lead, Gaza War

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