During the British Mandate, the Jews managed to build up a substantial Jewish national home with a population of 550,000 and independent community institutions. Prof. Ron Zweig, New York University
British Military Rule
Overview The Peace Conference and the Mandate for Palestine, Notes from Albright, et al, Palestine- A Study of Jewish, Arab and British Policies, Vol. I, Yale University Press, 1947. Promises, Claims and Rights, Notes from Albright, et al, Palestine- A Study of Jewish, Arab and British Policies, Vol. I, Yale University Press, 1947. The White […]
Primary sources Great Britain and Iraq- Excerpts from Churchill’s Papers, 1921-1922. A Summary of the Iraqi Parliamentary Debate, 1950, Norman Stillman, The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times, Jewish Publication Society, 2003. The Iraqi Law Permitting Jews to Emigrate with the Forfeiture of Nationality, 1950, Norman Stillman, The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern […]
Lord Arthur Balfour’s Speech, July 12, 1920, Excerpt from Palestine Royal Commission Report (Peel Commission) (Cmd. 5479) – July 1937.
Click here to view the original document. Among these difficulties I am not sure that I do not rate highest, or at all events first, the inevitable difficulty of dealing with the Arab question as it presents itself within the limits of Palestine. It will require tact, it will require judgment, it will require above […]