Preparing the Way for the Jewish National Home

Arab Opposition to the Mandate
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Arab Opposition to the Mandate

The British and the Jews did not give enough attention to the fact that there was an existing population in Palestine that did not welcome the creation of the Jewish National Home in Palestine. Prof. Ron Zweig, New York University

Arabs and Jews Living Together in Palestine
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Arabs and Jews Living Together in Palestine

High Commissioner Herbert Samuel tried to bring the Arabs and Israelis together in a legislative council, but the Arabs boycotted it. As a result, Samuel created separate governing institutions for Arabs and Jews and this sealed the fate of the Mandate. Prof.Ron Zweig, New York University

Regulations on Jewish Immigration in Palestine
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Regulations on Jewish Immigration in Palestine

When Herbert Samuel recognized that the Arabs were not enthusiastic about a Jewish national home, he suggests Jewish immigration be regulated with the objective of not creating Arab unemployment. Prof. Ron Zweig, New York University

Preparing the Way for the Jewish National Home, 1923-1929
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Preparing the Way for the Jewish National Home, 1923-1929

Overview The Development of the Jewish National Home, Important Points from Albright, et al, Palestine- A Study of Jewish, Arab and British Policies, Vol. I, Yale University Press, 1947. Agriculture and Commerce, Important points from Albright, et al, Palestine- A Study of Jewish, Arab and British Policies, Vol. I, Yale University Press, 1947. The Story- […]

Arabs on the March, Oct. 11, 1947.
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Arabs on the March, Oct. 11, 1947.

Returning and Redemption Threat of “Holy War” as Britain Leaves Palestine Click here to view the original caption. With the British decision to withdraw her forces from Palestine unless a solution to the problem was reached by the United Nations, the Arab League Council has recommended Arab states to prepare to take military measures along […]

Where Explosion Ripped Jewish District, Associated Press, Feb. 24, 1948.
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Where Explosion Ripped Jewish District, Associated Press, Feb. 24, 1948.

Returning and Redemption (NY10-Feb.22) — Map locates scene of explosion (blast symbol) which shattered the heart of the Jewish business district on Ben-Yehuda Street in Jerusalem today. Two truckloads of explosives ripped apart two small hotels, three apartment buildings and scores of shops in two blocks. Thirty-five persons were killed. Windows were broken in U.S. […]

House Destruction in the Hebron Massacre of 1929
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House Destruction in the Hebron Massacre of 1929

Herbert Samuel Walking into Jaffa, 1920
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Herbert Samuel Walking into Jaffa, 1920

Herbert Samuel was appointed as High Commissioner of Palestine in 1920. His appointment aroused criticism among various circles of British government because he was Jewish. However, the Jewish community supported it. Excerpted from The Central Zionist Archives: The High Commissioner Arrival to Palestine

Deir Yassin Trenches and Approach to Jerusalem
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Deir Yassin Trenches and Approach to Jerusalem

Returning and Redemption

A Flag is Born, The American Jewish Historical Society.
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A Flag is Born, The American Jewish Historical Society.

Returning and Redemption From The American Jewish Historical Society website. On September 4, 1946, renowned actors Paul Muni and Celia Adler and a young, unknown actor named Marlon Brando premiered a new Broadway production, “A Flag is Born.” Written by Hollywood’s most successful screenwriter, Ben Hecht, directed by Luther Adler and with music by Kurt […]