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August 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

August 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

| July 24, 2017

August 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine When the second World War came to an end in 1945, it was not possible for the mandatory power to give full effect to the policy set out in the White Paper of 1939. The League of Nations, to which that document was to have been submitted […]

November 14, 1945 British Anti-Semitism

November 14, 1945 British Anti-Semitism

| July 24, 2017

British Foreign Sec. Earnest Bevin warns Jews: DON’T TRY TO GET TOO MUCH TO THE HEAD OF THE QUEUE Source: London News Chronicle November 14, 1945

November 19, 1945 Regional Development for Regional Peace, President Herbert Hoover

November 19, 1945 Regional Development for Regional Peace, President Herbert Hoover

| July 24, 2017

President Herbert Hoover: 1929-1933  “In ancient times the irrigation of the Tigris and Euphrates Valleys supported probably 10 million people in the kingdoms of Babylon and Nineveh.  The deterioration and destruction of their irrigation works by the Mongol invasion centuries ago, and their neglect for ages, are responsible for the shrinkage of the population to […]

December 15, 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration

December 15, 1945 British Restrict Jewish Immigration

| July 24, 2017

The intensification of the traffic in “illegal” immigrants, which was resumed on substantial scale toward the end of 1945, made it impossible for the Administration fully to apply its system of preferential categories. In the period between the 15th of December 1945, and the 14th of March 1947, no less than 13,989 illegal Jewish immigrants […]

1946 Statement of Palestinian officials to the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry of 1945

1946 Statement of Palestinian officials to the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry of 1945

| July 24, 2017

1946 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel Statement of Palestinian officials to the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry of 1945: “The whole Arab people is unalterably opposed to the attempt to impose Jewish immigration and settlement upon it, and ultimately to re-establish a Jewish state in Palestine. Its opposition is based primarily […]

January 30 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

January 30 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

| July 24, 2017

January 30 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine THE HIGH COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCED THAT, WITHIN THE INTERIM QUOTA OF 1,500 A MONTH: “ Preference will be given to those European Jews who have a special claim, such as  those to whom the Palestine government have already undertaken obligations, and relatives in Europe of Jews already […]

March 12th, 1946 Letter by Chaim Weizmann First President of Israel

March 12th, 1946 Letter by Chaim Weizmann First President of Israel

| July 24, 2017

March 12th, 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine – Letter by Chaim Weizmann First President of Israel The Joint Secretariat, Anglo-American Inquiry Committee, Jerusalem. Gentlemen, After going over the transcript of my evidence before the Committee on Friday afternoon, I take the opportunity of clarifying my reply to Mr. Buxton when he asked me […]

March 22, 1946 Transjordan

March 22, 1946 Transjordan

| July 24, 2017

On March 22, 1946, the British Government announced the conclusion of a Treaty of Alliance with Transjordan, which recognized Transjordan as an independent Kingdom, and the Emir Abdullah as its sovereign. In an annex to the Treaty, provision was made for British bases in Transjordan and the training of the armed forces of that country […]

August 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration  

August 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration  

| July 24, 2017

August 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration IN THE SUMMER OF 1946, THE INFLOW OF “ILLEGAL” IMMIGRANTS REACHED SUCH DIMENSIONS THAT IT WAS NO LONGER POSSIBLE TO ACCOMMODATE THEM IN CAMPS IN PALESTINE.  IT WAS THEREFORE DECIDED IN AUGUST, THAT FUTURE SHIPLOADS WOULD BE TRANSFERRED ON ARRIVAL TO BRITISH SHIPS AND TAKEN TO CAMPS IN CYPRUS. […]

August 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

August 1946 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

| July 24, 2017

In August 1946, the British began to intern (e.g. illegals) those they caught in camps in Cyprus.  Approximately 50,000 people were detained in the camps, 28,000 of whom were still imprisoned when Israel declared independence on May 15, 1948. Source: Aharon Cohen, Israel and the Arab World, (NY: Funk and Wagnalls, 1970), p. 174.