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History Outline of Modern Israel

History Outline of Modern Israel

 

·         Jan 1882 – Zionist Colonization In Palestine With Immigration From Russia.

 

·         Aug 1897 – First Zionist Congress Sponsored by Theodor Herzl – 50,000 Jews in Palestine.

 

·         Nov 1917 – British Capture Palestine from Turks.

 

·         Nov 2, 1917 – Balfour Declaration for Jewish Homeland in Palestine.

 

·         June 3, 1922 – Churchill’s White Paper reaffirms British Recognition of Zionism

 

·         July 22, 1922 – League of Nations Approves British Mandate – 85000 Jews in Palestine.

 

·         1929 – 1947 – Arab/Jewish Conflict.  British Began to Favor Arabs.

 

·         1939 – British Meets Arab’s Demands – Immigration of Jews and the Sale of Land to the Jews was severely Restricted.

 

·         Nov 29, 1948 – United Nations Adopts Partition Plan for Palestine.

 

·         May 15, 1948 – State of Israel is Born – Mandate Ends.  Arabs Declares War on the Jews.

 

·         July 1949 – Arab/Jewish War Ends.

 

·         June 5, 1967 – Six Days War” Reunites Jerusalem under Israeli Control.

 

·         Sept 9, 1972 – Black September Group Killed 11 Members of Israel Olympic Team in Munich.

 

·         Oct 6,1973 – “Yom Kippur War” in Israel