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By Bernard Reich

ISBN-10: 0816071268

ISBN-13: 9780816071265

;A short historical past of Israel КНИГИ ; ИСТОРИЯ Название: a quick background of Israel Автор: коллективИздательство:Checkmark BooksГод: 2008ISBN: 0816071276Страниц: 382 pagesЯзык: английскийФормат: PDFРазмер: 26,5 MB This booklet bargains an up-to-date examine Israel’s tumultuous background. It narrates the complicated story of Israel’s humans and their sleek kingdom, tested hundreds of thousands of years after the destruction of the outdated one, opposed to the backdrop of exile, anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the Holocaust.”A short historical past of Israel, moment version” explores Israel’s historical past with an emphasis at the interval on account that its independence in 1948. The chronological narration starts off with the time of Abraham and the interval of the Israelite kingdoms and keeps to global battle II and the United countries Partition Plan. This accomplished reference then examines the self sustaining nation of Israel, together with the Arab – Israeli clash, household politics, Knesset election effects, the economic climate, and diplomacy. thoroughly updated, this moment variation includes a new preface, a revised advent, a revised thesaurus of political events, a brand new ultimate bankruptcy, and up-to-date appendixes.Its insurance comprises: The interval for the reason that Israel’s independence in 1948; the center East peace procedure; financial and political demanding situations; Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip; The production of the recent Kadima social gathering and the election of 2006; and, Hamas’s election victory and its impression on Israel. .com eighty five

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On February 7, 1939, the British government convened the St. James Conference in London to see if a solution could be developed through negotiations with the Arabs and the Jews. ” It called, therefore, for the establishment of a Jewish National Home in an independent Palestinian state. Jewish immigration would be restricted, as would be land transfers. The White Paper foresaw an independent Palestinian state within 10 years. The House of Commons debated the White Paper on May 22, 1939, and it was approved.

After the war, from 1921 to 1935, Ben-Gurion was the secretary-general of the Histadrut (General Federation of Labor) and was instrumental in the founding of the Unity of Labor party (Ahdut Ha’avodah), in 1919, which eventually would merge with other labor factions in 1930 to become Mapai (Israel Workers Party). In the 1920s and 1930s, Chaim Weizmann, the head of the World Zionist Organization and chief diplomat of the Zionist movement, ran overall Zionist affairs, while Ben-Gurion headed Zionist activities in Palestine, where his major rival was Vladimir Ze’ev Jabotinsky, leader of the Revisionist Zionists.

During these waves of migration, Jews came to Palestine for a variety of reasons. Some came primarily for religious reasons and joined existing Jewish communities, primarily in Jerusalem, but also in other holy cities, where they could study and practice their religion. Others sought to escape the pogroms (organized massacres) prevalent in Russia or the generally poor economic and social conditions in eastern Europe and often were motivated by socialist ideas and concepts. Some were drawn by the Zionist ideology that sought the creation of a Jewish state as a response 13 A Brief History of Israel to anti-Semitism (discrimination against or hostility toward Jews) in their native lands.

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