Tried to fit into German, Russian, adn Spanish Social Structures. Most were poor. Some violence was aimed at them in this time period. They failed every time.
25,000 Jews went to Palestine. Baron Edmund de Rothschild of Paris helped Jews igrate to Plestine.
Ludah Leib Pinsker pubnlished a pamphlet in German that preached the wish of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
This pamphlet told about the general Jewish desire for a permanent homeland and their desire and plans to acquire one.
They offered 6,000 square miles of land in Uganda, but the Jews refused because it was not the "Promised Land" that they wanted.
40,000 more Jews went to Palestine just before World War I. This came to about 85,000 Jews in Palestine. An additional 13,000 settlers and 43 Jewish agricultural settlements, many supported by the wealth of the Rothschilds.
about 450,000 Jews lived there at this time.
World War II brought much sympathy to the Jews. Over 6,000,000 Jews killed. Accelerates the need for a Jewish nation.
This prepared the nation to be made into a Jewish state and gave Jews many rights previously withheld in this nation.
Untis from Jewish organizations Irgun and Lohamei Herut Israel attacked the Arab community of Deir Yassin adn killed 254 noncombattant Arab men, women, and children.
Syria and Lebanese invade Israel. Arab Ligion under British general John Glubb takes over parts of New Jerusalem. Arab Legion lays seige to Jewish Quarter in Old Jerusalem and the Jews have to surrender. First battle of Latrun: Arabs win. Second Battle of Latrun: Arabs stand their ground. Egyptian Army marches through Gaza Strip. Israelis fail many times to secure the land. Truce between Arabs and Israelis and Israeli force grows to 90,000. Battle begins again. Egypt withdrawls.
David Ben-Gurion proclaimed Israel a state. United States and Soviet Union immediately recognized the new nation.
Israelis take over Gaza Strip.
Egypt takes various fronts against Israel.
Preemptive air strike against them.
They fire on Israel from Jerusalem. Israelis keepo their city.
It states in many words and with many reasons why the Arabs rejected the idea of making Palestine smaller by sharing it with Israel.
Israel has forces in Lebanon and after 18 years withdrawls forces from Lebanon.
Peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, but there was still strife after the document.
Israel and Lebanon are at it again.
Israel is involved in various attacks and power struggles within the world. Palestine especially is trying to regain their stolen land.