They declare their intention for a Jewish National Homeland: the Balfour Declaration
Jewish population quadrupled in Palestine
1922 - 1936
Hitler takes power in Germany
January 30, 1933
Arab Terrorist al-Qassam killed by the British
Ahmad Khairi Builds his Home
03/01/1936 - 12/01/1936
Two Jews Shot and Killed outside of Town
This even sparked an outbreak of violence on both sides
Peel and the British recommend Palestine be divided
Begun when a British commissioner was killed. The British response was to take control of all military, execute suspected terrorists, and jail thousands of others.
The White Paper
The British accepted many of the demands of the Arab terrorists. They agreed to strictly limit Jewish immigration, and tighten restrictions on land sales in Palestine. The white Paper also called for a single unified state rather than a divided Palestine.
British finally defeat the Arab Rebellion
The victory by the British was at the cost of "Tens of thousands jailed, thousands killed, hundreds executed, countless houses demolished, and key leaders in exile."
Bashir is Born
Feb 16, 1942
The UN votes to divide Palestine
November 30, 1947
Bombs planted by both Jews and arabs kill scores of people
Abd al-Qader al-Husseini is killed
Headquarters of Hassan Salameh devastated by Jewish explosives
British leave Palestine, Arab and Jewish States go into effect
May 15, 1948
Bashir, Yasser, Ghiath come into Israel
Bulgarian King reluctantly joins Axis Powers
"Defense of the Nation" is enacted in Bulgaria
This mean the Jews were to have signs outside their homes identifying them as Jews, and many of their rights were taken away.
First of many mass expulsions of Jews from Bulgaria
Moshe moves his family out of Sofia to Sliven
Jewish Schoolyard roundup in Plovdiv
March 9, 1943
Thousands of Jews are rounded up to be shipped on trains to concentration camps. They are only just barely saved by political maneuvering and the support of the non-Jewish Bulgarian people.
Irgun (Israeli Terrorists) bomb British Military headquarters