A Brief History of Israel by Bernard Reich

By Bernard Reich

;A short heritage of Israel КНИГИ ; ИСТОРИЯ Название: a quick background of Israel Автор: коллективИздательство:Checkmark BooksГод: 2008ISBN: 0816071276Страниц: 382 pagesЯзык: английскийФормат: PDFРазмер: 26,5 MB This e-book deals an up-to-date examine Israel’s tumultuous historical past. It narrates the complicated story of Israel’s humans and their smooth nation, tested millions of years after the destruction of the outdated one, opposed to the backdrop of exile, anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the Holocaust.”A short historical past of Israel, moment variation” explores Israel’s background with an emphasis at the interval for the reason that its independence in 1948. The chronological narration starts with the time of Abraham and the interval of the Israelite kingdoms and keeps to international conflict II and the United international locations Partition Plan. This entire reference then examines the autonomous state of Israel, together with the Arab – Israeli clash, family politics, Knesset election effects, the financial system, and diplomacy. thoroughly updated, this moment variation incorporates a new preface, a revised advent, a revised word list of political events, a brand new ultimate bankruptcy, and up-to-date appendixes.Its assurance contains: The interval because Israel’s independence in 1948; the center East peace strategy; financial and political demanding situations; Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip; The construction of the recent Kadima celebration and the election of 2006; and, Hamas’s election victory and its impact on Israel. .com eighty five

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Weizmann became president of Israel’s provisional gov­ernment in May 1948, and in February 1949, the first elected Knesset selected Weiz­mann as the first president of Israel. He was reelected in November Chaim Weizmann, president of Israel, 1949–52 1951 but died a year later. ) 20 the prehistory of the state of israel The Mandate for Palestine and the Prestate Period On December 9, 1917, British troops under General Edmund Allenby took Jerusalem from the Turks, ending four centuries of Ottoman rule.

As a consequence, the Yishuv leadership formed a mobile defense force to replace the Haganah members who had gone to fight with the British. The Plugot Mahatz (Shock Forces), or Palmach, were a mobile force designed to defend the Yishuv, The Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial (Courtesy Bernard Reich) 34 the prehistory of the state of israel and the British helped train them. The Jewish Brigade and Palmach veterans would later constitute the core of the IDF officer corps. After World War II World War II and its associated horrors created a greater need for a resolution to the Palestine issue, and the struggle for Palestine intensified.

With the outbreak of World War II, the Irgun announced the cessation of anti-British action and offered its cooperation in the common struggle against Nazi Germany. The Stern Gang (Lohamei Herut Yisrael—Lehi—Fighters for the Freedom of Israel) was then formed due to disagreement within the Irgun over anti-British actions. Founder Avraham Stern and his followers sought continued anti-British action despite World War II. Menachem Begin was the Irgun’s commander from December 1943 to 1948. In January 1944, the Irgun declared that the truce with the British was over and renewed the state of war.

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