Heather and Sara's Timeline

  • Balfour Declaration

    Balfour Declaration
    Arthur J. Balfour set up a declaration. To establish a home in Palestine for the Jews.
  • Jews Immigration

    Jews Immigration
    From 1939 to 1945 the Jews immigrated to the U.S.
  • UN Patition Plan

    UN Patition Plan
    The United Nations voted on making a majorty of western Palestine into a Jewsish and Arab state.
  • First Arab-Jews War

    First Arab-Jews War
    The arabs tried to cut off major roadways to cut off communication from communities.
  • Isreal Founded

    Isreal Founded
    Proclaim of Israel. The declaration is for the right to an independant country.
  • Suez War

    Suez War
    Great Britian, France, and Israel attack Egypt which just nationalized the Suez Canal.
  • Revolution Began

    Revolution Began
    PLO stands for Palestine Liberation Organization. Ahmad Shuqeiri is its leader. The organization is controlled by the Egyptian government.
  • Arafat Address U.N.

    Arafat Address U.N.
    The United Nations reaffirmed it's commitment to an indepedant sovereign state. Yasser Afarat if the chairmen of the PLO.
  • Russian Jews

    Russian Jews
    Thousands of Russian Jews emigrated to Israel. The exudus of Russian Jews peaked in 1979 when more than 51,000 exit visas were issued.
  • Sadat Assasinated

    Sadat Assasinated
    The president of Egypt Mohammed Anwar el Sadat was murdered by Islamic fundamentalists in Cairo.
  • Intifada Started

    Intifada Started
    A series of violent incidents between Palestinians and Israelis. In 1987 and uprising started in Jabalya where hundreds burned tires and attacked the Israel Defence Force.
  • OSLO 1

    OSLO 1
    After secret negotiations Arafat and Prime Minister Rabin flew to Washington D.C to sign a treaty of peace.
  • Rabin Assasinated

    Rabin Assasinated
    Israeli Prime Minister Yitzak Rabin was killed in Tel Aviv by a right-wing extremist who thought Rabin's quest for peace was a betrayal of Jewish State.
  • Wye Memorandum

    Wye Memorandum
    Israel and PNA signed a political agreement negotiated to implement the earlier Interim Agreement. Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were the signers.
  • Peace Summit

    Peace Summit
    The Middle East Peace Summit at Camp David between US President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Yasser Arafat.
  • West Bank Wall

    West Bank Wall
    Israeli apartheid separation wall in West Bank. The barrier is a physical barrier constructed by Israel with an average 60 meter length and up to 8 meter high concrete walls.