Israel History

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In History
  • Beginning of First Aliyah

    Beginning of First Aliyah
    The first modern widespread wave of the Zionist Aliyah, or the immigration of Jews to the Land of Israel. The widespread was mostly from Europe, and Yemen. It started in 1882, and went untull 1903. An estimated 25,000-35,000 Jews immigrated to Israel during the first Aliyah. It is important to Jews because it was their first major immigration to Israel.
  • Beginning of Second Aliyah

    Beginning of Second Aliyah
    The Second Aliyah was a highly influential aliyah that took place between 1904, and 1914.In that timespan about 40,000 Jews immigrated to Ottoman Palestine mostly from Russia, bot some from Yemen. The largest cause for the aliyah was suspicion, hatred, or discrimination towards the Jews. Nearly half of the immigrants had left by the time World War 1 had started. It is important because it was an immigration of 40,000 people, which is the largest aliyah.
  • Begining of Third Aliyah

    Begining of Third Aliyah
    The Third Aliyah was from 1919, to 1923The SS Ruslan which arrived at the Jaffa Port on December 19 carried 650 immigrants. It was triggered by the October Revolutiuon in Russia It is important because it was the last aliyah.
  • The Holocaust

    The Holocaust
    During the Holocaust, approxametly 6 million Jews were killed in World War II by the Nazis. Of the 9 million Jews who had moved to Europe, about two thirds of them were killed. Leading the Nazis from Germany was Adolf Hitler. Over one million Jewish children were killed in the Holocaust, as were approximately two million Jewish women and three million Jewish men. It is important because it was a mass murder of Jews.
  • Start of Independance War

    Start of Independance War
    On May 15, the day after the creation of Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Lebanon launched an attack on the new country. The other countries had a larger army, and better weaponry, but lacked coordination and organization. There were long periods of shooting, and temporary ceasefires. When the war ended, Israel held the 5,600 sq miles, given to it by the United Nations, plus 2,600 additional sq miles. It ended in January 1949. It is important because the Israeli's were free.
  • Israel Founded

    Israel Founded
    In 1948 Israel was officially declared a state by the Jewish People's Council. The United Nations accepted them, partially as a response to the slaughter of Jews in WWII. Jews could also emigrate to Europe, and get more land, after property loss in WWII. It is important because it was when Israel officialy became a country.
  • Start of Yom Kippur War

    Start of Yom Kippur War
    The Yom Kippur War was Israel against Egypt and Syria. It began when some of the groups launched a surprise attack on Israel, on the holiday of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism. It began with the Egyptians cross the Suez Canal, and the Syrian's attack on Golan Heights. After a week, Israel recovered and launched a 4-day counter attack driving deep into the Syrian homeland. It is important because it was started on a Jewish holiday, which is extremly offensive to the Jews.
  • Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty

    Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty
    On this date the Egypt-Israel treaty was signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, and witnessed by United States President Jimmy Carter. The peace treaty between Egypt and Israel was signed sixteen months after Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat's visit to Israel in 1977 after intense negotiation. The main features of the treaty were mutual recognition, cessation of the state of war that had existed since the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and more.
  • Prime Minister Rabin Assassinated

    Prime Minister Rabin Assassinated
    The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin took place on November 4, 1995 at 21:30, at the end of a rally in support of the Oslo Accords, an attempt to end the Israel-Palestine conflict, at the Kings of Israel Square. The assassin, a religious man named Yigal Amir, strenuously opposed Rabin's peace initiative, and the signing of the Oslo Accords. It is important because the Prime Minister was very important to Israelis.
  • Election of Benjamin Netanyahu

    Election of Benjamin Netanyahu
    In 2009 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was elected for his second term. His first term went from 1996, through 1999. It is important in Israel's history, because Benjamin Netanyahu is their current prime minister.