Israel-Palestine Timeline

  • Holocaust

    The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi Regime in the years 1938-1945 during World War II. Jews in Europe were progressively subjected to harsh persecutions.
  • 1947 Partition of Palestine

    The United Nations approved a partition plan for Palestine. The plan ended the British Mandate over Palestine. This gave parts of the country to the Jews and parts of the country to the Arabs. The Arabs rejected this partition plan and declared war
  • Israeli Statehood

    The day before British Mandate expired David Ben Gurion. This annouced that the state of Israel had been formally established.
  • Six Day War

    War against Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. Israelis defended the war with the intentions of preventing military effort. They planned to counter what they saw as an impending attack by the nations surrounding Israel.
  • 1972 Olympic Games

    Eight palestine terrorist entered the olmpic village and seized eleven member of the Israeli olympic team. The terrorist requested the release of several Palestinians that were being held in Israel. When they were rejected, five victims were killed.
  • Yom Kippur War

    Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Egypt and Syria opened a coordinated surprise attack against Israel. After two initial difficult days of fighting, Israel was able to mobilize its reserves and eventually repel the invaders.
  • Camp David Accords

    Peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. The negotiations dealt with the future of the Sinai, bringing peace between the two regions.
  • 1982 War

    Isreal launched a massive attack to destroy all the military bases with in the Palestine Liberation Organization. After forming a 10 week operation of the Muslim sector, Palestines were forced to accept a U.S. sponsored plan which evacuated them from Beirut and go to several Arab countries that had agreed to accept them.
  • Intifada

    False charges of Israel cruel acts. An Israeli was stabbed to death while shopping in Gaza. The Palestines began uprising agaiinst Israeli occupation of the west bank and Gaza strip.
  • Oslo Accords

    Bilateral agreements signed in Washington follwing negotiations between Israel and Palestine. The main concern of the declaration was Israel being withdraweled from territories in order to establish a Palestine Authority for a self government.