Timeline of Israel

  • 135

    Jewish diaspora by Rome

    The first and most remarkable phenomenon presented by Judaism during the Greco-Roman time period.
  • 135


    CE 70 - 135 Jamnia becomes a center for Jewish culture
  • 315

    Land of Israel

    The Land of Israel had become a Christian country.
  • 324

    Emperor Constantine

    Emperor Constantine becomes Christian.
  • 500

    Assyrian Translated

    The Assyrians translated the Greek scientific, religious, and
    philosophical writings into Assyrian
  • Oct 10, 614

    Persian invasion

    Persian invasion was welcomed and aided by the Jews.
  • Oct 10, 632

    Arab Conquest

    The Arab conquest of the Land came four years after the death of Muhammad, and then lasted four more centuries.
  • Oct 9, 641

    Arab Conquest of Egypt

    The conquest was the last of the rapid series of victories in the years for the Arab people.
  • Oct 9, 655

    First Muslim Period

    1,099 First Muslim Period in Israel
  • Oct 10, 1291


    For the next 200 years, the country was dominated by the Crusaders, who, were following an appeal by Pope Urban II.
  • Palestine

    The Jews started a movement to set up a Jewish state in Palestine.
  • Jewish and Arab

    There was a conflict between the Jewish and Arab populations.
  • The Balfour Declaration

    The Balfour Declaration issued by Great Britain was supporting the idea of a Jewish homeland in Palestine
  • World War II and the Holocaust

    World War II and the Holocaust where happening and approximately 6 million Jews were killed by the Nazis.
  • Atomic Bombs

    The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • The United Nations

    The United Nations divided the region into an Arab and a Jewish state.
  • The Nation of Israel

    The Nation of Israel was established.
  • The Law of Return

    The Law of Return was passed allowing any Jew, with just a few exceptions, to settle in Israel.
  • Causing Riots

    Palestinians started to cause riots after Israeli resistance leader Ariel Sharon visited the Temple Mount.
  • Mamluk Rule

    The Land under the Mamluks became a peaceful place ruled from Damascus.
  • Dome of the Rock

    Construction of the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount by Caliph Abd-al-Malik.
  • Theodosius the Great

    Theodosius the Great permitted the destruction of synagogues if they had a religion reason.
  • Jews and Italy

    Jews went away from there homes in Italy.
  • Byzantine army

    The Byzantine army regained the city and again lowered its Jewish population.
  • Jews return

    Many Jews return from Babylonia; Temple rebuilt.