Mandate Palestine

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Ben-Zion Sternberg - WWII and The Establishment of The State of Israel
... outbreak of war, he fled Europe with his family to Mandate Palestine ... under diplomatic protection into Mandate Palestine on board a vessel of the British Royal Navy ... refugees fleeing the Nazis migrate to Mandate Palestine ...
Spinneys - History
1924, which initially formed and organized the provision department of the Palestine Railways ... He took over transporting contract to Mandate Palestine administration from two pioneering New Zealanders, Norman Gerald Nairn, who established the first cross-desert bus service between ... English goods from the Jaffa Road store, which were then a novelty in Mandate Palestine and Syria through his two companies Spinney's Ltd ...
Christianity In Palestine
... Palestinian Christians are Christians descended from the peoples of the geographical area of Palestine, that is within modern Israel, the Palestinian territories ... living within the borders of former Mandate Palestine ... According to official British Mandate estimates, Mandate Palestine’s Christian population in 1922 comprised 9.5% of the total population and 7.9% in 1946 ...
History Of The Arab–Israeli Conflict - Background - British Mandate (1920-1948)
... During the time of the British Mandate, the Balfour Declaration, signed in 1917, stated that the government of Great Britain supported the establishment of a "Jewish national home" in Palestine ... This exacerbated tensions between the Arabs living in Mandate Palestine and the Jews who emigrated there during the Ottoman period ... development of a Jewish National Homeland in Palestine and an Arab nation in a large part of the Middle East, though this event had little to no effect on the conflict ...
Mamilla Cemetery - History - Mandate Palestine Period
... Burials in the cemetery ceased early in the period of British rule over Mandate Palestine (1918–1948), following the 1927 decision by the Supreme Muslim Council, who oversaw the administration of ... the highest body in charge of Muslim community affairs in Mandate Palestine, authorized the disinterment ... A November 1945 article in The Palestine Post reported on plans of the Supreme Muslim Council (SMC) and the Government Town Planning Adviser to build a commercial center on cemetery grounds ...

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    His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.
    —A.J. (Arthur James)