The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (1890s-1947). By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY. The Middle East in 1914. Hussein-McMahon Letters, 1915.
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By: Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
The Middle East in 1914
Hussein-McMahon Letters, 1915
....Britain is prepared to recognize and uphold the independence of the Arabs in all regions lying within the frontiers proposed by the Sharif of Mecca....
Hussein ibn Ali,Sharif of Mecca
Sykes-Picot Agreement, 1916
The Arab Revolt: 1916-1918
The Allied Advance Against the Ottoman Turks
Br. GeneralEdmund Allenby
British Promise to the Jews: Balfour Declaration, 1917
His Majesty’s Government views with favor the establishment in Palestine of anational home for the Jewish people and will use their best endeavors 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…
Sir Arthur James BalfourBr. Foreign Secretary
Prince Faisal at Versailles, 1918
The League of Nations Mandates
“New” Countries & Ruling Families Emerge!
Treaty of Lausanne, 1923
Modern Turkey Is Born.
Mustafa Kemal “Ataturk”(1881-1938)
Ataturk’s Reform Program
Oil Discovered in Mesopotamia!
Oil Becomes the New International“Coin of the Realm!”
Rezah Khan (1877-1944)
Reforms in Iran
The Middle East Between the Wars
How did Britain’s actions in Palestine after 1918 lay the groundwork for the on-going conflict between the Jews and the Arabs in the Middle East today?
Palestine Was Part of the Ottoman Empire
Jews & Arabs in Palestine, 1920
The Arabs felt that they were loosing control of their “country!”
British Mandate in PalestineCreatedJuly, 1922
Jewish Settlements: The Kibbutz System
1929 Arab Riots
IZBAH AL-YAHUD! [“Slaughter All the Jews!”]
Palestine Arab Revolt: 1936-1939
The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Hussani, with Adolf Hitler.
The Peel Commission Partition Plan, 1937
British White Paper of 1939
The “Arab Legion” of theBritish Army During WW2
The “Jewish Brigade” of theBritish Army During WW2
Aliyah Bet : Illegal Jewish Immigration
Palestine Population in 1946
British “Detention” Campsin Cyprus : 1946-1948
Jewish “Freedom Fighters”(or “Terrorists”?)
Irgun Zvai Leumi[Natl. Military Org.]
Avraham Stern &The Stern Gang
U. N. Partition Plan of 1947