The Arabs of Palestine, divided, badly led, and reliant on the regular armies of the Arab states, became demoralized, and their efforts to prevent partition collapsed. Mark has lived in Greece and Germany and traveled through Egypt. Bible Explanations. Although Transjordan—i.
Gradually, however, the Chalcedonian doctrine gained ground, and Palestine became a stronghold of orthodoxy. Building a Jewish Army. They remained unassimilated and were generating a new sense of identity based on a pan-Arabism inspired by Nasser, the cultivated memory of a lost paradise Palestine , and an emerging pan-Islamic movement.
The century and a half of Greek rule had Hellenized much of the upper class of Jerusalem, and some of the characteristic features of Greek city life—such as the ephebic institute , for the training of young men, and the gymnasia—had been established on the initiative of this section of the ruling class, which was able to accept a less radical observance of Judaism and combine it with loyalty to the throne.
All of Palestine then lay open to the invaders. Thus Palestinians entered a new stage of the struggle for nationhood. The dynasty of Omri ended amid torrents of blood c.
You can also follow us on Youtube! Subsequent histories of the region have relied heavily on biblical narrative. In July 1922 the Council of the League of Nations approved the mandate instrument for Palestine, including its preamble incorporating the Balfour Declaration and stressing the Jewish historical connection with Palestine.
He replaced the shrines of the Jewish Temple and the Sepulchre of Christ in Jerusalem with temples to pagan deities. A large number of Jewish exiles in Babylonia returned to Jerusalem, and work on the Second Temple was begun.Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?
In May 1942, at a Zionist conference held at the Biltmore Hotel in New York City , Ben-Gurion gained support for a program demanding unrestricted immigration, a Jewish army, and the establishment of Palestine as a Jewish commonwealth.
Civil war spread, and external intervention increased as the disintegration of the British administration progressed. The Jewish Agency came to be controlled by a group called the Labour Zionists, who, for the most part, believed in cooperation with the British and Arabs, but another group, the Revisionist Zionists, founded in 1925 and led by Vladimir Jabotinsky , fully realized that their goal of a Jewish state in all of Palestine i.
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