A British soldier at the Haifa docks guarding Jews barred from entering Eretz Israel
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Between 1933-1948 over 110,000 Jews "illegally" immigrated to Palestine under the British Mandate in the wave known as Aliyah Bet! Picture: July 15, 1945 - Survivors from Buchenwald arrive in Haifa and are arrested by the British.
Rachel's Tomb (circa 1910) Note the camels and carriages. (Oregon State University Archives)
Western Wall, circa 1920
Exodus 1947 in the port of Haifa. The ship is damaged by the prows of the British destroyers.
On this day in 1939, Jews protested in Jerusalem, shouting "Save our children and our parents!" and demanding that Britain allow persecuted Jews in Germany to enter. Israel, 1939
The Jewish refugee ship "Pan-York," carrying new citizens to the recently established state of Israel, docks at Haifa. The ship sailed from southern Europe to Israel, via Cyprus. Haifa, Israel, July 9, 1948. — National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
May 15, 1948 British Mandate ends - British quit Palestine.