Girish Mahajan

1922 in Mandatory Palestine

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1922 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1922 in the British Mandate of Palestine.



  • High Commissioner - Sir Herbert Louis Samuel
  • Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - Mazhar Raslan until 10 March; 'Ali Rida Basha al-Rikabi
  • Events

  • 2 April - The founding of the agricultural settlement Giv'atayim by a group of 22 Second Aliyah pioneers led by David Schneiderman.
  • 2 April - The founding of the agricultural settlement "Ahuza A – New York" (which was later renamed Ra'anana), named after the founding company.
  • 3 June - The Churchill White Paper ts published endorsing the Balfour Declaration.
  • 24 July - The Mandate for Palestine, a legal instrument for the administration of Palestine, is formally confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations.
  • 22 August - Fifth Palestine Arab Congress held in Nablus.
  • 4 November - The founding of the kibbutz Beit Alfa by Hashomer Hatzair volunteers.
  • 5 December - The Jewish Agency for Israel is established.
  • Notable births

  • 28 January - Emile Habibi, Israeli Arab writer and politician (died 1996).
  • 24 February - Pnina Salzman, Israeli pianist (died 2006).
  • 1 March - Yitzhak Rabin, Fifth Prime Minister of Israel, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (assassinated in 1995).
  • 11 May - Tawfik Toubi, Israeli Arab communist politician (died 2011).
  • Notable deaths

  • 16 December - Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (born 1858), Russian (Belarus)-born Jewish lexicographer and newspaper editor, the driving spirit behind the revival of the Hebrew language in the modern era.
  • References

    1922 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia

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