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1925 in Mandatory Palestine

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1925 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1925 in the British Mandate of Palestine.



  • High Commissioner - Sir Herbert Louis Samuel until 30 June; Herbert Onslow Plumer
  • Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - 'Ali Rida Basha al-Rikabi
  • Events

  • 6 February - The official opening ceremony of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
  • 1 April - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem campus on Mount Scopus is opened at a gala ceremony attended by the leaders of the Jewish world, distinguished scholars and public figures, and British dignitaries, including the Earl of Balfour, Viscount Allenby and Sir Herbert Samuel.
  • 1 May - The founding of the kibbutz Givat HaShlosha by group of Jewish immigrants from Poland.
  • 1 June - The first edition of the Hebrew-language daily newspaper "Davar" is published under the name Davar - Iton Poalei Eretz Yisrael (lit. Davar - Newspaper of Eretz Yisrael Workers).
  • 6 December - Second Assembly of Jewish Representatives elected.
  • Unknown dates

  • The founding of the moshav Ramatayim, one of the four original communities of Jewish agriculturalists that combined in 1964 to form Hod Hasharon.
  • Notable births

  • 6 January - Uzi Narkiss, distinguished Israeli nuclear physicist (died 1997).
  • 10 March - Mordechai Alkahi, Irgun member and one of the Olei Hagardom (died 1947).
  • 9 April - Kamal Nasser, Palestinian Arab politician, PLO leader, writer and poet (died 1973).
  • 14 May - Yuval Ne'eman, Israeli physicist and politician (died 2006).
  • 25 May - Moshe Gidron, Israeli military officer, major general in the IDF (died 2009).
  • 7 June - Reuven Shefer, Israeli actor (died 2011).
  • 24 December - Yafa Yarkoni, Israeli singer.
  • 25 December - Geulah Cohen, former Israeli politician and journalist.
  • Full date unknown
  • Walid Khalidi, Palestinian Arab historian who has written extensively on the Palestinian exodus.
  • References

    1925 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia

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