Girish Mahajan

1932 in Mandatory Palestine

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1932 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1932 in the British Mandate of Palestine.

Contents

Incumbents

  • High Commissioner - Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope
  • Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - Abdallah Sarraj
  • Events

  • According to official statistics there were 9,555 Jewish immigrants during 1932.
  • 28 March - The 1932 Maccabiah Games, the first Maccabiah Games ever held, are opened in Tel Aviv.
  • 19 July - The founding of the moshav Avihayil on a waste stretch of sand dunes, land owned by the Jewish National Fund.
  • 13 August - Independence Party (Palestine) established.
  • 1 December - The Palestine Post (now The Jerusalem Post) is published for the first time.
  • Unknown dates

  • The founding of kibbutz Ma'abarot by Romanian Jews affiliated with the Hashomer Hatzair movement.
  • The founding of kibbutz Afikim by Russian Jews affiliated with the Hashomer Hatzair movement.
  • The founding of the moshav Tel-Tzur by The Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium teachers led by Haim Boger. The moshav was later on merged with Even Yehuda.
  • The founding of the moshav Beer Ganim by former employees of the Dead Sea Works company. The moshav was later on merged with Even Yehuda.
  • The founding of the moshav Ramat Tyomkin. The moshav merged with Netanya in 1948.
  • The founding of the moshav Neta'im by residents of other moshavim as part of the Settlement of the Thousand plan.
  • The founding of the moshav Ganei Am by immigrants from Germany who were members of the HaOved HaTzioni group.
  • The founding of the moshava Even Yehuda by the "Bne Binyamin" association on the lands acquired by the philanthropist Samuel S. Bloom.
  • The founding of the kibbutz Givat Haim by Jewish European immigrants .
  • Notable births

  • 12 January - Itzik Kol, Israeli film producer (died 2007).
  • 13 January - Shafiq al-Hout, Palestinian Arab politician and writer, co-founder of the PLO (died 2009).
  • 22 February - Zvi Ofer, Israeli soldier, former military governor of Nablus (died 1968).
  • 9 July - Amitzur Shapira, Israeli athletics coach, murdered at the Munich Olympics (died 1972).
  • 9 October - Dvora Omer, Israeli author.
  • 5 November - Yossi Banai, Israeli performer, singer, actor, and dramatist (died 2006).
  • Full date unknown
  • Eli Hurvitz, Israeli industrialist, former Chairman and CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (died 2011).
  • References

    1932 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia


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