High Commissioner – Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope
Emir of Transjordan – Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
Prime Minister of Transjordan – Ibrahim Hashem
19 April – Twenty Jews are killed in riots following the funeral of two Jews murdered on 15 April in Jaffa.
19 April – The call for a general strike in Nablus marks the beginning of the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine against the British colonial rule and mass Jewish immigration.
23 April – With the commencement of the Arab revolt, the British authorities evacuate the Jewish community of Hebron as a precautionary measure to secure its members' safety, thus ending the Jewish presence of Hebron.
25 April – The Arab Higher Committee is established, on the initiative of the Mufti of Jerusalem Hajj Amin al-Husayni, to oppose British rule and Jewish claims in Palestine.
10 December – The founding of the moshav Tel Amal which was the first of the tower and stockade settlement.
The founding of the moshav Kfar Hittim
9 April – Ghassan Kanafani, Palestinian Arab writer, playwright and a leading member of the militant group PFLP (died 1972)
31 May – Zevulun Hammer, Israeli politician, minister and Deputy Prime Minister (died 1998)
14 June – Avraham Shochat, Israeli politician
19 July – Nahum Stelmach, Israeli footballer and manager (died 1999)
22 August – Nechama Hendel, Israeli singer, actress, guitarist and entertainer (died 1998)
17 November – Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (died 2005)
27 November – Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Israeli educator and politician (died 1994)
27 November – Zaid al-Rifai, former Jordanian Prime Minister
19 December – A. B. Yehoshua, Israeli novelist, essayist, and playwright
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Moshe Levi, Israeli Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (died 2008)
23 September - Meir Dizengoff (born 1861), Russian (Bessarabia)-born Zionist politician and the first mayor of Tel Aviv
1936 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia
Events in the year 1936 in the British Mandate of Palestine.