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1943 in Mandatory Palestine

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1943 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1943 in the British Mandate of Palestine.

Contents

Incumbents

  • High Commissioner – Sir Harold MacMichael
  • Emir of Transjordan – Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - Tawfik Abu al-Huda
  • Events

  • 18 February – World War II : The Polish Anders Army arrive in Palestine, where many Polish Jews, including Menachem Begin, desert to work on establishing a Jewish state in Palestine. This becomes known as the 'Anders Aliyah'.
  • 12 May – The founding of the kibbutz Gvulot.
  • 1 – 20 November Lehi members flee from the Latrun Detention Camp through a 70 meter long tunnel.
  • December – The founding of the kibbutz Yad Mordechai.
  • Notable births

  • 1 March – Benny Begin, Israeli geologist and politician
  • 30 April – Ze'ev Boim, Israeli politician and Knesset member (died 2011)
  • 30 April – Nechemya Cohen, Israeli army officer, the most decorated soldier in the history of the IDF (died 1967)
  • July – Tanya Reinhart, Israeli linguist and peace activist (died 2007)
  • 12 December – Hanan Porat, former Israeli politician (died 2011)
  • 18 December – Hanoch Levin, Israeli playwright, theater director, author and poet (died 1999)
  • Full date unknown
  • Mubarak Awad, Palestinian Arab, Arab-American psychologist and political activist
  • Notable deaths

  • 1 January – Arthur Ruppin (born 1876), German-born Zionist Palestinian Jewish leader
  • 14 October – Shaul Tchernichovsky (born 1875), Russian-born Palestinian Jewish Hebrew poet
  • References

    1943 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia


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