Avraham (Granot) Granovsky Is BornJune 18, 2019
Avraham (Granot) Granovsky, a signatory of the Israeli Declaration of Independence and Director-General of the Jewish National Fund, is born in Moldova.
Jewish Refugee Ship SS St. Louis Returns to EuropeJune 17, 2019
The SS St. Louis, a ship carrying Jewish refugees fleeing from Nazi Germany, returns to Europe after being refused entry into both Cuba and the United States.
Bronislaw Huberman Passes AwayJune 16, 2019
Known as one of the most cherished violinists of his generation, and one of the greatest Jewish musicians of all time, Bronislaw Huberman passed away at his home in Switzerland at the age of 64.
Moshe Sharett Updates Knesset on the Status of Israel’s FrontiersJune 15, 2019
In an address to the Knesset, Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett reconfirms Israel’s willingness to negotiate agreeable and sustainable terms of peace with its neighbors.
Netanyahu Speech Offers Points for a Demilitarized Palestinian StateJune 14, 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a thirty-minute foreign policy speech at Bar-Ilan University, offering details for a completely demilitarized Palestinian State.
Harari Proposal Passes, Ending Prospects for an Israeli ConstitutionJune 13, 2019
After more than a year of continued debate on the issue, the First Knesset adopts the “Harari Resolution,” which stipulated that the “constitution” of Israel would be composed of a series of Basic Laws approved by the Knesset.
Riots Against Jews in Tripoli Take PlaceJune 12, 2019
As a number of North African Arabs pass through Tripoli en route to join Arab armies in the 1948 War against Israel, a mob of rioters attacks the Jewish Quarter in Tripoli.
Emma Gotthiel Passes AwayJune 11, 2019
Emma Gottheil, one of the first and most important women in Zionist leaders, passes away at her New York home at the age of 85.
Invasion of the Golan Heights Takes PlaceJune 9, 2019
Israeli forces, under the command of Major General David Elazar, launch an offensive into the Syrian-controlled Golan Heights.
First El Al Flight Departs for London and New YorkJune 8, 2019
After several days of training and an official dedication by Prime Minister Golda Meir, the first El Al flight, using a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet, departs from Lod Airport for London and New York.
Magen David Adom Is FoundedJune 7, 2019
The idea of an emergency medical society such as Magen David Adom is revived in response to the 1929 Arab riots against Jewish settlements in Palestine.
Allied Army Invades EuropeJune 6, 2019
Over 325,000 Allied troops, led by General Dwight Eisenhower, land at Normandy and began their march across France. The Normandy invasions comprise the largest seaborne invasion in history.