Haganah


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the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948

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Zionist ties to the Nazis carried on into 1937 when Eichmann visited Palestine accompanied by Haganah official, Feivel Polkes.
In fact, a few weeks after this tragic events, then man responsible for the Haganah (future Israeli military), David Ben Gurion, became Israel's first Prime Minister.
In 1945, two years before the war broke out, Ayalon and a group of her friends from her Zionist youth group were enlisted into the pre-state Haganah militia for a secret mission.
While studying for the rabbinate in the mid-1940s, he lived in Jerusalem and joined the Jewish underground army known as the Haganah.
Israeli sources on Monday claimed that a Palestinian citizen stabbed an Israeli militant in at the Derech Haganah Street Bridge near train station in Tel Aviv.
FORMER SNIPER WITH THE ISRAELI HAGANAH, AT THIS YEAR'S WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER RENAISSANCE LUNCHEON
And yes, Arab and Jew had lived peaceably together for at least 2,000 years - that is, until 1947 when Zionist terrorist groups such as the Haganah and Irgun, rejected a twostate solution and led a reign of terror against unarmed Palestinians, occupying their portion of land.
The end result of the uprising was that the British Mandate government, on orders from the Colonial Office in London, began to give crucial support to pre-state Jewish militias like the Haganah and lobby even harder to ensure that the Balfour Declaration became a reality.
The Irgun and Stern Zionist gangs complemented the work of the Haganah, leaving their most memorable mark in the small village of Deir Yassin, three miles away from Castal.
Born in British-mandate Palestine on February 26, 1928, to immigrants from Belarus, Sharon was just 17 when he joined the Haganah, the militia that fought in the 1948 war of independence and eventually became the Israeli army.
After joining the Jewish paramilitary group Haganah in his teens, Ariel Sharon became an infantry leader in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) aged 20.
Born in British-mandate Palestine on February 26, 1928, to parents from Belarus, Sharon was just 17 when he joined the Haganah, the pre-state militia that fought in the 1948 war of independence and eventually became the Israeli army.
Six years on, Odette, who lives in Cwmbach with children Matthew, 24, a dietician at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, and daughter Haganah, 18, a student, says the family still feel comforted knowing Paul's death helped others.
NNA - Former Prime Minister Sd Hariri issued the following statement: "No words can describe the massacre inflicted by Bashar Assad's forces on hundreds of children, women and innocent Syrian civilians in the (Al-Ghouta) suburb of Damascus, except that it is worse than what a human mind can produce, like other horrible massacres in Human history, since the days of Hulagu and Hitler, the massacres of Rwanda, Burundi and Bosnia, to the massacres of the Haganah in Palestine and Sabra and Shatila.
As a youngster, he had practiced taekwondo beginning at age 6, and turned to Haganah to find something that could be applicable for use in real life.