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Operation Maccabi
Decisive Jordanian victory Jordan
Jordan
captures East Jerusalem, including the Old City BELLIGERENTS Israel
Israel
(IDF ) Transjordan (J
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Abd Al-Qadir Al-Husayni
ABD AL-QADIR AL-HUSAYNI (Arabic : عبد القادر الحسيني‎, also spelled ABD AL-QADER AL-HUSSEINI) (1907 – 8 April 1948) was a Palestinian Arab nationalist and fighter who in late 1933 founded the secret militant group known as the Organization for Holy Struggle (Munathamat al-Jihad al-Muqaddas), which he and Hasan Salama commanded as the Army of the Holy War (Jaysh al-Jihad al-Muqaddas) during the 1936–39 Arab revolt and during the 1948 war . CONTENTS * 1 Family and early nationalist career * 2 Battle of al-Qastal * 3 See also * 4 Footnotes * 5 References * 6 External links FAMILY AND EARLY NATIONALIST CAREER Abd al-Qadir's wedding photograph, 1934 Husayni was born to the influential al-Husayni family of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
, son of Musa al-Husayni and the nephew of Amin al-Husayni
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Holy War Army
before 26 May 1948 :* Yishuv
Yishuv
* Haganah
Haganah
* Palmach
Palmach
* Irgun
Irgun
* Lehi After 26 May 1948 :* Israel
Israel
* IDF BATTLES AND WARS 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine 1948 Arab–Israeli War
1948 Arab–Israeli War
* Battle of Al Qastal * Siege of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
The ARMY OF THE HOLY WAR or HOLY WAR ARMY (Arabic : جيش الجهاد المقدس; Jaysh al-Jihad al-Muqaddas) was a Palestinian Arab irregular force in the 1947-48 Palestinian civil war led by Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni
Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni
and Hasan Salama . The force has been described as Husayni's "personal" army
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Tel Aviv
TEL AVIV (Hebrew : תֵּל אָבִיב-יָפוֹ‎, , Arabic : تل أَبيب-يافا‎‎) is a major city in Israel
Israel
, located on the country\'s Mediterranean coastline . It is the financial center and the technology hub of Israel
Israel
, with a population of 432,892, making it Israel's second-largest city. Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
is the largest city in the Gush Dan region of Israel. Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
is also a focal point in the high-tech concentration known as the Silicon Wadi . Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
is governed by the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality , headed by Ron Huldai , and is home to many foreign embassies . Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
is a global city and is the 32nd most important financial center in the world
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Al-Qastal, Jerusalem
AL-QASTAL ("Kastel", Arabic : القسطل‎) was a Palestinian village located eight kilometers west of Jerusalem named for a Crusader castle located on the hilltop. Used as a military base by the Army of the Holy War , the village was captured by the Palmach in the lead up to the Arab-Israeli War and depopulated of its residents. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Crusader period * 1.2 Ottoman period * 1.3 British Mandate period * 1.4 1948, aftermath * 1.5 Gallery * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 Bibliography * 5 External links HISTORYCRUSADER PERIODA Crusader castle called Belveer or Beauverium was built there around 1168 CE. It is listed among the castles destroyed by Sultan al-Adil I in 1191–2 CE. No trace remains today of the castle
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United Nations Partition Plan For Palestine
The UNITED NATIONS PARTITION PLAN FOR PALESTINE was a proposal by the United Nations
United Nations
, which recommended a partition of Mandatory Palestine at the end of the British Mandate . On 29 November 1947, the UN General Assembly adopted the Plan as Resolution 181(II). The resolution recommended the creation of independent Arab and Jewish States and a Special
Special
International Regime for the city of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
. The Partition Plan, a four-part document attached to the resolution, provided for the termination of the Mandate, the progressive withdrawal of British armed forces and the delineation of boundaries between the two States and Jerusalem. Part I of the Plan stipulated that the Mandate would be terminated as soon as possible and the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
would withdraw no later than 1 August 1948
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1948 Arab-Israeli War
ISRAEL -------------------------BEFORE 26 MAY 1948: * Haganah * Palmach
Palmach
* Irgun * Lehi -------------------------AFTER 26 MAY 1948: Israel
Israel
Defense Forces * Minorities Unit ------------------------- FOREIGN VOLUNTEERS: Mahal Arab League
Arab League
* Egypt
Egypt
* Jordan
Jordan
* Iraq
Iraq
* Syria
Syria
* Lebanon
Lebanon
( Lebanon
Lebanon
had decided to not participate in the war and only took part in the battle of al-Malikiya on 5–6 June 1948
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Holocaust
The HOLOCAUST, also referred to as the SHOAH, was a genocide in which some six million European Jews
Jews
were killed by Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
's Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
, and the World War II
World War II
collaborators with the Nazis. The victims included 1.5 million children , and constituted about two-thirds of the nine million Jews
Jews
who had previously resided in Continental Europe
Continental Europe
. A broader definition of the Holocaust includes non-Jewish victims, such as the Romani , Poles
Poles
, members of other Slavic ethnic groups , and Aktion T4 patients who were killed because they were mentally and physically disabled
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Berihah
BRICHA (Hebrew : בריחה‎, translit. Briẖa, "escape" or "flight") was the underground organized effort that helped Jewish Holocaust survivors escape post–World War II Europe to the British Mandate for Palestine in violation of the White Paper of 1939 . It ended when Israel declared independence and annulled the White Paper. July 15, 1945. Buchenwald survivors arrive in Haifa to be arrested by the British. The movement of Jewish refugees from the Displaced Persons camp in which they were held (one million persons classified as "not repatriable" remained in Germany and Austria ) to Palestine was illegal on both sides, as Jews were not officially allowed to leave the countries of Central and Eastern Europe by the Soviet Union and its allies, nor were they permitted to settle in Palestine by the British
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Israeli War Of Independence
1949 Armistice Agreements
1949 Armistice Agreements
: * Establishment of the State of Israel
State of Israel
beyond the borders proposed by the Partition Plan * Establishment of
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1947–1948 Civil War In Mandatory Palestine
Jews of Palestine * Haganah
Haganah
* Palmach
Palmach
* Irgun
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Arab League
The ARAB LEAGUE ( Arabic
Arabic
: الجامعة العربية‎‎ al-Jāmiʻah al-ʻArabīyah), formally the LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES ( Arabic
Arabic
: جامعة الدول العربية‎‎ Jāmiʻat ad-Duwal al-ʻArabīyah), is a regional organization of Arab
Arab
countries in and around North Africa
North Africa
, the Horn of Africa
Horn of Africa
and Arabia
Arabia

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Arab Liberation Army
before 26 May 1948: * Yishuv
Yishuv
(Later State of Israel
State of Israel
) * Haganah
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Valley Of Ayalon
AYALON VALLEY (also AJALON; Hebrew : אַיָּלוֹן‎ or איילון‎) was a place in the lowland of Shephelah in the ancient Land of Israel , identified in the 1800s as Yalo at the foot of the Bethoron pass, a Palestinian Arab village located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) southeast of Ramla in the West Bank but destroyed in 1967. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Joshua\'s battle * 1.2 Tribe of Dan * 1.3 Identification * 1.4 State of Israel * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 Bibliography HISTORYThe Tell el-Amarna letters , written during the last twelve years of Pharaoh Akhenaten and the first regnal year of Tutankhamun (14th century BCE), Abdi-Heba speaks of the destruction of the "city of Ajalon" by the invaders, and describes himself as "afflicted, greatly afflicted" by the calamities that had come on the land, urging the king of Egypt to hasten to his help
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Bab Al-Wad
SHA\'AR HAGAI (Hebrew : שער הגיא‎) in Hebrew, or BAB AL-WAD in Arabic (Hebrew : באב אל-ואד‎, Arabic : باب الواد‎‎ or باب الوادي), lit. Gate of the Valley in both languages, is a point on the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway , 23 km from Jerusalem , where the road begins to ascend through a deep valley flanked by steep rocky slopes, named in Arabic Wadi Ali. CONTENTS * 1 Late Ottoman period * 2 1947–1948 war * 3 After 1967 * 4 War memorials * 5 Song * 6 References * 7 External links LATE OTTOMAN PERIODThe Jaffa–Jerusalem road was initially made accessible for wheeled vehicles by the Ottomans in 1867 and since then served as the main highway to Jerusalem, favoured over more topographically convenient routes such as Route 443 , known since biblical times as the Ascent of Beth-Horon
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