The first large-scale assaults began on January 9, 1948, when approximately 1,000 Arabs attacked Jewish communities in northern Palestine.
People join to share ideas and discuss different issues.Her entire world was shaken up." "When I found out, completely by coincidence, that I was a Jew, I didn't know what to do," A. "I began to quietly learn about Judaism, and people told me that an organization called Yad L'achim could help me return to the Jewish people."I contacted Yad L'achim and decided to leave my village and start a new life. I light candles, I pray, and I'm very connected to Judaism.Violence in the Holy Land broke out almost immediately after the United Nations announced partition on November 29, 1947.Jamal Husseini, the Arab Higher Committee's spokesman, had told the UN prior to the partition vote that the Arabs would drench "the soil of our beloved country with the last drop of our blood..." Husseini's prediction began to come true after the UN announcement.