Hatti Sharif of Gulhane
Dictating all Jews live within Russian empire must live in certain area, Property restriction, trade limits, Reinforcing the intolerance of the past.
Naguib Azoury(1905) a maronite catholic, called for the separation of Arab provinces from Ottoman rule and predicted violent clashes b/w Arabs & Jews in Palestine for control of area, with neither side willing to compromise.
Representative of a powerful Palestinian family headed the society al-Nadi al-Arabi. was a Palestinian Arab nationalist and Muslim leader in the British Mandate of Palestine. leader of Palestinian Arab movement. Became head of Supreme Muslim Council and leader to preserve western wall under muslim control
1946 hotel is blown up, Landmark of colonial Jerusalem and British headquarters in Palestine. Irgun commander in chief announced responsibility for the attack. Initially British respond by an attempt to oppress.
By December 1947, the Hagana assumed the position where it would be responsible for protecting the communities interests. REgualr army, centralized command.
· April 1948. Irgun and the Stern Gang killed people, women and children. Arab radio. ·Widely believed in Arab communities this would be the tactic going forward and would happen repeatedly. · B/W March April and ay over 350,00 leave