|Anti-White Paper demonstration outside of Jerusalem's|
Yeshurun Synagogue. Also see here. Procession led by
Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog (in top hat). At least 9 Torah
scrolls are in the procession. May 18, 1939
The Arab militias had succeeded in killing hundreds of Jews and destroying Jewish villages, farms and businesses, but their biggest success was political.
|Another demonstration held outside|
of Jerusalem's Edsen cinema
The Arab terrorist militias succeeded in forcing a change in British policy toward Jewish immigration to Palestine and the establishment of a Jewish State as promised in the Balfour Declaration in 1917 and the British Peel Commission Report of 1937 which called for the partitioning of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states.
|Another Jerusalem protest held at the |
corner of King George and
Agrippas Streets, May 18, 1939
|Young women outside of a "recruiting|
office" during the protests against the
White Paper. The women on the right
are identified as "revisionists."
|Demonstration of women in Jerusalem|
on May 22, 1939 as they confront
a cordon of British police near the
King David Hotel