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By Mordechai Bar-On

Twelve Israeli historians and writers revisit the exterior and inner conflicts that experience characterised Israeli historical past to supply context, research, and classes for the long run.

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The situation demanded the use of military guards in many locations such as the railway workshops in Haifa, fuel depots in Jerusalem, the central post office, electric power stations, the broadcasting station in Ramalla, and the telephone center in Ramleh. The Arab Revolt 1936-1939: A Turning Point in the Struggle over Palestine 25 Even after the main activities were moved to the hills, Jaffa remained the hotbed of the rebels. Its old, narrow, and winding streets provided an excellent cover from which terrorists could emerge and to which they could escape.

5. To reopen the schools and permit the children to return to their studies. Ghareb Nashashibi, the head of the National Defense Party, delivered the group's response. He claimed that the riots broke out spontaneously, without any guiding hand, and that they expressed the anger of the masses against continued Jewish immigration. 7 On April 23, 1936, "National Committees" were established in several Arab towns in order to coordinate the strike. The larger national parties, afraid of losing control and as a token of national unity, founded the "Arab Supreme Committee" 24 A Never-Ending Conflict (ASC).

SECOND PHASE The second phase of the revolt started on November 11 with the arrival of the Royal Investigation Commission, led by Lord Peel, in Jerusalem. The next day a festive opening session was held in the Government House, in the presence of many civil and military dignitaries. The appointment writ was read in the three official languages and the high commissioner blessed the Commission and wished it success. " 20 While the Commission was working on its final report, the army sought to utilize the truce in order to prepare a wide operational infrastructure for a comprehensive struggle against guerrilla and terror tactics.

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