January 29: Hazit HaAm newspaper published in Jerusalem, edited by Dr. Abba Ahimeir and Dr. Yehoshua Heschel Yeivin. Newspaper gave expression to Brit Hatzohar maximalist stream in Eretz Israel.
January 5: Betar member Simha Paloshnitzky commits suicide after his request for an immigration 'certificate' was denied. In response, Jabotinsky composes his poem 'She is All Mine'.
January 2: Yosef Katznelson dies in Warsaw, at age 44. Among Revisionist Movement and Betar leaders, 'Brit HaBirionim' founders, first Etzel members and Jabotinsky Movement illegal immigration activists.
January 18: Lehi members Eliyahu Beit Tzuri and Eliyahu Hakim sentenced to death in Cairo, for assassination of Lord Moyne, British Minister for Middle Eastern Affairs.
January 5: The 'Haganah' bombs "Semiramis" Hotel in Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem. Later clarified that hotel did not serve as headquarters for Arab gangs.
January 18: Ramat Raziel settlement established by Etzel veterans, in Jerusalem Corridor, named for Etzel commander David Raziel. Currently some 700 people live in the settlement.
January 10: 'Egoz' illegal immigration ship sinks in Mediterranean Sea, with 44 'olim' leaving Morocco, despite ban on Jews exiting the country. Remains transferred to Israel for burial on Mount Herzl.
January 2: Knesset approves Bader – Ofer Law. Bader, (Gahal) and Ofer, (Labor) reach agreement on distributing excess votes in elections. Law grants advantage in distribution to the two large factions.
January 7: Yamit Settlement and Sinai residents removed, following signing of Peace Agreement with Egypt. Government under Likud administration agrees to pay 1.4 billion shekels remuneration to evacuees.