July

1927

1927

1927

July 17: Betar Marine Company established in Tel Aviv, initiated by Emanuel Tovim, Haim Leibowitz, Arie Bayevsky and Shmuel Halevi, and under command of Shlomo Pardes.

1931

1931

1931

June 30 – July 17: 17th Zionist Congress in Basel. Hatzohar proposes: Zionist Movement's ultimate goal to establish a Jewish state, with Jewish majority on both sides of Jordan River. Proposal rejected. Jabotinsky resigns.

1937

1937

1937

July 7: Peel Commission recommendations: partitioning western Eretz Israel into two states, Arab and Jewish. Jerusalem and corridor until airport (Lod) and sea (Haifa) remaining in British hands.

1938

1938

1938

July 10: Zeev Jabotinsky and Hagana representative Eliyahu Golomb meet in London, with intent to resolve differences between Etzel and the Hagana. Meeting concludes without any agreement.

1946

1946

1946

July 22: Etzel bombs British Military Headquarters, southern wing of King David Hotel, Jerusalem, acting within framework of "Jewish Revolt Movement". 91 persons killed (42 Arabs, 25 British, 17 Jews and others).

1947

1947

1947

July 29: Etzel Fighters Yaakov Weiss, Avshalom Haviv and Meir Nakar hanged in Acre. The three caught during prison break-in. Two British sergeants executed in response, the last hangings in Eretz Israel.

1964

1964

1964

July 9: Remains of Zeev and Joanna Jabotinsky reburied on Mount Herzl, Jerusalem, according to instruction from Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, and Jabotinsky's will, expressed in 1935.

1965

1965

1965

July 25: Blue-White Faction merges with Liberal Workers Union and contends in elections to Histadrut Congress for first time, September 19, 1965. Joint faction wins 15.2% of votes.

1976

1976

1976

July 4: IDF action 'Operation Entebbe' frees Air France flight hostages. Operation commander, Yonatan Netanyahu, killed in action, son of Prof. Benzion Netanyahu and brother of current Prime Minister.