Timeline...

1929

1929

1929

February 9: Jabotinsky returns to Eretz Israel following mission in Europe. He moved to Jerusalem, working for "Yehuda" Insurance Company, as its representative in Eretz Israel.

1932

1932

1932

February 10: Nationalist students disturb lecture by Prof. Norman Bentwich at ceremony for Cathedra for International Peace. Fifteen students arrested, among them, Abba Ahimeir, Benzion Netanyahu.

1937

1937

1937

February 11: Jabotinsky testifies at Peel Commission, demanding Jewish National Home on both sides of Jordan River, and unlimited Jewish immigration. Accused British Rule of violating its commitment to Jewish People.

1939

1939

1939

February 1: "Paris Agreement"- Etzel actions in Eretz Israel and Diaspora coordinated. Eretz Israel actions merged with Betar; 'Shilton Betar' directing Diaspora activities. Aliyah 'Bet' center established.

1944

1944

1944

February 6: Etzel revolt declared. "To the Jewish People in Zion" published after government announces immigration restrictions; British ban Jews from entering their homeland at height of Holocaust.

1948

1948

1948

February 20: 12 Etzel and Lehi prisoners escape Central Prison, in Russian Compound, Jerusalem, through tunnel they dug from a cell. They left, disguised as sanitation workers.

1978

1978

1978

February 25: Amichai Paglin ("Gidi"), killed along with wife, Zippora, in traffic accident. Formerly Etzel Operations Officer and advisor to Prime Minister Menachem Begin on war on terror.

1980

1980

1980

February 25: Dr. Eliyahu Ben-Elissar, Israel's first ambassador in Egypt, submits his credentials to President Sadat. Concurrently, Egyptian ambassador in Israel submits his credentials President Yitzhak Navon.

1991

1991

1991

February 1: Dr. Herzl Rosenblum dies, former Yediyot Aharonot editor member of Provisional Government Council, on behalf of Union of Zionist Revisionists and signatory of Israel's Declaration of Independence.