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Today in Jewish History - May 2 / Nissan 24

1921 May 2, JAFFA (Eretz Israel)

Text of the Balfour Declaration
Arabs rioted, killing forty Jews and wounding two hundred others. The riots soon spread to Tel Aviv, Petah Tikva, Kfar Saba, Hadera, and Rehovot. Though casualties were "relatively" light, the British decided to immediately suspend Jewish immigration and appease the Arabs by "redefining" the borders of the Balfour Declaration.


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