Ze'ev Jabotinsky

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Ze'ev Jabotinsky

Revisionist Zionist leader, author, orator, soldier, and founder of the Jewish Self-Defense Organization in Odessa add

Category: Politics

Born in 1880.

Countries: Palestine (38%), Israel (23%), Poland (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: British Army, Levi Eshkol, David Ben-Gurion

Linked to: University of Rome La Sapienza, British Army, Jews, Likud

 

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Ze'ev Jabotinsky was born in 1880 add something


1903

After the Kishinev pogrom of 1903, Jabotinsky joined the Zionist movement, where he soon became known as a powerful speaker and an influential leader add something


1904

After Herzl's death in 1904 he became the leader of the right-wing Zionists add something


1906

In 1906 he was one of the chief speakers at the Russian Zionist Helsingfors Conference in Helsinki , which called upon the Jews of Europe to engage in "Gegenwartsarbeit" and to join together to demand autonomy for the ethnic minorities in Russia add something


1909

In 1909 he fiercely criticized leading members of the Russian Jewish community for participating in ceremonies marking the centennial of the Russian writer Nikolai Gogol add something


1915

Russo-Japanese War - In 1915, together with Joseph Trumpeldor, a one-armed veteran of the Russo-Japanese War, he created the Zion Mule Corps, which consisted of several hundred Jewish men, mainly Russians, who had been exiled from Palestine by the Turks and had settled in Egypt add something


1917

As an officer in the 38th Royal Fusiliers, Jabotinsky fought with General Allenby in 1917, and was decorated with the MBE for heading the first company to cross the River Jordan into Palestine add something

 

In 1917, the government agreed to establish three Jewish Battalions, initiating the Jewish Legion add something


1918

Jabotinsky soldiered in the Jordan Valley in 1918 and was decorated for bravery add something


1919

After Ze'ev Jabotinsky was discharged from the British Army in September 1919, he openly trained Jews in warfare and the use of small arms add something


1920

In 1920, Jabotinsky was elected to the first Assembly of Representatives in Palestine add something


1930

During the 1930s, Jabotinsky was deeply concerned with the situation of the Jewish community in Eastern Europe, particularly Poland add something

 

In 1930, while Jabotinsky was visiting South Africa, he was informed by the British Colonial Office that he would not be allowed to return to Palestine add something


1934

In 1934 Jabotinsky and the Revisionist Zionist movement set up the Betar Naval Academy in Mussolini's Italy, which operated until 1938 add something


1936

In 1936, Jabotinsky prepared the so-called 'evacuation plan', which called for the evacuation of the entire Jewish population of Poland, Hungary and Romania to Palestine add something


1938

Two years later, in 1938, Jabotinsky stated in a speech that Polish Jews 'were living on the edge of the volcano' and warned that a wave of bloody super-pogroms would be happening in Poland sometime in the near future add something


Ze'ev Jabotinsky died in 1940 add something

 

Jabotinsky died of a heart attack in New York, on 4 August 1940, while visiting a Jewish self-defense camp run by Betar add something


1964

Initially, after the State of Israel was established, the governments headed by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion did not make such a decision, but in 1964, shortly after becoming Prime Minister, Levi Eshkol ordered the reinterment of Jabotinsky and his wife in Jerusalem at Mount Herzl Cemetery add something


2008

On 11 August 2008, left wing Israeli Education Minister Yuli Tamir announced plans to remove Jabotinsky's name from a list of terms students are required to learn, creating an uproar add something