Six Centuries of Jewish Happenings: 20th Century

World War I really set the stage for the rise of the Nazi party. After the Germans lost, once again the Jews made for a very easy scapegoat for the countries misfortunes. 

Anti-Defmation League founding by B'nai B'rith as a result of the Frank case

Henry Ford was a very antisemitic piece of shit. 

And once again, Jews were used as scapegoats...this time for the stock market crash of 1929

Balfour Declaration of 1917 

British did not honor the Balfour Declaration or the Peel Commission report. Furthermore, they then began limiting Jewish immigration knowing full well what was going on with the Nazis. This essentially prevented millions of lives from being saved. 

Hitler comes to power 1933

Kristallnacht, the first major event of Nazi violence against Jews 1938

1939 World War II begins

1941 Germany invaded the Soviet Union which violated the non-aggression pact between Hitler and Stalin. Hitler began executing mass numbers of Jews who resided there immediately

1942 final solution 

The Jewish Agency headed by David Ben-Gurion in Israel

The Irgun, headed by Menahem Begin 

1945 WWII ends

1948 State of Israel declared

1948 War of Independence

1956 Suez Crisis

1964 PLO founded

1967 Six Day War

1973 Yom Kippur War

1982 Lebanon War

1987 First Intifada