Violent conflicts involving the Yishuv

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Prior to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the Yishuv was involved in several armed conflicts as part of the Arab-Israeli conflict:

Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Combatant 3 Results
1920 Nebi Musa riots - Arab rioters incited by several leaders United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine Creation of the Haganah
1921 Jaffa riots - Arab rioters United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine Haycraft Commission of Inquiry, Churchill White Paper
1929 Hebron–Safed riots Betar1.jpg Betar[1]
Haganah
Arab rioters incited by Mohammad Amin al-Husayni, Supreme Muslim Council United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine Radicalization of both Jewish and Arab communities in Palestine, Shaw Report, Hope Simpson Royal Commission, Passfield white paper
1933 Palestine riots - Arab rioters United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine The British police forces successfully dispersed the rioters.
1936-1939 Arab revolt Haganah
Irgun
Arab rioters incited by Palestinian Arab leaders United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine Revolt suppressed, creation of the Irgun, White Paper of 1939 which seriously limited Jewish immigration and Jewish purchase of lands in Palestine
1947–1948 Civil War Haganah
Palmach
Irgun
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Foreign Volunteers
State of Palestine Army of the Holy War
Arab League Arab Liberation Army
United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine 1948 Palestinian exodus and Israeli Declaration of Independence which led to the start of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War
1944–1947 Jewish insurgency Haganah
Palmach
Irgun
Lehi.jpg Lehi
United Kingdom United Kingdom military forces in Palestine British withdrawal and independence of Israel

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