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24 April - The football team "Hapoel Haifa" is established, the first football team to belong to the "Hapoel" sport association.
17 October - The HaNoar HaOved ("The Working Youth") movement is founded by Palestinian Jewish youth working to defend their rights. The name of the movement was changed in 1959 to "HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed" ("The Working and Studying Youth").
13 December - The founding of Herzliya, initially a semi-cooperative farming community (moshava), near the central Mediterranean coast of the country.
Collective Responsibility Ordenance issued giving powers of collective punishment in rural areas. Introduced to combat feuding between communities. The powers included application of fines and demolition of houses.