14 August - A 6,000-strong protest meeting in Tel Aviv organised by the World Federation of Hebrew Youth addressed by Revisionists and religious Zionists from Mizrachi adopts four resolutions and calls on the Chief Rabbinate and Klausner's Committee to continue the political struggle for the Western Wall.
14 August - In the evening, Klausner and a Mizrachi representative address a meeting of several thousand at the Yeshrun synagogue in Jerusalem after which the congregation walks to the Western Wall.
16 August – Tensions are raised in Jerusalem by a 2,000-strong Muslim counter-demonstration after Friday prayers during which youths chase Jewish worshippers from the Western Wall and burn prayer petitions and books.
17 August – A Jewish youth, Avraham Mizrahi, is killed during a minor dispute and an Arab youth picked at random is stabbed in retaliation.
23 August – 1929 Palestine riots: The 1929 Palestine riots break out following months of tension over the Western Wall, a large violent mob of Arabs, armed with knives, stormed out of the Damascus Gate and attacked the Jewish neighborhoods located outside the gate. 19 Jews are killed, a synagogue and other houses are destroyed and burned.
23–24 August – 1929 Palestine riots: In the 1929 Hebron massacre, Arab rioters massacre 67 Jews and wound 60 others; 435 Jews survive by virtue of the shelter and assistance offered them by their Arab neighbours, who hid them.