The Hebrew word for going up or ascending that is used to designate the various waves of Jewish immigrants to Palestine.
Auschwitz / Birkenau
The 20,000 acres of Polish farmland cleared, fenced in and covered with crude housing for Jews and other populations the Germans want to eliminate from across Europe.
The Balfour Declaration
A letter dated Nov. 2, 1917, written by the British Foreign Minister to Jewish philanthropist Lord Rothschild declaring his government is in favor of and will work for establishing in Palestine a national homeland for the Jewish people.
The region of bay midway between Famagusta and Salamis on Cyprus that has been turned into a massive British detainment camp for Jews captured trying to enter Palestine without permission.
Committee of Imperial Defense (CID)
The British military agency charged with maintaining the status quo in rebellious colonies in the aftermath of World War II.
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