British Mandate of Palestine #67 (1927)

Mandatory Palestine (فلسطين‎‎ — Filasṭīn in Arabic, פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א”י‎ — Pālēśtīnā (EY) in Hebrew, where “EY” indicates “Eretz Yisrael”, Land of Israel) was a geopolitical entity under British administration, carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria after World War I. The British civil administration in Palestine operated from 1920 until 1948. During its existence the territory was known simply as Palestine, but, in later years, a variety of … Continue reading British Mandate of Palestine #67 (1927)