• Reference
      GB 133 GDN/145/38/66-84
  • Dates of Creation
      24 May-14 Jul 1938
  • Language of Material
      Includes one piece in German .
  • Physical Description
      19 pieces

Scope and Content

The file contains reports and correspondence concerning plans for continued Jewish settlement in Palestine and the establishment of a Jewish state, including the settlement of the Alonim group of immigrant youths, the potential establishment of a Jewish settlement at Galilee, the prospective treatment of the Arab minority in the Jewish state, and British defence plans. There are also demographic reports estimating the number of Jews in Palestine and the number of Jews who were trained craftsmen or soldiers. There are also minutes of various meetings between the Palestine Parition Commission and the Jewish Agency for Palestine to discuss potential borders and policies of a Jewish state.