Beersheba

  • Defense of Negev Discussed at Conference in Beersheba; Premier Attends Discussions

    Problems of security for the Negev were discussed here today at a conference attended by Premier David Ben Gurion. Delegates representing the Negev settlers were assured by the Premier that the Israel Government “will not forget the natural defenses of the area.” At the same time, he urged the settlers to maintain constant readiness in… More ▸

  • Roosevelt Speaks of a Palestine “from Dan to Beersheba” in Message to Hadassah

    Emphasising the necessity “to repel the wave of degenerate barbarity which has temporarily engulfed so many countries,” President Roosevelt, in a message to the 27th Hadassah convention opening here tomorrow praised the Hadassah record of humanitarian endeavor and expressed the belief that “the women of Hadassah, in addition to their devoted service in the physical… More ▸

  • Allies Must Recognize ‘dan to Beersheba’ Jewish State, Jabotinsky Holds

    The Allies will have to recognize a Jewish State “from Dan to Beersheba and on both sides of the Jordan,” it was declared here last night by Vladimir Jabotinsky, head of the New Zionist Organization. Addressing a memorial meeting at the Anglo-Palestine Club for Solomon Jacobi, Revisionist leader who died in Paris last month, the… More ▸

  • Vital Beersheba-Akaba Highway Completed

    A strategic highway between Beersheba, in southern Palestine, and Akaba, on the Red Sea, has been completed. It gives Great Britain an alternative to the Suez Canal as a route from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. More ▸

  • Report Jewish Settlers Barred in Beersheba

    El Liwaa, Arab daily, reported today that the Gaza police, on instructions from Jerusalem, had refused to permit the settling of a number of Jewish families in Beersheba, forcing them to return to Jerusalem. The report aroused interest because under restrictions on close settlement of land contemplated by the Government, the Beersheba section was to… More ▸

  • Bedouin Chieftains Meet at Beersheba, in April

    A meeting of Bedouin tribes from Transjordania, Sinai and Southern Palestine will be field at Beersheba in April, according to a report to the “Morning Post” from Port Said. The meeting will be attended by Emir Sharqa, a brother of Emir Abdullah of Transjordania, District Commissioner Campbell and Police Commandant Mavrogordato. It is expected that… More ▸