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Today in Jewish History - July 29 / Av 20

1947 July 29, AVSHALOM HAVIV, YAAKOV WEISS AND MEIR NAKAR (Eretz Israel)

Yaakov Weiss
Courtesy of the Jabotinsky Institute in Israel, Tel Aviv
Were hanged. They were the last three Jews to be executed by the British. In retaliation the Irgun hanged two sergeants. British soldiers then began shooting in Tel Aviv, killing five and wounding twenty.


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