Was there a war in Israel in 1948?

Did Israel win the 1948 war?

Around 260,000 Jews moved to Israel from the Arab world during and immediately after the war.

1948 Arab–Israeli War.

Date 15 May 1948 – 10 March 1949 (9 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)
Result Israeli victory Jordanian partial victory Palestinian Arab defeat Egyptian defeat Arab League strategic failure 1949 Armistice Agreements

What was a result of the war in Israel in 1948?

Demographic consequences

During the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine and the 1948 Arab–Israeli War that followed, around 700,000 Palestinian Arabs fled or were expelled. In 1951, the UN Conciliation Commission for Palestine estimated that the number of Palestinian refugees displaced from Israel was 711,000.

Has Israel ever lost a war?

After eleven days of fighting between Israel and Hamas, the latest round of violence has come to a welcome, if anticlimactic, halt. … Yet, for all these “achievements” in battle, Israel is losing the war. Sixteen years have passed since Israel withdrew from Gaza and dismantled all settlements there.

Who first lived in Israel?

3,000 to 2,500 B.C. — The city on the hills separating the fertile Mediterranean coastline of present-day Israel from the arid deserts of Arabia was first settled by pagan tribes in what was later known as the land of Canaan. The Bible says the last Canaanites to rule the city were the Jebusites.

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