You asked: Did the British control Israel?

Mandatory Palestine
• Britain officially assumes control 29 September 1923
• Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel 14 May 1948

Was Israel ruled by the British?

The British controlled Palestine until Israel, in the years following the end of World War II, became an independent state in 1947.

Why did the British give up Israel?

The award of the mandate also endorsed the 1917 Balfour Declaration, in which Britain expressed support for “a national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. In 1948, exhausted by World War Two and the strain of holding warring Jewish and Arab forces apart, the British withdrew.

Can Palestinians become Israeli citizens?

Family reunification for Palestinians

In 2003, the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law was passed.

Does Palestine still exist?

The entirety of territory claimed by the State of Palestine has been occupied since 1948, first by Egypt (Gaza Strip) and Jordan (West Bank) and then by Israel after the Six-Day War in 1967.

State of Palestine.

State of Palestine دولة فلسطين (Arabic) Dawlat Filasṭīn
Gini (2016) 33.7 medium
HDI (2019) 0.708 high · 115th
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