The Jewish Battalions and the Palestine Campaign

By Joshua H. Neumann

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1920

This article focuses on the effort to create a Jewish battalion in the English Army during World War I. Specifically, Neumann details the specific processes and attempts made by Jews in countries such as England, Palestine, the United States, France, and Egypt to create and then join the Jewish battalion. Finally, at the end of article, the author provides a summary of the three campaigns launched by the British against the Ottoman Empire in Palestine during World War I.

Topic: War, Ethnicity, Military Service

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 21

Page Number(s): 120-140

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Egypt , France , Palestine , United Kingdom , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Neumann, Joshua H. The Jewish Battalions and the Palestine Campaign. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1920: 120-140. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5627


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