75 years ago
Feb. 11, 1921
Jewish war re-cords reveal as many as 225,000 Jews fought in World War I, representing 4 percent of the population of soldiers numbering 4.8 million on Arm-istice Day.
50 years ago
Feb. 8, 1946
The British government plans to admit 1,500 Jews per month for four months into Palestine, a disappointment to the Jewish Agency which applied for the admittance of 100,000.
25 years ago
Feb. 12, 1971
Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir rejects Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's proposal to re-open the Suez Canal.
10 years ago
Feb. 15, 1986
At the time of Anatoly Shcharansky's release, nearly 20 Jewish prisoners of conscience remain in Soviet prisons, according to the National Conference on Soviet Jewry.