Reports from Palestine say Arabs burned two Jewish colonies, Cfar-Saba and Ain-Hai, in Southern Palestine.
50 years ago July 19, 1946
The Polish military executes nine defendants who pleaded guilty to inciting a pogrom in Kielce, Poland, which killed 41 people, mostly Jews.
25 years ago July 23, 1971
The local Jewish Welfare Federation approves a record $6,620,355 allocation for beneficiary agencies.
10 years ago July 25, 1986
Despite opposition from left- and right-wing Israeli politicians, Premier Shimon Peres meets with Morocco's King Hassan II, an encounter that many observers call the first major Middle East peace initiative since President Anwar Sadat of Egypt went to Jerusalem nine years before.