World War I: Britain and her allies fight Germany and the Ottoman Empire.
Ahad Ha'am [Asher Ginsburg] and the Cultural Zionists join the Political Zionists in the search for a "charter" for the Jewish homeland.
Zion Mule Corps established by Yosef Trumpeldor in British Army.
Sykes-Picot Agreement divides Middle East into spheres of British and French influence
November 2: The Balfour Declaration
December: British Conquest of Palestine - General Allenby enters Jerusalem.
Britain appoints Zionist Commission from within the Zionist leadership, to advise them on implementation of Balfour Declaration.
Chaim Weizmann heads Zionist delegation at the Versailles Peace Conference. Treaty of Versailles is signed.
Fall of Tel Hai to Arab attackers, death of Yosef Trumpeldor.
British awarded Mandate over Palestine; Sir Herbert Samuel appointed High Commissioner.
Histadrut and Haganah founded.
The Third Aliyah begins, mainly from Russia.
Jaffa riots - Yosef Chaim Brenner killed during the violence.
First Moshav, Nahalal, founded.