Zaki Alhadif

Zaki Alhadif (Hebrew: זאכי אלחדיף; 1890 – October 27 1938) was a Sephardic Jewish[1] politician in Mandatory Palestine who served as the mayor of Tiberias.[2][3]

Alhadif

Alhadif was elected to power in October 1929.[4] He was one of the signatories to an open letter calling for the 1929 Palestine riots to end.[5]

Alhadif administrated Tiberias during the 1938 Tiberias massacre, and was assassinated on October 27 that year.[6][7]

Memorial in honour of Alhadif

Alhadif was a supporter of Zionism.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jew Replaces Arab As Mayor of Tiberias". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 1923-10-24. Retrieved 2022-04-19.
  2. ^ "⁨The Palestine Post⁩ | Page 3 | 23 September 1934 | Newspapers | The National Library of Israel". www.nli.org.il. Retrieved 2022-04-19.
  3. ^ Cohen, Hillel (2015-10-22). Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1929. Brandeis University Press. ISBN 978-1-61168-812-2.
  4. ^ "Jew Replaces Arab As Mayor of Tiberias". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 1923-10-24. Retrieved 2022-04-19.
  5. ^ a b Cohen, Hillel (2008). Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917–1948. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-25989-8.
  6. ^ "The Sex Worker Who Spied for Israel's Pre-state Militia". Haaretz. Retrieved 2022-04-19.
  7. ^ Môrîs, Bennî (1999). Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-1999. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-679-74475-7.