The King David Hotel, after the bombing of it in July 1946-Jerusalem, Israel. We stayed here in 2001. It is a beautiful Hotel. For US prices would have cost 600$ a night. Fortunately, we had a special price. The hotel at that time, of course, was restored. I would love to go back!!!
Stella Adler (front middle, 1942) was the Vice-Chair of the American League for a Free Palestine, a committee established by the paramilitary group called the Irgun, which helped establish the state of Israel. They are best known for having bombed the British Consulate headquarters at the King David Hotel.
The King David Hotel after being bombed by Irgun, 1946 via reddit [[MORE]] The King David Hotel bombing was a terrorist attack carried out on Monday July 22, 1946 by the militant Zionist underground organization Irgun on the British administrative headquarters for Palestine, which was housed in the southern wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem. 91 people of various nationalities were killed and 46 were injured. Wikipedia
King David Hotel Bombing by Jewish fighters, the Stern Gang and the Irgun. The British tried to prevent Holocaust refugees from entering Palestine. (The book "Exodus" tells the story of how Jewish refugees, with no home to return to at the end of the war, boarded an old Greek freighter, 'The Exodus', and secretly circumvented British refusal to allow the Jews into Palestine. The UN Partition created Israel, the Brits left, then the Arabs attacked the Jews.