On June 1, 1951, exactly 70 years ago, the Acre Military Government was dissolved, after three years in which the city was under a strict regime based on the Defense Regulations. As evidenced in a letter written by the city’s first Jewish mayor, not everyone was thrilled with the news.

Read more


Mayor of Acre to Ministry of Interior
February 5, 1951

Bi-Weekly Report on Arab Affairs
June 16, 1951