The first important pogrom of Arabs against Jews in Palestine happened during the revolts of 1920. On one side, they attacked from the north, resulting in 8 dead Jews in an Arab attack against the population of Tel-Hai. In the high Galilee, the Arabs were fighting against the French for separating the pro- British King Faisal (who ended up in Iraq). Meanwhile, the Arabs attacked the Jews in Metula, Ayelet Ha Shachar, Degania and Tel Hai. One month later the massacres began in Jerusalem and its surroundings. On April/4/1920, during the festivities of Nabi Mussa, Hajj Amin Al-Husseini and Aref El-Aref delivered a sermon that made the Arab masses run towards the Old City of Jerusalem yelling “Itbah Al-Yehud!” (Massacre the Jews) and “A-Daula Maana” (the British are with us) So the Jews of the neighborhood of the Old City were attacked resulting in 7 Jews and 4 Arabs, and 250 Jews injured. According to reports before the Arab massacres against the Jews in 1920, the Arab public yelled in the streets of Jerusalem “Palestine is our land, the Jews are our dogs!” The Arab police joined the applause and the violence began, the Chaim Yeshivat Torah was attacked and the rolls of the Torah were damaged and thrown to the floor while the building was burnt down. In just three hours there were 160 Jews injured. At the same time, the British military responded irregularly and late in containing and preventing this unrest, that lasted four days. Ironically, the British authorities detained Jewish members of the Hagana (Defense) and Zeev Jabotinsky, the organizer, who were trying to defend those under attack, and sentenced them to 15 years in prison (they were pardoned a few months later).