In 1858 rabbi Yaakov Halevi arrives to Yemen and speaks about the Redemption process and the longings for Zion.
In 1881 word spreads that Baron Rothschild is giving land to Olim in order to encourage Jews worldwide to settle the Land.
In 1882 the Yemenite Aliya continues with hundreds making the difficult trek to Israel. Only 150 Yemenite Jews manage to survive it.
In 1883 the "Ezrat Nidachim Society" is established to help the Yemenite Jews to build a neighbourhood in Jerusalem.
In 1885 the Yemenite Beit Knesset is built and the Yemenite Village now numbers 450 residents.
In 1891 the Yemenite Village of Shiloach already consists of 66 homes and 4 Batei Knesset.
In 1914 the outbreak of World War one causes a financial hardship for residents of Yemenite Village.
In 1929 some Yemenite families are forced from their homes as a result of the murderous Arab pogroms of this period.
In 1938 the remaining Jews are removed from their homes by the British Authorities following further riots.
In 1939 the British Mandate Authorities break their "promises" and refuse to allow the Yemenite Jews to return to their homes.
In 1946 the plans by Yitzchak Ben Tzvi to rebuild the Yemenite Village and return the Yemenite families were thwarted.
In 1967 the idea to reestablish the old Yemenite Village is presented to the Israeli Governmen
In 2004 Jewish families and Yeshiva students return to the neighbourhood and reestablish Jewish presence in the area.
Great steps are being taken to renew the Beit Knesset by the 'Committee for the renewal of the Yemenite Village.'