Tuesday, May 06, 2008

History Lessons

Israel Declaration of Independence 1948

Ben Gurion's Independence Speech

"In the Second World War, the Jewish community of this country contributed its full share to the struggle of the freedom- and peace-loving nations against the forces of Nazi wickedness and, by the blood of its soldiers and its war effort, gained the right to be reckoned among the peoples who founded the United Nations.

On the 29th November, 1947, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the establishment of a Jewish State in Eretz-Israel; the General Assembly required the inhabitants of Eretz-Israel to take such steps as were necessary on their part for the implementation of that resolution. This recognition by the United Nations of the right of the Jewish people to establish their State is irrevocable.


This right is the natural right of the Jewish people to be masters of their own fate, like all other nations, in their own sovereign State."

America Rejects Israel Establishment 1948

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 1) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 2) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 3) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 4) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 5) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 8) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Part 9) with Sir Martin Gilbert

Israel - Birth of a Nation (Final Part)

Fifty years ago on Israel's 10th birthday, Abba Eban, then Israel's ambassador to the United States, sat down for an interview with CBS' Mike Wallace: (Via Solomonia)

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