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What Really Happened at Deir Yassin?
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What Really Happened at Deir Yassin?

The events at Deir Yassin have haunted Jews and Arabs for years. But what really happened there?

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Israel: Birth of a Nation
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Israel: Birth of a Nation

Inspired by a dream of Jewish sovereignty, Jews fought for their independence.

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The War of Independence: Protecting Jerusalem
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The War of Independence: Protecting Jerusalem

How the new Israeli army fought to protect Jerusalem from Arab attacks.

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The Ties That Bind: The U.S. and Israel
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The Ties That Bind: The U.S. and Israel

Despite pressure from within and from without, President Harry Truman supported wholeheartedly the establishment of the State of Israel. See also: Immigration into Palestine – Statement by President Truman, Oct. 4, 1946. President Weizmann Presents a Torah to President Truman, 1948. Statement by President Truman, March 25, 1948.

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1948
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1948

United Nations Palestine Commission Report to the Special Assembly, p.7, Jan. 19, 1948. Lechi Warns British Not to Harm Hostages, Jan. 20, 1948. Palestine Act, 1948 (excerpt). Fundraising Ad for Hadassah, Feb. 17, 1948. United Nations Security Council 42, Mar. 5, 1948. Statement by Ambassador Warren R. Austin, Mar. 19, 1948. Treaty of Alliance between […]

Declaration of Independence, May 14, 1948
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Declaration of Independence, May 14, 1948

Returning and Redemption Israel State Archives

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Towards Statehood, 1946-1948
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Towards Statehood, 1946-1948

Overview Toward Statehood and Beyond, Returning, the Land of Israel as a Focus in Jewish History, Benjamin J. Segal, World Zionist Organization, Jerusalem 1987. Primary sources 1946 1947 1948 Newspaper articles 1946 August 1947 September 1947 November 1947 December 1947 January 1948 February 1948 March 1948 April 1948 May 1948 June 1948 July 1948 August […]

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Partitions, Hadassah Levy, COJS.
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Partitions, Hadassah Levy, COJS.

The Partition of Ireland The partition of Ireland was caused by the Irish debate over whether to remain a part of the United Kingdom. In 1920, in response to Irish violence against Britain, the British Government divided Ireland into two parts- the Irish Free State (with a mainly Roman Catholic population) and Northern Ireland (Protestant). […]

1947
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1947

To the British Soldier in Palestine, Irgun Poster. Time is Running Out…Advertisement sponsored by American Christian Palestine Committee in Support of Partition. The Arab War Effort, American Christian Palestine Committee, New York 1947. Click here for a description of this source. British Decision to Abandon the Mandate, Feb. 18, 1947. Reply to the Government of […]

1946
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1946

Palestine- Statement of Information Relating to Acts of Violence, Cmd. 6873 – 1946. Public Hearings Before Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry – Mar. 11th 1946. Azzam Pasha, Secretary of the League of Arab States, to the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, Mar. 1946. Mufti of Jerusalem to a Cairo Correspondent of the London Times, Aug. 1946. Immigration […]

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