Towards Statehood

1946
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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 into Palestine – Statement by President Truman, Oct. 4, 1946. Reports of […]

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Ibn Saud
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Ibn Saud

Primary sources Attitude of American Government Toward Palestine- Letter from President Roosevelt to King Ibn Saud, Apr. 5, 1945. Newspaper articles Ibn Saud on the War-Path, The Palestine Bulletin, Sep. 26, 1929. Life Visits Arabia, Life Magazine, May 31, 1943. Ibn Saud Says He’ll Protect Americans, Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 19, 1947 Ibn […]

King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia
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King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia

Ibn Saud was the first monarch and founder of Saudi Arabia, the third Saudi State. He opposed the Jewish claim to Palestine and fought against Israel.

Jewish Fighters at the Castel, Davar Magazine, Apr. 22, 1948.
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Jewish Fighters at the Castel, Davar Magazine, Apr. 22, 1948.

Yitzhak Sadeh and Other IDF Commanders, Davar Magazine, July 22, 1948.
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Yitzhak Sadeh and Other IDF Commanders, Davar Magazine, July 22, 1948.

Yitzhak Sadeh (right) was the commander of the Palmach and one of the founders of the Israel Defense Forces at the time of the establishment of the State of Israel. He was born Isaac Landsberg in Lublin in 1890 and died in Tel Aviv in 1952.

The Arab Legion Attacking the Jewish Quarter, May 1948.
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The Arab Legion Attacking the Jewish Quarter, May 1948.

In the background- Yeshivat Porat Yosef.

Independence Hall, Tel Aviv
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Independence Hall, Tel Aviv

President Weizmann Presents a Torah to President Truman, 1948.
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President Weizmann Presents a Torah to President Truman, 1948.

Dr. Chaim Weizmann, President of Israel, presents a Torah to President Truman during a visit to the White House.

Jewish Quarter Residents Evacuating the Old City through the Zion Gate, May 1948.
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Jewish Quarter Residents Evacuating the Old City through the Zion Gate, May 1948.

David Raziel
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David Raziel

David Raziel (December 19, 1910 – May 20, 1941) was Commander in Chief of the Irgun. Ramat Raziel, a moshav in the Judean Mountains is named after Raziel.