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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Israel

In 1870, an agricultural school, the Mikveh Israel, was founded near Jaffa by the Alliance Israelite Universelle, a French Jewish association. In 1878, "Russian" Jewish emigrants established the village of Petah Tikva, followed by Rishon LeZion in 1882. "Russian" Jews established the Bilu and Hovevei Zion ("Love of Zion") ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1945-1952/creation-israel

In the summer of 1946, Truman established a special cabinet committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Henry F. Grady, an Assistant Secretary of State, who entered into negotiations with a parallel British committee to discuss the future of Palestine. In May 1946, Truman announced his approval of a recommendation to  ...

www.adl.org/education/resources/backgrounders/creation-of-the-state-of-israel

Learn how the state of Israel was created. ... Earlier in the day, at 4:00 p.m., David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the creation of the State of Israel and became its first prime minister. Longtime advocate of Zionism in Britain Chaim Weizmann (1874- 1952) became Israel's first president. On May 15, the United States recognized the ...

www.counterpunch.org/2011/10/11/the-real-story-of-how-israel-was-created

Oct 11, 2011 ... To better understand the Palestinian bid for membership in the United Nations, it is important to understand the original 1947 UN action on Israel-Palestine. The common representation of Israel's birth is that the UN created Israel, that the world was in favor of this move, and that the US governmental ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/state-of-israel-proclaimed

On May 14, 1948, in Tel Aviv, Jewish Agency Chairman David Ben-Gurion proclaims the State of Israel, establishing the first Jewish state in 2,000 years. In an afternoon ceremony at the Tel Aviv Art Museum, Ben-Gurion pronounced the words “We hereby proclaim the establishment of the Jewish state in Palestine, to be ...

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7381315.stm

May 6, 2008 ... The State of Israel was proclaimed on 14 May 1948, the culmination of nearly two thousand years of hopes by Jewish people.

news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_1900000/newsid_1909200/1909217.stm

Aug 21, 2009 ... Before World War I, Palestine was a district ruled by the Turkish Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans were defeated by Britain and her allies in the war. After WWI, Britain took control of Palestine, but there was much trouble between the Arabs who lived there and Jews who wanted to live there too. Jews have ...

www.aish.com/h/iid/48961671.html

Feb 16, 2002 ... The British broke their promise to the Jews while they created new Arab countries out of the land of the former Ottoman Empire. In addition, because of Arab revolts and pressure, the British even barred entry to the land of Israel to Jews fleeing the Holocaust. (See Part 64.) Even when the full scope of the ...

www.science.co.il/israel-history

The people of Israel (also called the "Jewish People") trace their origin to Abraham, who established the belief that there is only one God, the creator of the universe (see Torah). Abraham, his son Yitshak (Isaac), and grandson Jacob ( Israel), are referred to as the patriarchs of the Israelites. All three patriarchs lived in the ...