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What is Israel?
Transcript of What is Israel?
Why was Israel founded?
After WWII, 6 million Jews had been killed. They didn't want to return to their homeland because.....
Israel is a country in western Asia
Their possessions were gone.
When was Israel founded?
On May 14, 1948 Israel was proclaimed an independant nation.
First Jewish state in 2000 years
What is Israel? When and why was it created?
What effect did the creation of the state of Israel have on the region?
May 14, 1948
-David Ben Gurion, the chairman of the Jewish Agency for Palestine announced the formation of the state of Israel.
The Big Idea
-Jewish homelessness in Israel
_Jewish equality in the family of nations.
A home for all Jews
-Holocaust survivors from displaced camps were welcomed into Israel.
- Many of them fought in Israel's War of Independence in 1948 and 1949
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