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14/05/1948 Israel declares independence

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Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel (English subtitles)

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PM Netanyahu's Greeting for Israel's 70th Independence Day

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Pastor John Hagee on Significance of Israel's 70th Anniversary Milestone

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Full Recording - Israeli Declaration of Independence

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Israel: Birth of a State

The Israeli Declaration of Independence was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, the Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Palestine. It declared the establishment of a Jewish state in Eretz-Israel, to be known as the State of Israel, which would come into effect on termination of the British Mandate at midnight that day.
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