May 11, 2011

November 29, 1947: The Story of a Vote (video)

the fascinating tale of the efforts Israel went to muster enough votes supporting the establishment of the State, and the reactions of the Jews in Israel at the time.

The best quote is when Yehudah Avner says "we Jews were always the object of history, where others made the decisions for us. As of that date onwards we suddenly became the subjects of history, where we make the decisions for ourselves.".

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