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Martin Luther King Jr also fought against antisemitism and the right of Israel to be recognized as a Jewish State.
On January 23, 1950, Jerusalem eternal and sacred capital of Israel, was declared capital of the modern State by the Knesset (60-2 votes).
During the establishment of the state of Israel in May 1948, Israel's national institutions were established, which ruled the new state.
01/30/2022 1:00 PM
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Colonel Ilan Ramon was an Israeli Air Force combat pilot and the first Israeli astronaut to take part in a space mission, the fatal Space Shuttle Columbia mission launched on January 16, 2003.
The Technion is the oldest and premier institute of science and technology in Israel. With 18 different careers, the Institute of Technology has been an active and leading participant in Israel’s establishment and development since 1925.
February 14, 1949. Originally named the ‘Constituent Assembly’, soon changed to Knesset.
Chaim Azriel Weizmann z"l (November 27, 1874-November 9, 1952) was a Zionist leader and Israeli statesman who served as President of the Zionist Organization and later as the first President of Israel.
Moses Montefiore traveled to Palestine seven times when the journeys were difficult and dangerous.
Ariel Sharon z"l (February 26, 1928 - January 11, 2014) was an Israeli general and politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel from March 2001 until April 2006.
This treaty was signed after long negotiations in 1979, after the visit of Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat to Jerusalem in 1977, invited by the Israeli Prime Minister Begin, and the signing of the Camp David Peace Accords in 1978.
The Maccabiah is the “Jewish Olympics,” a quadrennial event held in Israel with the participation of Jewish athletes from around the world.
Hebrew University’s campus on Mount Scopus of Jerusalem was opened at a gala ceremony attended by leaders of the Jewish world, distinguished scholars and public figures. Hebrew University has become one of the top 100 universities in the world.
On 11 April 1909, 66 Jewish families gathered on one of the sand dunes to parcel out the land by lottery using seashells.
04/15/2022 - 04/22/2022
The Jewish holiday of Passover commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt!
Largest single revolt by Jews during the Holocaust.
The San Remo Conference which took place on April 19, 1920, lasted for seven days and published its resolutions on April 25, 1920.
We remember the 6 million Jews who lost their lives simply for being Jews.
May 14, 1948 In the year 5657 (1897), at the summons of the spiritual father of the Jewish State, Theodore Herzl, the First Zionist Congress convened and proclaimed the right of the Jewish people to national rebirth in its own country.
Larger than Operation Moses and Operation Joshua, Operation Solomon was the biggest covert Israeli military operation to airlift Ethiopian Jews to Israel from May 24 to May 25, 1991.
Adolf Eichmann was a German-Austrian Nazi leader and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust as long as he was involved in the mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe during World War II.
On July 4th, 1976, Operation Entebbe a hostage-rescue mission, was carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda.
Ariel Sharon, then Prime Minister of Israel, presented a plan to disengage all Israeli settlements from the Gaza Strip. By a vote of 59 to 40 with 5 abstentions, the Knesset “finalized and approved”. Evacuation from Gaza began on 15 August, 2005.
Born August 16, 1913