Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

1947 U.N. Partition Resolution Memorial dedicated

(Boynton Beach, Florida/Netanya, Israel, JNS Wire) - Though there are numerous streets in Israel named November 29, there has never been in Israel or the world a historical memorial for the most famous event in the birthing of the modern state of Israel.

On Nov. 29, 1947, the United Nations voted, by a 71 percent majority, to partition the strife-riven British Mandate for Palestine into two entities, one Jewish and one Arab.

As the 75th anniversary of the U.N. vote neared, legitimate historical memory fades, frequently replaced by shadowy confusion and politically motivated misrepresentation,...


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