Learn about the incredible story of the events that led up to the May 14, 1948 (5th of Iyar in the Hebrew calendar), the date the State of Israel was officially born. Learn about the end of the British Mandate, the U.N. Partition Plan, the U.N. vote that changed Jewish history and the War of Independence that broke out as a result. Visit the historic and emotional moment in which sovereignty returned to the Jewish people.
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