Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel (1948)

Editor’s note:  On May 14, 1948, the day that the British Mandate, which gave Britain authority over Palestine was ended. Immediately afterward, Israel, led by David Ben-Gurion, a principal figure in the Zionist movement who would become its first Prime Minister, was declared an independent state. Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel ERETZ-ISRAEL [(Hebrew) […]