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The creation of the state of Israel

Author: Myra Immell
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Perspectives on modern world history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using primary and secondary sources, background information about the events surrounding the establishment of Israel are presented.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
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Juvenile literature
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Creation of the state of Israel.
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010
(OCoLC)760967712
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myra Immell
ISBN: 9780737745566 0737745568
OCLC Number: 317921798
Description: 219 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
World map --
Historical Background On The Creation Of The State Of Israel --
From Palestine to Israel: an overview / Sara Pendergast, Ralph G Zerbonia, and Tom Pendergast --
Reactions to the 1947 UN approval of partition / The Economist --
Future of Israel after the British Mandate ends / The Times of London --
Three days of turmoil in Palestine's history / The Jerusalem Post --
Israel becomes a state / The Jerusalem Post --
Israel is a model of instant democracy / I D W Talmadge --
Controversies Surrounding The Creation Of The State Of Israel --
Jewish people deserve a home / A J Balfour --
British plan to partition Palestine is not the best solution / Herbert Samuel --
British obligations to the Jewish people are not legal / Higher Arab Committee --
Palestine should not be partitioned / Jamal el-Husseini --
Palestine should be partitioned / Abba Hillel Silver --
Arab states have no right to intervene in Israel / Abba Eban --
Outside factors contributed to the birth of Israel / Geoffrey Wheatcroft --
Connection between the Holocaust and the creation of Israel / Evyatar Friesel --
Establishment of the state of Israel was an injustice to the Palestinians / Avi Shlaim --
Balfour Declaration is responsible for instability in the Middle East / Peter Mansfield --
United States has a responsibility for the Israeli-Palestinian problem / Richard H Curtiss --
Palestinian Arabs should be returned to their homes / Rafat Abu Ghali --
Palestinian Arabs should not have the right of return / Rachel Neuwirth --
Personal Narratives --
Briton serves in Palestine from 1946 to 1948 / Howard Mansfield --
Student celebrates the dawn of a Jewish state / Zipporah Porath --
Young immigrant joins the Haganah / David Rubinger, with Ruth Corman --
Diplomat begins his mission in Israel / James G McDonald --
Palestinian Arab remembers the 1948 Arab-Israeli War / Ilene R Prusher --
Jewish-American teen personally encounters the Arab-Israeli conflict / Rachel Sacks --
Glossary --
Chronology --
For further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Perspectives on modern world history.
Responsibility: Myra Immell, book editor.

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Using primary and secondary sources, background information about the events surrounding the establishment of Israel are presented.
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