Posts Tagged ‘India’

The photo shows Chaim Weizmann giving his testimony to UNSCOP on July 8, 1947

United Nations Special Committee On Palestine Holds Final Meeting

Center for Israel Education August 31, 1947 UNSCOP (United Nations Special Committee on Palestine) has final meeting. The United Nations had set up UNSCOP in April 1947. Its purpose, like previous commissions that visited Palestine, was to investigate underlying causes for communal unrest and to make political recommendations about next political steps. The UNSCOP committee…

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Ron Dermer

‘Overflowing With Optimism’

Israeli ambassador addresses Metro Detroit crowd. Expressing optimism for the future, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer said that after 70 years of existence, Israel’s innovational advances and growing prominence on the global stage show the world that the Jewish people are no longer “the perfect victim but instead have created an imperfect sovereign…

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My Personal Experiences With Palestinians and Israel

In 1967, a few months after the Six-Day War, I stopped in Beirut, Lebanon, on my way back from a trip to India. This was eight years before the Lebanese Civil War, and the city was incredibly beautiful — especially near the shore. The quiet harbor water was deep blue. A little further down the…

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