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Israel’s Founding Values: Yesterday And Today

On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion stood on a podium at the Tel Aviv Museum and announced the establishment of the State of Israel with a booming recitation of a Declaration of Independence. When Ben-Gurion made this dramatic declaration, few would have guaranteed that this fledgling state, surrounded by hostile armies, would survive seven decades,…

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