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BIRTH OF OF ISRAEL

  • On this day: Arthur James Balfour

    On this day: Arthur James Balfour

    Arthur Balfour was best known for his 'Balfour Declaration' of 1917, a publication which supported the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

  • On this day: Departure of the Exodus

    On this day: Departure of the Exodus

    Perhaps the most famous ship in Israel's history, the Exodus was by no means the only refugee ship that attempted to take European Jews to Palestine, but it was perhaps the most iconic.

  • On this day: Ezer Weizman is born

    On this day: Ezer Weizman is born

    The legend who made his name as one of Israel's most celebrated fighting men and went on to become president of Israel was born in Tel Aviv.