Monthly Archives: November 2012

Letter to Truman

The letter sent by the Provisional Government of Israel to the President of the United States, announcing the Declaration of the State of Israel, confirming the frontiers as those specified in the 1947 UN Partition Plan, and requesting recognition. The … Continue reading

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Arab League Declaration on the intervention in Palestine, 15 May 1948

Arab League Declaration on the intervention in Palestine, 15 May 1948 Copied on 2013/05/25 from: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Cablegram_from_the_Secretary-General_of_the_League_of_Arab_States_to_the_Secretary-General_of_the_United_Nations There is a facsimile of the typescript of the Declaration at daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/DER/NL4/829/25/PDF/NL482925.pdf Cablegram from the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States to the Secretary-General … Continue reading

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How Iran will destroy Israel

Iranian government officials say many nasty things about Zionism and Israel. I wish they wouldn’t: they create tension and hostility and threaten the peace. Some examples: Israel is a cancerous tumor that should be removed. Stand firm and resist and … Continue reading

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The borders of Israel

[Sources: the very useful UN booklet  The Question of Palestine and the United Nations  is cited as QPUN below. The Israel archivist's English paraphrase of the Cabinet Protocols (brief summaries of meetings) is cited as ICP below.] It has often … Continue reading

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The Question of Palestine and the United Nations

The Question of Palestine and the United Nations: UN Document DPI/2499 of 2008 [pdf], retrieved from http://unispal.un.org/pdfs/DPI2499.pdf. DPI2499 The Question of Palestine and the United Nations (2008)

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