Monthly Archives: November 2014

Australian Recognition of Israel

The Australian Government formally recognized the State of Israel on 28 January, 1949. This transcript is taken from the government statement as reported in the Australian newspaper The Advertiser the next day and available on the web at

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Truman’s secret Note to Ben-Gurion

On May 28, 1949, President Truman of the USA wrote a strongly worded but secret Note to David Ben-Gurion, Prime Minister of Israel, protesting the rigid Israeli attitude at the Lausanne Conference, which was then in progress under the auspices … Continue reading

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