Young Jews celebrate 14 May 1948 in Tel Aviv the proclamation of a new state of Israel. Israel was founded 14 May 1948 in Tel Aviv by the Jewish National Council. On November 29, 1947, the United Nations' General Assembly voted...More
May 14, 1948 License
Polish-born Zionist David Ben-Gurion (1886 - 1973), the first Prime Minister of Israel, sits writing at a desk, 1950s. Ben-Gurion was a leader of the Labor Zionist movement which was committed to creating a Jewish state in Palestine...More
January 01, 2013 License
A Palestinian refugee camp near the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan, in the year following the Arab Israeli War which marked the creation of the State of Israel. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4818 - Who'll Help The Refugee...More
Palestinian refugees trek across the scorching heat of Jordan near the shores of the Dead Sea in the year following the Arab Israeli War at the time of the creation of the State of Israel. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4818 -...More
At the conclusion of the Armistice Agreement between Israel and Egypt, it was agreed that the Arab people in the Fellugah pocket who wished to cross into Arab territory would be allowed to do so. Arab belongings are accordingly loaded...More
In Israel, young Palestinian children are waiting for a U.N. project which will decided of their future after the creation of the State of Israel.
circa 1949, A common scene of the time showing a Jewish immigrants, an elderly couple, with their worldly possessions, about to start a new life in Israel, Mass immigration had resulted in Jews from post war Europe and Asia flooding...More
circa 1949, A scene of the time showing Jewish immigrants gathered around a table about to start a new life in Israel, Mass immigration had resulted in Jews from post war Europe and Asia flooding into the newly formed state of Israel...More
An Arab refugee in a camp in Palestine.
The last of the British troops leave Haifa, Palestine.