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Modern Israel has its origins in the Zionism movement, established in the late 19th century by Jews in the Russian Empire who called for the establishment of a territorial Jewish state after enduring persecution.
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How did Israel become a modern country?
Israeli Independence The United Nations approved a plan to partition Palestine into a Jewish and Arab state in 1947, but the Arabs rejected it. In May 1948, Israel was officially declared an independent state with David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, as the prime minister.
When did Israel become a modern country?
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. U.S. President Harry S. Truman recognized the new nation on the same day.
What is the history of Israel?
17th-6th C. BCE
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c.1020
Jewish monarchy established; Saul, first king.
c.1000
Jerusalem made capital of David's kingdom.
c.960
First Temple, the national and spiritual center of the Jewish people, built in Jerusalem by King Solomon.
c. 930
Divided kingdom: Judah and Israel
Is modern day Israel the same as ancient Israel?
The term "ancient Israel" is used by scholars to refer to the tribes, kingdoms and dynasties formed by ancient Jewish people in the Levant (an area that encompasses modern-day Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria).
This article is about the history of the Land of Israel from pre-history to the modern era of the State of Israel, with a Jewish focus.
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