"The U.N. General Assembly exceeded its authority, exceeded its jurisdiction. It did not have the power to divide the country,"
JERUSALEM, Israel - This year marks the 91st anniversary of the resolution that transformed the Middle East and laid the groundwork for the formation of the modern state of Israel.
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- Tomas Sandell, the founding director of the European Coalition for Israel, helped organize the 90th anniversary event. ECI seeks to education European leaders "about the complex realities of the conflict in the Middle East by acknowledging the right for Israel, as the only democracy in the region, to exist within secure borders." Click here for more from Sandell.
- Eli Hertz is the president of Myths and Facts, a research organization focused much on the Middle East. Hertz has written a short pamphlet on this subject called "This Land is My Land: Mandate for Palestine, Legal Aspects of Jewish Rights," an excellent primer and succinct explanation of the legal foundation of the Jewish state.