It declared the establishment of a Jewish state in Eretz-Israel, to be known as the State of Israel, which would come into effect on termination of the British Mandate at midnight that day.
Did Israel fight for independence?
On 15 May 1948, the civil war transformed into a conflict between Israel and the Arab states following the Israeli Declaration of Independence the previous day.
1948 Arab–Israeli War.
|Date||15 May 1948 – 10 March 1949 (9 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)|
|Location||Former British Mandate of Palestine, Sinai Peninsula, southern Lebanon|
Can Palestinians become Israeli citizens?
Family reunification for Palestinians
In 2003, the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law was passed.
Has Israel ever lost a war?
After eleven days of fighting between Israel and Hamas, the latest round of violence has come to a welcome, if anticlimactic, halt. … Yet, for all these “achievements” in battle, Israel is losing the war. Sixteen years have passed since Israel withdrew from Gaza and dismantled all settlements there.
How much land has Israel taken from Palestine?
Israel has declared at least 26 percent of the West Bank as “state land”. Using a different interpretation of Ottoman, British and Jordanian laws, Israel stole public and private Palestinian land for settlements under the pretext of “state land”.