PRINTS, POSTERS & MAPS. Framed Facsimile of historic 1948 newspaper, Yom Hamedinah [Day of Statehood].
The headline reads: “The People Declare The State of Israel. On the 29th of November, 1947, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed the resolution authorizing the establishment of a Jewish state in the Land of Israel—So, by reason of our natural and historic right, we hereby proclaim the establishment of a state in the Land of Israel, which is the State of Israel.” Additional headlines and articles include: Annulment of all White Paper Laws, the complete Text of the Declaration of the Establishment of The State of Israel, a description of the historic proclamation ceremony, and the movement of the Israel Defense Forces. Front page illustrations include a large portrait of Theodor Herzl, a picture of the First Temporary Jewish Government in its initial session, and smaller individual portrait-photographs of Weizmann, Ben Gurion, Shertok, and I. Greenbaum. A complete English translation of the newspaper is provided.
Yom Hamedinah [Day of Statehood]. 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Issue. Printed by Historicana, Burlingame, CA, 1997. Facsimile reproduction of joint edition of all Israel’s newspapers printed on Independence Day. Friday, Iyar 5, 5708, May 14, 1948, 4PM, The Last Day of Foreign Rule. One page, printed on both sides. Measures 22 5/8 inches x 16 7/8 inches. Hebrew text. Illustrated. New condition.