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Stories from pre-state Israel
Did you know? Many Sephardic and Yemenite Jews lived in Jerusalem before Israel's establishment. Mally Mazal was one of them, and she shares her memories in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hCjm8gWQ2Kc

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Sykes-Picot Agreement and the Balfour Declaration
According to the British in the early 20th century everyone got a state -- except they had no idea how they would fulfill the promises they made to Jews or the Arabs living in the region.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/eIfQ4GfSz3U

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Founding of Tel Aviv
The story of Tel Aviv is a remarkable example of the work that went into establishing Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.

http://www.trustorysocial.com/app/uploads/9235d65a4a264109a87e3684311f9891_Startedfromthebottom3.jpg

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Famous poster from the British Mandate Era
This is a famous poster from the Jewish community in pre-state Israel, check out the story behind it: https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/1905-the-man-behind-visit-palestine-poster-is-born-1.5382505

http://www.trustorysocial.com/app/uploads/c2ac7bf4ce6f46879076fec5aa9f9eda_VISITPALESTINE.jpg

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History of Tel Aviv
The development of Tel Aviv began long before Israel became an independent state.

https://www.tel-aviv.gov.il/en/abouttheCity/Pages/history.aspx

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Jewish community in Jerusalem
In the late 1800s, Jews became the majority population once again in their ancient capital of Jerusalem

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/population-of-jerusalem-1844-2009

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Mizrahi Jews in pre-state Israel
Mizrahi Jews -- those who lived in the Middle East and North Africa -- played an interesting role in pre-state Israel, sometimes bridging divides between the Arab and Jewish communities.

https://tlv1.fm/the-tel-aviv-review/2017/02/03/proto-mizrahim-oriental-jews-and-arabs-in-pre-state-israel/

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Art from pre-state Israel
This collection of posters from before and immediately after Israel's independence offers a glimpse at the ideals and values of the movement that built the state.

https://www.azm.org/pdf/poster_article.pdf

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Photos of pre-state Israel
This is a collection of stunning aerial photos from pre-state Israel, showing what the place looked like in 1937.

http://web.nli.org.il/sites/NLI/English/library/reading_corner/Pages/Zalman.aspx

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Early Zionism
This piece from 1919 highlights many of the same arguments in favor of Zionism we use today – the basic facts haven’t changed, and neither has the justice of Zionism.

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1919/07/a-jewish-palestine/303393/

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