Happy Birthday Israel
INDOMITABLE ISRAEL AT 60
by Pamela Geller and Eliza Saxon
“…and whether we like it or not, the coming into being of a Jewish State in Palestine is an event in world history to be viewed in the perspective, not of a generation or a century, but in the perspective of a thousand, two thousand or even three thousand years…This is an event in world history…” Sir Winston Churchill* (Martin Gilbert, Churchill and the Jews)
Israel in 2008 looks little like the tiny agricultural nation that declared its independence 60 years ago. Modern Israel is high tech superpower, leading the world in of medicine, biotech, computer science, environment, culture and art. After two thousand years of exile, fresh from the ovens of Europe, with virtually nothing, they came to rebuild their lives as free Jews in their homeland.
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