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Israeli Knesset Convenes for the First Time (1949) Options
Daemon
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Israeli Knesset Convenes for the First Time (1949)

In 1948, following a failed attempt by the UN to divide Palestine, which had been under British mandate, the nation of Israel proclaimed its independence. The first legislative assembly, or Knesset, convened in February 1949 and succeeded the Assembly of Representatives that had functioned as the Jewish community's parliament during the Mandate era. The prime minister and the president are responsible to the Knesset, whose members are elected by popular vote. What does "knesset" mean in Hebrew? More...
Henry Tobias
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It wasn't the UN who failed to partition Palestine, it was the refusal of the Arabs, later calling themselves Palestinians, who refused to accept the UN Partition Plan of 1947. Please write you facts accurately and put the blame where it lies.
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