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On this day in history (Nov. 29) 1947 – U.N. votes for partition of Palestine

Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 10:58 am

1947
U.N. votes for partition of Palestine
Despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state. The modern conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine dates back to the 1910s, when both groups laid claim to the British-controlled territory. The Jews were… read more »

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