God used the spring feast of Shavuot as a reminder that He is the source of all that is good in life.
The truth as documented by the facts is inescapable. In a defensive war for survival, Israel pushed back persistent enemies obsessed with annihilation and emerged triumphant in 1967.
It took David Ben-Gurion only 16 minutes to read The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel completed by the Minhelet ha’Am (People’s Administration) just an hour earlier.
As pilgrims passed through the beauty of the Judean highlands, the hills were a visible reminder that the Guardian of Israel was none other than the Creator of heaven and earth.
Even before the Mandate of Palestine was granted to the British government by the League of Nations in 1920 and confirmed in 1922, it became evident that implementation of the declaration would not be as straightforward as many hoped.