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Dropping Out of Harvard Law School in 1947 to Help Jewish Refugees

An article in Time Magazine convinced Harold Katz to volunteer to help Jews illegally immigrate to Israel.

By Air, Land, and Sea: Aliyah under the British Mandate

Dramatic stories of Jews from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Iraq who overcame great obstacles to reach the Land of Israel.

The Volunteers: Answering the Call of History

From 1946 - 1949, Jews from around the world volunteered to help build and defend the State of Israel.

Nov 29, 1947: The Story of a Vote

Eyewitness accounts of the November 1947 UN vote to partition Mandate Palestine into two states.

Echoes of a Shofar

The remarkable men who blew the shofar at the end of Yom Kippur at the Western Wall before the founding of the State of Israel.

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