Signed, Sealed, Delivered?

Signed, Sealed, Delivered?

Israel Story's new series provides a fresh look at the nation's founding moral compass, Megillat Ha'Atzmaut – the Declaration of Independence – through the voices of its signatories and their descendants. Produced in partnership with The Times of Israel
Meir Argov (Courtesy of the Israeli National Photo Collection)
A WWII veteran and labor organizer who loved cantorial music and was Israel’s first chairman of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee
Yitzhak Meir Levin (National Photograph Collection)
Our series continues with the foremost Haredi rabbi to have signed the Declaration of Independence
For nearly two decades Kol headed the Jewish Agency’s Youth Immigration Division that brought more than 100,000 unaccompanied minors from 85 different countries to Israel
Pinchas Rosen (Courtesy Israeli National Photo Collection)
A lover of classical music, an enthusiastic chess player, an avid reader of Goethe, and Israel’s first Justice Minister
Daniel Auster (Willem van de Poll)
The first Jew to be appointed Mayor of Jerusalem since Byzantine times
Signing the Israeli Declaration of Independence and announcing the birth of the Jewish State, May 14, 1948. (GPO)
Israel’s Declaration of Independence on May 14, 1948 was not only the birth of a state — it was also the birth of Israeli radio.
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