ISRAEL: The Trumpet's Sound

And David arose, and went with all the people that were with him . . . and brought up the ark of God . . . into the City of David with gladness ... And David danced before the Lord with all his might . . . So David . . . brought up the ark of the Lord with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

—II Samuel: 6

On May 14, 1948, white-haired David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the new state of Israel in Tel Aviv, but when by the ancient spin of the old Judaic calendar the tenth anniversay...

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