International: We Will Fight

In Palestine, as at Flushing Meadow, there was joy among Jews. In the early morning hours, when news of the U.N. vote reached Tel Aviv, cheering crowds danced the traditional hora. In Jerusalem and Haifa, jubilant thousands paraded the streets waving the blue & white Zionist flag. Even British Tommies joined in the fun. Jews began debating the name for their promised state. Most likely choice: New Judea, although ironically the tentative borders (see map) exclude from Jewish control most of ancient Judea.

Mobilization. But would there ever really be a state for the Jews to name? Could U.N. make its decision...

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