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Exhibition: Catastrophe which befell the Jewish people

      The first flag of Israel to be flown at UN headquarters in New York on 12 May 1949, a day after Israel was admitted as a member state. Gift of Dr. Harry Levine, Connecticut to the State of Israel. Israel State Archives
      The flag of Israel is flown at UN headquarters, 12 May 1949; In attendance Foreign Minister Sharett, Israel’s representative at the UN Eban, and members of the Israeli delegation
      This Union Jack was removed on 30 June 1948 from a mast in the Haifa port, signifying the end of 31 years of British rule
      The lowering of the Union Jack from a mast in the Haifa port, 30 June 1948, 2:30 pm Unidentified photographer Purchased by Andy Bronfman on the occasion of the 70th birthday of her husband, Charles; on loan to the exhibition from Charles Bronfman on the occasion of Israel’s 60th anniversary
 
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