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  Plan Dalet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plan Dalet (or Plan D) was a plan that the Haganah in Palestine worked out during the autumn 1947 to the spring 1948.
The purpouse of the plan was, according to Zionist sources to defend the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine.
Plan Dalet was revised in December, after the [[1947 UN Partition plan]], and finalized on March 10, 1948.
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 1947 UN Partition Plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 29 November 1947 the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine or United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181, a plan to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict in the British Mandate of Palestine, was approved by the United Nations General Assembly, at the UN World Headquarters in New York.
On November 29, the UN General Assembly voted 33 to 13, with 10 abstentions, in favor of the Partition Plan, while making some adjustments to the boundaries between the two states proposed by it.
Following the adoption of the plan, Arab countries proposed to query the International Court of Justice on the competence of the General Assembly to partition a country against the wishes of the majority of its inhabitants (it would place 36% of the Arabs inside the Jewish state).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1947_UN_Partition_Plan   (1858 words)

 Partition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A partition of a set X is a collection of non-empty subsets of X such that every element of X belongs to one and only one of the subsets.
A partition of unity is a set of functions whose sum is the constant function 1.
Such partitions are used in the theory of the Riemann integral and the Riemann-Stieltjes integral, and in numerical computations with such integrals.
www.free-download-soft.com /info/partition.html   (393 words)

 Israel and the United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UN General Assembly Resolution 181 (November 29, 1947), which served as the foundation for the Israeli Declaration of Independence, with Jerusalem to be an internationalised city (Corpus separatum), was passed by the General Assembly with 33 votes in favor, 13 against, and 10 absentions.
By 1947, Jews constituted 60% of the population in the areas designated to the Jewish state by the partition; while the total territory assigned to the Jewish state exceeded proportionally the land allotted to the Arabs, a substantial part of the former was the Negev desert.
As the Mandate expired on May 14, 1948 and the State of Israel was announced according to the UN Partition Plan, joint Jordanian, Egyptian, Syrian, Lebanese and Iraqi troops invaded and fought Israel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Israel_and_the_United_Nations   (2806 words)

 Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 478 declared that this law was 'null and void and must be rescinded forthwith' and advised member states to withdraw their diplomatic representation from the city as a punitive measure, which most of the few countries with embassies in Jerusalem did, relocating their embassies to Tel Aviv.
Currently, only two UN member states have located their embassies within the city limits of Jerusalem, Costa Rica and El Salvador, with the embassies of Bolivia and Paraguay to be found in Mevasseret Zion, a suburb of Jerusalem.
UN document on the question of Palestine and the United Nations on the Status of Jerusalem
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jerusalem   (4681 words)

 A State of Aggression: The UN Partition Plan of 1947  - Palestine Monitor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Yet the rejection of the 1947 UN Plan was predictable given the expansionist plans of the Zionists and the inequity in the act of carving Israel out of the inhabited lands of another.
The Partition Plan granted 55 percent of Palestine to the Jews, who at that time comprised only 30 percent of the population, and who owned a mere 6 or 7 percent of the land.
The major reason the Palestinians rejected the partition resolution was on the grounds of its lack of fairness: it proposed to give the minority population an exclusive and hegemonic right to the majority of the land.
www.palestinemonitor.org /Analysis/state_of_agression.htm   (1582 words)

 Palestine - Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture
The Paradox of the 1947 UN Partition Plan
Israeli and Western historical studies of the 1947 partition plan overwhelmingly demonstrate that it was accepted by the Zionist movement and was rejected by the Palestinians and the Arab countries.
In December, 1947, a few days after the UN approved the partition plan, David Ben Gurion told a meeting of the executive committee of the Histadrut (the General Federation of Jewish Labor in Palestine), that even though Jerusalem, under the partition plan, was not designated, “as the capital of the Jewish Nation...
www.pij.org /details.php?id=99   (2106 words)

 UN Partition Plan of 1947 for Palestine (UN GAR 181)
UN Partition Plan of 1947 for Palestine (UN GAR 181)
The commission called for Jerusalem to be put under international administration The UN General Assembly adopted this plan on Nov. 29, 1947 as UN Resolution (GA 181).
The plan for "partition with economic union" divided the land into several cantons.
www.mideastweb.org /unpartition.htm   (155 words)

 Why did Arabs reject the proposed UN GA partition plan which split Palestine into Jewish and Arab states?
The 1947 UN GA proposed partition plan of Palestine is often used by Israelis and Zionists to obscure facts from those new to the argument.
Although the proposed Peel Commission's partition plan was rejected because the areas allocated to the "Jewish state" was "too small," the concept of partitioning the country was adopted by the 20th Zionist Congress.
Note the premeditated plan to occupy and ethically cleanse areas, such as Galilee and Jerusalem, which were not allotted to the "Jewish State" by the 1947 UN GA Partition plan.
www.palestineremembered.com /Acre/Palestine-Remembered/Story448.html   (3088 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1947 UN Partition Plan
UN marks partition plan anniversary with anti-Israel fest
The United Nations and Palestine: partition and its aftermath.
The U.S.-proposed "Trusteeship Agreement" for Palestine: the UN-styled plan that could have avoided forcible displacement of the Palestinian refugees in 1948.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=1947+UN+Partition+Plan   (354 words)

 Alternative Palestinian Agenda
This feasible partition was drawn after careful analysis of the various areas and took into consideration the current demographic makeup of the country, including its resources and the historical traditions of the various communities with respect to their relation to the land.
The second adjustment from the UN Partition Plan is to the south and constitutes the area around the village of Basmat Tabu’n which was allocated to the Jewish state in the UN Partition Plan but proposed for the Palestinian state here since it includes a cluster of populated Palestinian villages.
The district of Jerusalem as described in exhibit B of UN Resolution 181, November 29, 1947 is proposed to be separate from either state authority and to be the capital of the Federal Union of both states.
www.ap-agenda.org /config.htm   (4441 words)

 Suez Crisis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flanked to the north by Tapline and the Iraq Petroleum Company pipelines, the canal was the critical link in the postwar structure of the international oil industry.
British troops were withdrawn from Palestine in 1947 and the state of Israel was formally established in 1948, shortly followed by the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, which further established Israel's independence.
The incident demonstrated the weakness of the NATO alliance in its lack of planning and cooperation outside of the European theatre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Suez_crisis   (3029 words)

 Politics of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Supreme Court is located in Jerusalem and acts as an appellate court, and as the High Court of Justice as a court of first instance often in matters concerning the legality of decisions of state authorities.
In December 1985, Israel informed the UN Secretariat that it would no longer accept compulsory International Court of Justice jurisdiction.
However, when Sharon decided on his 2004 disengagement plan, which included evacuation of Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories (particularly the Gaza Strip), the National Union and National Religious Party withdrew from the coalition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Israel   (3097 words)

 IsraelVotes 2006 | Backgrounders on Key Issues
On November 29, 1947 the UN voted to accept a similar partition plan to replace British colonialist rule of the area.
The Arabs rejected the plan, and launched a failed bid to "unify" Palestine by crushing the fledging Jewish State in a military campaign that started as the Brits set sail for England on May 14, 1948.
Nevertheless, from 1948 - 1967 most of the land set aside by the UN partition plan for an Arab state was ruled by Jordan (Judea, Samaria - or the "West Bank" of the Jordan River) and Egypt (Gaza Strip).
www.israelvotes.com /oranim/bg_2006_fa1.php   (1157 words)

 History 20 - Activity Guide - Student Information Map: Palestine, UN Partition Plan, 1947
Under the UN partition proposal, less than half of Palestine was allotted to the Arab population.
Despite Arab rejection of the partition plan, the plan was put into effect and in May 1948, the new nation of Israel was declared.
UN security forces were sent to create a buffer zone between the Israelis and the Egyptians.
www.sasked.gov.sk.ca /docs/acthis20/info5-5.html   (10393 words)

 Zionism - UN Debate on Palestine Partition - November 26, 1947 - Including Gromyko's remarks
In their opinion this plan is contrary to the principles of justice and to their natural rights, since their right to independence is not questioned.
In seeking the principles on which the partition of Palestine, proposed by the Special Committee on Palestine, might be based, he did not i admit that the partition of Palestine was justified by any of the reasons usually advanced in its favour.
The opponents of the partition of Palestine into two separate, independent, democratic States usually point to the fact that this decision would, as they allege, be directed against the Arabs, against the Arab population in Palestine and against the Arab States in general.
www.zionism-israel.com /zionism_ungromyko2.htm   (13617 words)

 Press Release - ADL Deplores UN Resolution Recycling 1947 UN Partition Plan
It is astounding that the Human Rights Commission is recycling a dated and irrelevant resolution (UN Resolution 181) which set out a partition plan dividing the land between Israel and the Palestinians.
In 1947 this resolution was rejected by the Arabs and Palestinians.
At a time when energies should be focused on pushing the sensitive peace process forward, it is disturbing that the UN Human Rights Commission has chosen to pass this resolution which omits certain critical principles of the peace process.
www.adl.org /presrele/unitednations_94/3369_94.asp   (237 words)

 The Avalon Project : UN General Assembly Resolution 181
In relation to economic development, the functions of the Board shall be planning, investigation and encouragement of joint development projects, but it shall not undertake such projects except with the assent of both States and the City of Jerusalem, in the event that Jerusalem is directly involved in the development project.
He shall be assisted by an administrative staff classed as international officers in the meaning of Article 100 of the Charter and chosen whenever practicable from the residents of the city and of the rest of Palestine on a non-discriminatory basis.
A detailed plan for the organization of the administration of the city shall be submitted by the Governor to the Trusteeship Council and duly approved by it.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/un/res181.htm   (7287 words)

 History of Zionism and Israel - UN Debate on Palestine Partition - Remarks of Gromyko
This speech by Andrei Gromyko in the UN debate made it clear that the Soviet Union eventually would support partition only because the Arabs had made it impossible to create a one state state solution.
It also makes it abundantly clear that in 1947, contrary to its later stand and contrary to ideological pronouncements of Marxists, the USSR did not consider Zionism to be racist or colonialist.
In analysing the various plans for the future of Palestine, it is essential, first of all, to bear in mind the specific aspects of this question.
www.zionism-israel.com /zionism_ungromyko.htm   (5476 words)

 Arabs Reject UN Partition Plan
Arab rejection of partition in 1947 reflected a crisis of leadership in a community whose identity as Palestinians was not yet fully crystallized.
As the partition vote in the UN approached, it became clear little hope existed for a political solution to a problem that transcended politics: the Arabs' unwillingness to accept a Jewish state in Palestine and the refusal of the Zionists to settle for anything less.
The categorical rejection of partition by the Arab Higher Committee led by Haj Amin al-Huseini as well as the newly created Arab League represented an all-or-nothing attitude that was ultimately counterproductive.
www.palestinefacts.org /pf_independence_un_arabrejection.php   (583 words)

 MidEast Web - Documents and History - Partition Plan of 1947
Owing to the support of President Truman, and despite State Department advice and Department of Defense pressure, the United States likewise supported the partition plan, and ensured its passage.
The Arab League and Palestinian institutions rejected the partition plan, and formed volunteer armies that infiltrated into Palestine beginning in December of 1947.
The status of Jerusalem as a corpus separatum was reiterated in UN General Assembly Resolution 303 of December 9, 1949, even though the UN supervised armistice agreements determined that Jerusalem would remain divided between Jordan and Israel.
www.mideastweb.org /181.htm   (7943 words)

 History of Israel: 1947 UN Partition Proposal
The UN Plan was used as a pretense for taking over most of Palestine.
The 1947 proposal was not the first land division scheme, the Peel Commission suggested a partition plan in 1937.
In Nov 1947 the UN made a recommendation for a three-way partition of Palestine into a Jewish State, an Arab State and a small internationally administered zone that would have included Jerusalem.
www.representativepress.org /IsraelHistory.html   (1620 words)

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