Jews from Russia and Eastern Europe were among the first
to come to Palestine. They were following the teachings
of the new Zionist movement and worked to create a new Jewish
society in the ancient land of Israel.
many years of building and developing the land the Jews
in Israel finally had their hopes realized. On the last
day of the British mandate, the temporary Israeli government
declared its independence.
that the Jewish state existed it worked on making it a home
for all Jews all over the world. Israel now brought together
traditions and cultures from all over the world to create
a new Israeli society.
all the diversity within Israeli society, most Israelis
are still struggling with the same issues of being part
of one Jewish nation.