(1947)

The State of Israel Was Born Here

Queens: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park/
New York City Pavilion

The New York City Building, built for the 1939 World's Fair, served as the UN's Headquarters from 1946-1950. On November 11, 1947, the General Assembly voted to partition Palestine and create the State of Israel (the result of a 33-13 vote with 10 nations abstaining).

Posted July 13, 2014 by gstavrou

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