UN Security Council Resolution 242

June 13, 2019

The Resolution calls for unspecified Israel withdrawal from territories in return for right of all states to live in peace.

Arab League Summit Resolutions

June 12, 2019

Arab states declare “no peace, no negotiation, no recognition” with Israel after their collective defeat in the June 1967 War.

The Alon Plan

June 11, 2019

July 26, 1967: The Alon Plan reflects a response to Israel’s pre-1967 war border vulnerability seeking a future west bank arrangement that is not a strategic/geographic threat to Israel and its coastal plain population centers.

Israeli Chief of Staff Yitzhak Rabin: The Right of Israel

June 10, 2019

Receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the Hebrew University following the conclusion of the June 1967 War, Rabin delivers a speech on behalf of Israel’s entire Defence Forces. He highlights the harsh realities of war, yet concentrates on commending the extraordinary efforts of Israel’s armed forces.

The Israeli Government Designed Peace Plan Devised After the June 1967 War

June 9, 2019

Following the conclusion of the June 1967 War, the Israeli government sent word to Egypt and Syria seeking peace plan that was intended to jumpstart a peace process with Israel’s belligerent neighbors, Egypt and Syria. The messages were sent through the US, but no response was apparently received.

Abba Eban Speech at Special Assembly of the UN, June 19, 1967

June 8, 2019

Following the conclusion of the June 1967 War, the Israeli government sent word to Egypt and Syria seeking peace plan that was intended to jumpstart a peace process with Israel’s belligerent neighbors, Egypt and Syria. The messages were sent through the US, but no response was apparently received.

Prime Minister Levi Eshkol Statement to the Knesset at Conclusion of June War

June 7, 2019

Two days after the conclusion of the June 1967 War, Eshkol, recounts the series of events that led to war, the war itself and the immediate aftermath. He reaches out to Arab states for peace seeking a path to peace with her belligerent neighbors. A week later, Israel will quietly messages Cairo and Damascus through the US, hat Israel seeks an end to the conflict. No answers are received.

Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser: Resignation Broadcast

June 6, 2019

In four days the Israeli army swept through Sinai. He acknowledged Israel’s pre-emptive strike. Nasser blamed the US and Britain for aiding Israel’s success, yet took responsibility for the Arab defeat and resigned. Immediately millions of Egyptians poured into the streets angry that he led the country to defeat, but loving him as a father, demanded that he stay as President. All the Egyptian military command resigned, but Nasser stayed in office till his death in September 1970.

Israel Ambassador to the UN Gideon Rafael to the UN Security Council

June 5, 2019

A detailed outline is presented of events that led to the June 1967 War.

President Nasser Speech to the Egyptian National Assembly

June 4, 2019

Nasser asserts that the conflict with Israel is not over access to the Gulf of Aqaba but the very existence of Israel; Egypt’s foes are Britain and the US that support Israel.

Prime Minister Levi Eshkol’s Radio Address to the Nation

June 3, 2019

With tensions on its borders, Eshkol tries to reassure Israeli public. Instead he gives a “painfully faltering” speech. Popular and party disgruntlement follow, opening the way for Eshkol to turn over the Defense Ministry two days later to General Moshe Dayan.

HMG White Paper: Statement of Policy

May 8, 2019

Zionist leaders—David Ben-Gurion, Chaim Weizmann and Eliezer Kaplan—learning of the British intent to limit severely the Jewish national home’s growth. Increasingly, they are also aware of the German government’s hostilities towards European Jewry.