David Ben-Gurion provides substantive outlines needed for moving toward the Jewish state
(R-L) Zionist leaders Moshe Sharett, Chaim Weizmann, and David Ben-Gurion pictured in 1939. Photo Courtesy of the Central Zionist Archives.

Despite WWII in Europe, and the British White Paper, Ben-Gurion outlines in 1941 a pragmatic policy for Jews to pursue in building a state: educate Jews world-wide, embrace the Arab community
in Palestine as neighbors, build an economy, strengthen Jewish defense, and be prepared to
absorb the coming influx of Jewish immigrants. Read more