Educational Guide to Israel's Declaration of Independence


As part of CIE's Israel@75 project, we provide the complete text of the Declaration of Independence, a breakdown of the text and how it was crafted, a video overview, links to resources providing the context of partition, the related issues of Israel's lack of a constitution and use of Basic Laws instead, and a range of activities and approaches to explore the document and observe Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel's Independence Day.

The main Declaration of Independence page provides the historical background and a basic breakdown of how the Declaration was constructed in four parts, as well as our whiteboard video examining and explaining the document. The main page leads to the following resource pages:




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