Relatives of Israel's declaration of independence signatories reenact ceremony

35 descendants of Israeli politicians, journalists and religious leaders who signed the 1948 declaration of Israel's independence gathered on Sunday to reenact the historic ceremony.
The 35 relatives of signatories of Israel's declaration of independence Photo Credit: Israeli Congress on Judaism and Democracy/Facebook

Descendants of signatories of Israel's declaration of independence gathered on Sunday to reenact the historic ceremony in which the establishment of Israel was declared.

The event was organized by The First Israeli Congress on Judaism and Democracy, a new project founded by Israeli academics to promote discussions on the complexities stemming from Israel's dual identity as Jewish and democratic.

The participants included relatives of signatories such as Israel's second Prime Minister Moshe Sharet, renowned journalist and Revisionist activist Herzl Rosenblum, Sephardic Israeli politician Behor Shalom Sheetrit and many others.



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