When David Ben-Gurion declared the independence of the State of Israel in May 1948, he was going against not only the opinions of the Americans, but of even his closest advisors. 

This past week, our Yom HaAtzmaut mission were privileged to have re-enacted that famous Friday afternoon. 

Rav Doron Perez describes the scenes behind closed doors that Ben-Gurion endured in the hours leading up to those fateful moments. 

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