November 29: A mystery date for most Israelis

30.11.2011                      04.Kislev. 5772

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November 29: A mystery date for most Israelis

Poll show that 73% of Israeli adults do not know the historical significance of the date, when the UN General Assembly decided to end the British Mandate and adopt the partition plan.

Nearly three-quarters of Israeli adults don't know the historical significance of November 29, the date in 1947 when the UN General Assembly decided to end the British Mandate and adopt the partition plan, according to a poll conducted for the Sderot Conference for Society.
The ignorance rate was highest among the ultra-Orthodox and immigrants, reaching 96% and 94% respectively….