Miracle of Israel #6 - British Refugee Policy

For fear of jeopardizing oil interests, the British refuse to allow Jews into Israel.

Miracle of Israel #7 - Political Hopes

Ben Gurion brought the message of Zionism to the hopeless Holocaust refugees.

Miracle of Israel #8 - Jewish Response

The ragtag Jewish underground fights back against 100,000 British personnel.

Miracle of Israel #10 - The Exodus Ship

The British refuse a boatload of desperate Holocaust survivors entry into Israel.

Miracle of Israel #11 - Pressing the British

The British arrest Jewish leaders, and Eleanor Roosevelt visits the refugees.

Miracle of Israel #12 - Public Opinion

American Jewry gets behind the Zionist cause, as the British defer to the United Nations.

Miracle of Israel #13 - Soviets and the UN

An Iron Curtain goes up in eastern Europe, and the United Nations seeks a solution in Palestine.

Miracle of Israel #14 - Diverse Jewish Groups

The impact of Zionism on Reform, Orthodox, and Sefardic Jewry.

Miracle of Israel #15 - UN Partition Plan

World powers endorse the formation of a Jewish state.

Miracle of Israel #16 - Arab Violence

The Zionist enterprise gives rise to massive anti-Semitism in Arab countries.

Miracle of Israel #17 - Siege of Jerusalem

Jewish settlements are attacked by various Arab legions.

Miracle of Israel #18 - Palestinian Refugees

Arab leaders promise to “liberate the land.”

Miracle of Israel #19 - Countdown to Confrontation

The British evacuate the Galilee region, while Jews disagree over the nature of the future state.

Miracle of Israel #20 - Independence and War

For the first time in 2,000 years, the Jews regain sovereignty over their ancient homeland.

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