Did you know that October was a month for historic happenings in the establishment of the state of Israel?

  • October 22, 1945: Senators Robert Wagner of New York and Robert Taft of Ohio introduced a resolution expressing support for a Jewish state in (what was then called) Palestine.
  • October 4, 1946: On the eve of Yom Kippur, President Truman issued a statement of the United States’ support for the creation of a "viable Jewish state."