Independence Day

Did you know that it took just 32 minutes to restore independence to a people who had been without a country for 2,000 years? “Independence Day” is a close-up look at the little-known events that took place on the day the Jewish State of Israel was born -- May 14, 1948.

The Hope

A new series hosted by Gordon Robertson tells the story of the creation of the State of Israel, and examines a time period from early Jewish settlers of the 19th century to the Israeli declaration of statehood in 1948.

  • First broadcast: May 16, 2016, Himlen TV7
  • Episode number: 6
  • Duration: 25 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Swedish