An old-fashioned LSKidStuff book report.
by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
O JERUSALEM! PART THREE.
Words for the blanks below are at the end….in the correct order.
In closing are two fitting _________ to show the depth of
feeling on both sides of the conflict.
A ________ OF HAJ AMIN….AND A VERY
Abdul Husseini was an ________. Perhaps because of his
relationship to Haj Amin…or perhaps for other reasons…..Abdul’s
superiors refused to properly supply him with ________
needed for his onslaughts and battles against the ________
An exceptionally _______ young man, Abdul wrote his
young son a _________ shortly before he died.
This land of brave men is our ancestor’s land.
On this land the Jews have no claim.
How can I sleep when the enemy is upon it?
Something burns in my heart.
My country is calling.
Jerusalem in March and April of ________ was under siege.
Because convoys must travel through ________ villages to
get to Jerusalem…the convoys rarely made it.
With 100,000 residents in the city of Jerusalem, a meticulous
Jewish _______ _______ recorded on _________,
March 29, 1948 that warehouses in Jerusalem contained enough
flour to provide each Jewish resident with just six
_______ ____ ________.
On one especially _________ run through the Arab villages
on the road from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, the __________
lost most of their __________ and many weapons.
The Arab villagers enjoyed a _________ for a number of days,
as the food destined (meant) to feed the city of Jerusalem
fell into their hands.
“GET MORE TRUCKS!”
Israel’s Grand Old Bull Ben Gurion gave the __________.
“Get more trucks!”
After two days of scouring (searching) Tel-Aviv’s trucking companies,
Ben Gurion’s men had managed to assemble ________ ________ vehicles.
To get what was needed, the Haganah simply __________ them.
Young men and __________ from the Jewish army training camps
were sent to busy ____________. They were to stop every
truck they saw. With their ________ ________ they
directed the drivers to a field.
Protesting _________, the drivers were formed into a convoy
and under the command of __________ soldiers and their
Sten guns, the drivers were packed off to pick up _________.
Because most of the hijacked trucks were _________ personally
by the drivers and represented their livelihood, they were not
inclined to abandon them…so they did what they were told.
Passing on the road to Jerusalem laden (full of) food, the Arabs
saw a __________ sight…..Fords, hay wagons, delivery vans,
________ ________, heavy Mach dump trucks, and
farm equipment vehicles,
many of them __________ with posters advertising soap, baby food,
a kosher butcher store and a shoe factory in Tel Aviv.
They made it through to ___________ that ________.
Those living in Jerusalem were just as ___________ at the
sight of the convoy as the _____________ driver’s were pulling
through the ________ ________!
“IF I FORGET THEE, O JERUSALEM…..”
There was a _______ ________ driven by one of their leaders,
a leader who had himself driven the _____________ road to Jerusalem.
On the _________ _________ he had painted six words….
“If I forget thee, O Jerusalem…”
Nine out of the thirteen members needed to form statehood in the early morning hours of May 14, 1948 were present. The vote was five to four in favor.
On one vote hung the rebirth of the Jewish state.
It was suggested the ISRAELI DECLARATION FOR STATEHOOD stipulate the borders given to the Jews when the United Nations partitioned the holy land between the two factions….Jews and Muslims.
Ben Gurion rejected the idea with these words:
“The Americans did not announce the frontiers of
their state in the Declaration of Independence.”
He reminded the group that the Jews had accepted the UN partitioning of Jerusalem. The Arabs had not; therefore by their action Ben Gurion felt they had forfeited their right to the partition plan.
“No!” he said.
“The borders will be those that will come out of the war we have before us.”
(Note: The next day the new state of Israel was attacked.)
The group then chose a name for themselves. Two names were mentioned….Zion and Israel…..with the name of Israel chosen.
Miracles from the strong arm of a great God.
God bless A Miracle…AMERICA
God bless JERUSALEM!
THESE WORDS ARE NEEDED FOR ALL THE BLANKS ABOVE.
EPITAPHS (CONCLUSIONS) COUSIN ARAB
WEAPONS JEWISH BRAVE POEM 1948
BEDOUIN (ARAB VILLAGERS)
RECORD KEEPER MONDAY SLICES OF BREAD DISASTROUS
ZIONIST (JEWISH PEOPLE) TRUCKS
VERY FEW HIJACKED GIRLS
INTERSECTIONS MACHINE GUNS
LOUDLY TEENAGE FOOD
OWNED STRANGE FACTORY TRUCKS
JERUSALEM NIGHT STARTLED (SURPRISED)
KIDNAPPED CITY GATES
BLUE FORD TREACHEROUS