No, I'm not a native Israeli, but I am a New Yorker. Perhaps that makes me slighty more polite. Thanks for the brief explanation. So, an internal war, by the Arabs against the Jews, began the day after the UN resolution on partition, on 1 Dec 1947, as you say. What was the Arabs' ultimate goal in fighting the Jews?
Saudi-led coalition air strike kills around 30 Yemeni civilians (Reuters)
from the article: Some serious thoughts on Syria