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On May 13, 1948, a day before the state of Israel was proclaimed, the Haganah launched Operation Shfifon (Hebrew: ◊ě◊Ď◊¶◊Ę ◊©◊§◊ô◊§◊ē◊ü‚Äé, lit. Operation Cerastes Cerastes) with the aim of capturing the British outposts in the Old City of Jerusalem and preventing the Arab forces from taking control of them first.

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