The United Nations General Assembly, in November 1947, ruled in favor of the establishing of a Jewish state (Partition Plan UN Resolution 181). The
"In favour: 33
Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Byelorussian S.S.R., Canada, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Guatemala,
Haiti, Iceland, Liberia, Luxemburg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Sweden, Ukrainian
S.S.R., Union of South Africa, U.S.A., U.S.S.R., Uruguay, Venezuela.
Afghanistan, Cuba, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Yemen.
Argentina, Chile, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Honduras, Mexico, United Kingdom, Yugoslavia."
Israel proclaimed/declared the establishment of the state of Israel in May 1948.....
This was recognized the same day of the declaration by the US and 3 days later by the USSR/Russia....others followed.
This is way off of the original intent of this thread though Nerdling.