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State Of Israel Historical Perspective
1,381 wordsA Re-Evaluation of Israel's Actions in the Mid-East Conflict Examination of the situations that created and motivated Israel Now it can be told- Western historians are re-examining the troubled 20 th century history of Israel and Palestine. Previously published revelations of Israel's military strength and aggressive operations during the 1948 Israeli-Arab war remained confined to a select group of historians: (Simon Flapan, The Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities and Indian Page, The Making of...
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Israeli Prime Minister Six Day War
1,885 wordsOn November 29, 1947, the United Nations voted to divide the Middle Eastern land called Palestine into two independent nations, one Arab and one Jewish. On May 14, 1948, a new nation was born: Israel. The Jews of Israel and the world celebrated with joy and gladness, because for over two thousand years, they had hoped to return to the land of their heritage. (Silverman, 1) However with Jews from all around the world returning to Israel, the Arabs residing in this land were forced into exile. The...
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Arthur James Balfour And The Declaration
1,041 wordsHighly recognised for his continuous support of the establishment of a Jewish national homeland in Palestine and the Balfour Declaration, Arthur James Balfour is one of the most prominent individual figures that contributed to the seemingly inevitable declaration of the State of Israel in 1948. The Balfour declaration added a new dimension and even greater complications to the conflict between the Arabs and Jews in Palestine. The declaration was issued on November 2 nd, 1917 on behalf of the Bri...
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Israeli Prime Minister Camp David Accords
1,863 wordsThe Arab world is not in a compromising mood Nations never concede; they fight. You wont get anything by peaceful means or compromise. You can, perhaps get something, but only by the force of your arms But its too late to talk of peaceful solutions (Bard 1). The Arab League Secretary Azzam Pasha said this statement on September 16, 1947, eight months before the state of Israel was established. The Arabs held this mentality in a time when Israel was not yet a fact. This trait was hereditary in th...
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Six Day War Egypt And Israel
1,904 wordsConflict In the Middle East Since the United Nations partition of Palestine in 1947 and the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948, there have been four major Arab-Israeli wars (1947 - 49, 1956, 1967, and 1973) and numerous intermittent battles. Although Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979, hostility between Israel and the rest of its Arab neighbors, especially with Palestinian Arabs, has continued because of the lack of co-operation by the Arabs. The first war began as a...
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Camp David Accords Israel And Egypt
3,626 wordsEgypt-Israeli Conflict and the West- The History of the conflict in the Middle East is long and well documented. To both, and to many biased observers the history of the Egyptian/Israeli conflict is very one sided, with one government, or one people causing the continued wars between the two neighboring states. But, as any social scientist of any reputation will state, all international conflicts have more than one side, and usually are the result of events surrounding, and extending over the pa...
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City Of Jerusalem State Of Israel
1,457 wordsJerusalem was not always considered to be the religious center of the world. in fact, many times in Jerusalem's history it was completely uninhabited. Jerusalem was first settled in 3500 BCE on the Other above the Given Spring. The city was deserted at an unknown date until the 19 th century BCE. When the city appeared in the Egyptian Execration Texts. In those texts the city was known as Rusalimum. However the city of Jerusalem was truly developed in the heart of The Hyksos Period. King David, ...
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Arab Israeli Conflict Israel And Egypt
1,903 wordsNathan T. Abrams English Comp. II Prof. Lieberman Israel Foreign Policy Israel is located in the Middle East, along the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea, bordered by Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt. It lies at the junction of three continents: Europe, Asia, and Africa. Long and narrow in shape the country is only 290 miles in length and 85 miles in width at its widest point. Israel is a country of immigrants. Since its creation in 1948, the population has increased seven-fold. Today, ...
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Israeli Palestinian Conflict State Of Israel
2,354 wordsThe Israel-Palestine Peace Process Introduction The idea of peace in the Middle East has been fought over, discussed, caused physical battles, and political name-calling. The conflict caused by misunderstanding the will of God and the pride of man has been history's leitmotif since the beginning of recorded time. In certain parts of the world, that recurrent theme is more of a constant heartbeat. Since the outbreak of the second intifada, people around the world have witnessed many bloody scenes...
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State Of Israel Arab Countries
2,823 wordsWestern historians are re-examining the troubled 20 th century history of Israel and Palestine. Previously published revelations of Israels military strength and aggressive operations during the 1948 Israeli-Arab war remained confined to a select group of historians: (Simon Flapan, The Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities and Indian Page, The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947 - 1951). Now, the established media is beginning to publish similar information. Washington Post editor, S. Rosen...
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B C E Judaism Christianity And Islam
2,082 wordsComparison and contrast of the basic ideas of: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Todays religious beliefs, governmental structures, laws and traditions of social behavior find their roots in the development of three main belief systems Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Although other religious movements have developed throughout the years, these three belief systems have had the most impact on civilizations of the West. To better understand this impact, it is important to trace the development of ...
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State Of Israel Jewish Homeland
719 wordsOne of the most important influences in the movement that led to the creation of the state of Israel was Jewish writer and journalist Theodor Herzl. He was born on May 2, 1860 in Budapest, Hungary. Herzl studied law in Vienna, but later on went into a literary career. This proved a good decision, as he became a well-known playwright and essayist and in 1891, Hertzl was appointed Paris correspondent for the Vienna Neue Freie Presse (New Free Press). During the Alfred Dreyfus affair in 1894, anti-...
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Six Day War War Of Independence
621 wordsMoshe Dayan Israeli general and statesman. For 25 years, he figured prominently in all of Israels wars and more than anyone else personified his countrys determination to survive. He was born on a kibbutz (cooperative farm) near Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee) on May 20, 1915. At the age of 14 he joined the Haganah (Jewish militia), which defended Jewish settlements from Arab attacks, and later received special anti guerrilla training from the British. When the British outlawed the Haganah in 193...
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