This was used by the British as one rationale to establish an autonomous Arab state under the mandate, which it saw as at least partially fulfilling the undertakings in the Hussein-McMahon Correspondence. Eventually, Rabin came to believe that Hamas, Jihad and the broader Islamic movements of which they were a part posed more of a threat to Israel than the PLO.
As a result, the Zionist movement, the modern movement for the creation of a homeland for the Jewish people, was established as a political movement in In this same period, 45 Palestinians, including 6 children had been killed.
Civilians caught in an area of military activity generally panic. In these religious-nationalist riots, Jews were massacred in Hebron. The Zionists regarded the White Paper as a betrayal of the Balfour Declaration and a particularly egregious act in light of the desperate situation of the Jews in Europe, who were facing extermination.
The June War Afteralthough there was an armistice between Israel and the Arab states, the conflict continued and the region remained imperiled by the prospect of another war. The word Palestine is not even Arabic.
Foreign Palestine part of conflict Ernest Bevin decided that rather than being sent to Cyprus, the immigrants on board the Exodus would be returned to the ship's port of origin in France. The mandate over Transjordan ended on May 22,when the Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan later Jordan gained independence.
Although this list amounted to a rejection of the plan, the Bush administration pretended that both parties accepted it and renewed peace talks began on July 1. It was, indeed, unique both as the Holy Land of three world-religions and as the old historic national home of the Jews. However, they avoided attacks against British soldiers and military targets until the war was over, as they did not want to hurt the war effort against Germany in any way.
They were granted Israeli citizenship and the right to vote. However, most of the Jews in Palestine accepted the plan, and the Jewish Agency the de facto government of the Yishuv campaigned fervently for its approval. Eventually a Disengagement of Forces agreement was signed between the parties and a ceasefire took effect that ended the war.
There Has Never Been a Sovereign Arab State in Palestine The artificiality of a Palestinian identity is reflected in the attitudes and actions of neighboring Arab nations who never established a Palestinian state themselves.
Israel for the first time accepted the principle of repatriation [of the Arab refugees] and the internationalization of Jerusalem. The Intifada was renowned for its stone-throwing demonstrations by youth against the heavily armed Israeli Defense Forces.
During a week of communal violence, Jews and Arabs were killed and many wounded. Consequently, Israel initiated secret negotiations directly with PLO representatives.
Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria i. Publicly, the Zionist leadership accepted the UN partition plan, although they hoped somehow to expand the borders assigned to the Jewish state.
The seizure of Arab property by the Israelis was an outrage. The records, and companion ones by a United States monitoring unit, can be seen at the British Museum. First, the parties had to recognize the State of Israel. In October there were widespread solidarity demonstrations and a general strike in Arab and mixed towns inside Israel, in the course of which police killed 12 unarmed Palestinian citizens of Israel.
During the war, Israeli allied Phalangist Christian Arab militias carried out the bloody Sabra and Shatila Massacre in whichunarmed Palestinians were killed by the Phalangist militias while the Israeli troops surrounded the camps with tanks and checkpoints, monitoring entrances and exits.
In our research, we have found that children who are exposed to trauma tend to be more extreme in their behaviors and, later, in their political beliefs. It was the first time in modern history that Palestine became a unified political entity.
Rather, it was a popular mobilization that drew on the organizations and institutions that had developed under occupation. The Palestinian areas were surrounded by Israeli-controlled territory with entry and exit controlled by Israel.
Among the dead were 64 Jews in Hebron. The hijackers threatened to kill the remaining odd Jewish passengers and the French crew who had refused to leave.Palestine, area of the eastern Mediterranean region, comprising parts of modern Israel and the Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (the area west of the Jordan River).
The term Palestine has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region, which some have asserted also includes Jordan. A Synopsis of the Israel/Palestine Conflict. The following is a very short synopsis of the history of this conflict.
We recommend that you also read the much more detailed account, "The Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict." I write about it because I was a part of it.”.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is over who gets what land and how it's controlled. but still allows for negotiations over what parts of the city would be permanently Israeli and what parts. The conflict between Palestinian Arabs and Zionist (now Israeli) Jews is a modern phenomenon, dating to the end of the nineteenth century.
Although the two groups have different religions (Palestinians include Muslims, Christians and Druze), religious differences are not the cause of the strife. The Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict. By Jews for Justice in the Middle East Published in Berkeley, CA, Jews for Justice has made this excellent resource available to people around the world.
David Draiman has called out the mainstream media over their coverage of the Israel/Palestine conflict and offered his own reasons for supporting Israel.Download