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1 Israel and Palestine Today Unresolved Hatred of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

2 Israel Today

3 Arab-Israeli Conflict Review 1917: Balfour Declaration 1918: WW I Ends 1920: British Mandate 1920s-1940s: Jew Refugees 1945: WW II Ends 1947: U.N. Partition 1948: Creation of Israel 1956: Suez Crisis (Sinai War) 1967: Six-Day War 1973: Yom Kippur War 1979: Camp David Accords 1983: Oslo Peace Talks Intifada Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) – Fatah – Hamas Palestinian Authority Yasir Arafat Golda Meir Anwar Sadat Yitzhak Rabin Hosni Mubarak Menachem Begin

4 Palestinian Statehood Palestinians want their statehood Want control of own borders Desire to raise an army and have independence Israel thinks that an independent Palestine will endanger their national security

5 Jerusalem Has religious significance for both Jews and Muslims Jerusalem was in joint control until Israel captured the east side in the 1967 war Israel claims all of Jerusalem now and considers it their capital Most nations do not recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

6 Jewish Settlements Over 500,000 Jews live in occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip These Jewish settlers will not accept Palestinian authority In 2006 Israel withdrew all its settlements from the city of Gaza Jewish setters are still settling in the West Bank

7 Security Barrier Israel began constructing a wall in 2002 to stop unauthorized entry of Palestinians and terrorists Wall makes movement of Palestinians across their settlements more difficult

8 Palestinian Refugees 2.5 million Palestinians live in the West Bank and Gaza Strip 3 million Palestinians are scattered across the Arab world Palestinian leaders argue that all Palestinians that had to flee during the 1967 war should be allowed to return to their homes

9 Water Resources Water is limited in supply in the region Water resources aren’t allowed across borders Water rights remain a huge obstacle to peace agreements

10 Arab-Israeli Peace? Early in 2010 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Middle East leaders in Egypt The next day she went to Jerusalem to meet with Palestinian leaders The United States now supports a two state solution

11 Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Left: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Right: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Met in New York City in 2010 to discuss peace, no result

12 Agenda Goal: Understand the lasting effects of the Arab- Israeli conflict and begin reviewing for test on Thursday Comparative Religion – Christianity – Islam – Judaism Vocabulary, 20+ Terms Arab-Israeli Conflict

13 Comparative Religion Review Name of worshipper Origin Holy Text Building of Worship Significance of Jerusalem Titles of Religion Leaders Major Holy Days

14 Vocabulary Review Cultural Norm Ethnocentrism Christianity Judaism Islam Muslim Shiite Muslim Sunni Muslim Shari’a Law Jihad

15 Opening Thoughts On a piece of paper answer the following questions: Why do you think the United States supported the creation of a modern Israel nation in 1948? Why do you think the U.S. helped support Israel with weapons during many of its wars with Arab neighbors?

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