Presentation on theme: "Aim: What events led to the ongoing conflict between Jews & Muslims"— Presentation transcript:
1 Aim: What events led to the ongoing conflict between Jews & Muslims Aim: What events led to the ongoing conflict between Jews & Muslims? Do Now: How would your life be different if you lived in a place that suffered from weekly terrorist attacks?HW: Come up with a realistic peace plan for the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
3 I. Reason for conflictA. Palestinians – Arabs who had lived in the area of Israel for 2000 years forced to moveB. Palestinians that remained forced to live in camps to make room for JewsC. Jerusalem is holy land to 3 major faithsD. Jews and Muslims each want to control Jerusalem
9 C. Israel Puts up a wall around Palestinian areas to prevent terrorist from moving into Israeli areas
10 Arab-Israeli Conflict Creation of Israel (1947)United Nations decided to partition Palestine between Jews and Palestinians.Jewish state = Israel.Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia & Syria declare war on Israel.The Suez Crisis (1956)Egypt gains control of the Suez Canal.Israel (w/ Britain & France) fight for control of the canal.Outside pressure to stop the war.The Six-Day War (1967)Israel strikes Middle Eastern airfields.Arabs backed by the Soviets.15,000 Arabs dead.Yom Kippur War (1973)Joint Arab attack on Jewish holy day.Creates a truce after a few weeks.