Israel (History of Civilization)

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The information presented is organized under 10 basic facts, each of which links to a more detailed explanation. First, he would invite in Livni and Kerry’s team to discuss the coalescing Pollard-for-prisoners-for-talks deal. Presumably also the oil resources of the area are considered vital. Institute of Peace joins with those mourning the passing of Nobel Peace Laureate Shimon Peres. During the reign of Herod the Great, who ruled Judea (the Roman name for Judah) as a Roman protectorate, Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem.

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Reflections in Palestine. 1883

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In that year, the Muslim ruler Saladin conquered Jerusalem. Give students basic tips on public speaking. Ask them to stand straight and speak to the entire class, not just you. However, sharing was not part of the Arab psychological makeup then nor now. Etzel, Jewish underground organization, founded. To protect its citizens, Israel has to ban all private Palestinian cars from the main roads, rebuild roadblocks and barriers throughout Judea and Samaria, and end the turnover of West Bank towns (especially Bethlehem) to the Palestinian Authority.

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Geography of Palestine: Historical and Descriptive, On a New

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The Kings Highway ran north and south through the Transjordan. He shifted in his seat with every answer. 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. Shimon Peres suffered a stroke this week. The 93-year-old Israeli political icon is the last of the state�s founders and influencers. The ancient Jewish kingdoms of Israel and Judea had been successively conquered and subjugated by several foreign empires, when in 135 CE the Roman Empire defeated the third revolt against its rule and consequently expelled the surviving Jews from Jerusalem and its surroundings, selling many of them into slavery.

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Rome and Jerusalem;: a study in Jewish nationalism,

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According to several prominent and recurrent Hamas bulletins: "Haifa, Jaffa, and Tel-Aviv...all of Palestine, will be liberated." A large number of Jews were Russian nationals. The three-week conflict resulted in the deaths of 1,440 Palestinians and 14 Israelis, left thousands injured, and caused widespread destruction in Gaza. US and Israeli intelligence concluded Arafat has had an agreement with Iran for shipments of heavy weapons and millions of dollars to Palestinian groups that are waging guerrilla war against Israel.

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The Holy Land: being sketches of the Jews, and of the land

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Senator Brrnie Sanders has had particular difficultiy in making some of his policy positions well-known, especially because some elements of the news media have treated his candidacy as a lost cause not worthy of full coverage. This small force was reinforced after bridges were put across the canal, and the Israelis cut off the entire Egyptian third army. (Click for map of Egyptian front ) Cease-fires ended most of the fighting within a month.

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New York to the Orient; A Series of Letters Written During a

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S. officials regularly denounced violence and no doubt feared it, there was an increasing sense that the balance of power had shifted in a way that held out new possibilities advantageous to Washington. The BBC provides plentiful helpful contextual and current information on the Middle East crisis. But these issues are mentioned infrequently in the documents in comparison to the Cold War concerns. Of course, at the time, they had one -- they were Jordanians!

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Moynihan's Moment: America's Fight Against Zionism as Racism

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The immediate problem is the question of who can legitimately claim sovereignty over the disputed areas of east Jerusalem and the "West Bank," a term coined by Jordan when it controlled the area from 1949 until 1967. This prophecy of Hosea has been fulfilled over the centuries and is being fulfilled to this very day. Consequently, the dissidents vent their anger and produce many believers. (USN&WR, 10/22/01, 43) ..... I’ve said many times what Obama could do. Furthermore, thorough and ongoing updating of death records, a prerequisite of reliable data, was not instituted." 27 In 1959 Dr.

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Germany, Turkey and Zionism, 1897-1918

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Israel and Palestine or the OPT - Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, with East Jerusalem, and Gaza) - are located along the Mediterranean Sea between Egypt in the south, Lebanon to the north and Jordan to the east. They remained there until freed by Cyrus of Persia in 538 BCE. Israel is vulnerable to attacks from terrorist elements based in Syria like ISIS or Jabhat al-Nusra. Israel would invade the Sinai and land paratroopers near the Mitla pass. The Zionist identity and national sentiment were clearly augmented because they held a powerful and independent economic sector, which meant an increased (and slowly indisputable) hold over the Promised Land.

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The Palestinian Intifada

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This charter calls for the destruction of Israel and the killing all Jews. Truman responds: "You win, you baldheaded son-of-a-bitch. With the land routes cut off by the Haganah, tens of thousands of the citizens of Jaffa and neighboring villages fled by boat: south to Gaza and Egypt, and north to Lebanon. (via Walid Khalidi, Before Their Diaspora) Jaffa Harbor, Palestine: Palestinian refugees flee Jaffa by boat for Gaza, Apr-May 1948.

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Israel (The International Library of Politics and

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Here Avnery addresses the elusive question of whether the US government really has any commitment to a Middle East peace process, along with the broader (and more elusive) question that lies behind it: ‘why do Israeli interests play such a significant role in the machinations of the US government?’ I was hoping that Avnery was going to give a simple answer to this latter question such as would allow us to look for a simple remedy.

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