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Israel-Palestine Conflict

  • Peace

    For a long time Muslims, Christians, and Jews have lived in peace in Israel/Palestine. Each had their own reasons to stay; to every group the place was holy in some way. To Muslims, the location was sacred for Muhammad visited heaven from Jerusalem, for Christians, it was the crucifixion location of Jesus, and to Jews, it was the ancient kingdom of Jerusalem.
  • Zionism

    A group of people representing the minorities of the Jewish population decided to colonize and populate this land area, claiming it as their own since as early as 1200B.C. They felt as if they deserved the land and it still belonged to them. The Zionists moved and colonized from Europe to Palestine and their numbers increased from a small minority to 35 percent of the population.
  • Fighting Breaks Out

    Fighting Breaks Out
    As the increase of Zionists continue, word of taking over breaks out. The Palestinians hear rumors of the Zionists threatening to take over the land and transforming it into a Jewish homeland in Palestine. The indigenous population became increasingly alarmed and eventually fighting broke out.
  • Increased Jewish Immigration

    Increased Jewish Immigration
    With the Zionists plans, the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, and Hitler’s rise to power, more Jewish refugees flee to Palestine to escape conflicts in their old locations. As more and more Jews immigrated, the Palestinian citizens became more worried. The fighting continued to be elevated in violence and eventually the UN had to step in.
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    UN Partition Plan

    UN Partition Plan short MovieUN Partition Plan PictureThe UN steps in and declares a mandate on the country. The land was divided into Israel and Palestine. The UN's solution was to make the Zionists happy and recommended giving them 55% of Palestine to become a Jewish state, know as Israel.
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    War- Arabs vs. Jews

    1948 War- Picture1948 War- VideoBeing under Zionist pressure, the UN's plan wasn't as the Palestinians may have wanted it. The partition plan angered many of the Arabs because the Jews were only 35 percent of the population and owned less then seven percent of the Palestinians' and Israelis' land. A war between the Arabs and Jews broke out.
  • End of the War

    End of the War
    The surrounding countries then take most of the remaining land from the Arabs for themselves. The Arabs only have a tiny piece of their land left from what was once a vast country. Meanwhile, Israel's people figure out a way to enhance landscaping and take control of the great desert that is found on their land and revert dryness for growth of crops. They have successfully conquered this feat and are working on more ways of improving living in their new land.
  • Independence

    With the plan passed by the UN, Israel declares their independence in May. Within hours, the Arabs attack Israel in hopes of regaining their land. However, Israel fights back and by the end of the war, has claimed three quarters of the Arabs' land for Israel. The Arabs have once again been stripped of land by Israel.
  • Book Inciting Violence

    Book Inciting Violence
    A book published by Israeli Hasan Kamoonpuri titled "Muscat" was condemned for inciting violence. Recently, it has been instructing violence against Palestinians by insisting Israelis to carry weapons inside Palestinian territories. The book also refers to the West Bank as part of Israeli territory. Many Arabs found this book very disturbing and brought on insecurities in safety of their homes. In reassurance, the book was condemned and all ideas presented have been dismissed.
  • Arabs Boycott Israeli Products

    Arabs Boycott Israeli Products
    Although each group of Arabs and Jews has their own land, much conflict and turmoil are present. Britain's fifth-largest food retailer bought their produce from Israeli farmers, which contribute to four of Israeli's largest food distributors. Following the announcement, the Arabs boycott all of these five major food distributors. Britain's food retailer and other companies refuse to admit the affect the boycott has on their business and plans to drop all ties with Israeli producers.