Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

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    Israeli and Palestinian split

    The UN decided to split Israel, the Jews accepted but the Arabs denied it. On May 1948 Israelis declare independence, but Arab states attack and Israel defeats Arab armies and take over much more territory
  • The Six Day War

    Israel launches a surprise attack. Syria, Jordan, and Iraq are force to join the fighting, but Israel defeats the Arab forces. Winning control of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, Gaza, Sinai, and the Golan Heights.
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    Then and Now

    Israelis have created and maintained Jewish settlements within the West Bank and Gaza. These communities are surrounded by safety zones where Palestinians are not allowed to farm, and have roads that they are not allowed to use.
  • The Yom Kippur War

    During the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Egypt and Syria launch a surprise attack on Israeli forces in Sinai and the Golan Heights. Israel pushes back both armies and a cease-fire is declared. Israel later returns the land of Sinai and the Golan Heights.
  • Signs of Peace

    After Egyptian president Anwar Sadat’s surprise visit to Jerusalem, US President Jimmy Carter helps negotiate peace between Egypt and Israel. In return Israel returns the rest of Sinai. Also Egypt is the first to nation to recognize Israel
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    The Intifada

    Angered by Israel’s conrol of the West Bank and Gaza, Palestinians begin an uprising, with youths throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers. Also the first suicide attack on civilians in Israel takes place on 1989