Category Archives: Israel & Palestine

The Library of the Palestine Pilgrims' Text Society:

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In short, "the demonstration of Israel's devastatingly effective military strength," as Avi Shlaim has written, "increased American admiration for Israel and underscored her value as a potential ally."22 Prior to May 1948, it was assumed that the numerical superiority of the surrounding Arab states would nullify the prospects of a Jewish victory in Palestine. The people of Palestine, just like any other on Earth, had the right to create a viable State that would co-exist side-by-side with the State of Israel in peace and harmony, he said, adding that they had for too long been denied the fundamental right to self-determination.

Israeli Elite Units since 1948

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Nasser understood that he had lost the element of surprise and called off the attack. Given that we generally talk about both the West Bank and Gaza when talking about a potential Palestinian state, this is a major problem in terms of actual Palestinian leadership. It fought -- and won -- wars in 1967 and 1973 to occupy those territories. Whether the Decapolis geographically belonged to Syria, to Coele Syria (“Hollow Syria”; i.e., the southernmost region of Syria, which may include Palestine and is sometimes mistakenly limited to the modern Al-Biqāʿ valley ), or to Arabia (often identified as the land east of the Jordan River) is not clear, especially in the ancient geographers.

Jubilee Jottings, and a Pilgrimage to Palestine. MS. notes.

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Flag Description. maroon with a broad white . When international media broadcast images of Bill Clinton with Yitzhak Rabin and Arafat on the White House lawn in September, 1993 (the same year the World Trade Center was first targeted by Muslim terrorists), the Muslim world saw it as weakness on the part of the West. He brings a case study for a Morrocoan traveler Ayyashi in the seventeenth century, and another of an Englishman called T.

OLD TESTAMENT VOL I THE HISTORY AND RELIGION OF ISRAEL

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With the end of the war, however, all was forgiven as Jordan was again solicited to support a peace initiative in the perpetually troubled area. February 21, 1948: Eddie Jacobson, a longtime and close personal friend of President Truman, sends atelegram to Truman, asking him to meet with Chaim Weizmann, the president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine and the World Zionist Organization. At that point, Hadley said, Bush had concluded that an agreement between Olmert and Abbas was impossible, and he urged Livni to strike a deal with Abbas and run on it in the campaign: “The argument [was] the same for both sides: It’s, ‘Tzipi, you’ll never get to the right of Netanyahu, so you might as well run to his left with something to run on.’ And to Abbas, it’s: ‘Look, Hamas is gonna to kill you.

Future Israel: Why Christian Anti-Judaism Must Be

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Though one should not underestimate the lack of statesmanlike wisdom of American foreign policy makers … I could write a whole book proving that America seriously wants peace, and another book showing that they do not want peace.” He mentioned America’s fear of Soviet penetration of the Middle East, and their belief that peace is impossible without Russian participation. Meanwhile, Washington flatly opposes Kurdish independence, criticizing strategic cooperation between Turkey and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, while supporting the central government in Baghdad.

The Moral Lives of Israelis: Reinventing the Dream State

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The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. While the tortured history of the conflict dates back more than a century, this article covers the conflict beginning in 1948, when the state of Israel was declared. Formally, this became known as 'The Balfour Declaration'. Your borders shall run from the wilderness to the Lebanon and from the River, the river Euphrates, to the western sea." The no votes came from Israel, the United States, Canada, the Czech Republic, Panama, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru and Palau.

Infelix Israelem Inter Et Iudam Bellum Ex 2. Sam. Ii. V. 26.

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And while virtually no Jews want to return to the Arab countries they or their ancestors left, millions of Palestinians do want at least the option of returning home. There continue to be other tragic consequences of the 1967 blitz war. The Zionists felt that British restriction of immigration to Palestine had cost hundreds of thousands of lives. Note that the western border of Palestine has been pushed up to Jerusalem. WESTERN powers have long found money a good way of persuading the Hashemites, who rule Jordan, to do their bidding.

The Israeli Palestinians: An Arab Minority in the Jewish

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Gradually, however, the Chalcedonian doctrine gained ground, and Palestine became a stronghold of orthodoxy. Conservative Christian evangelicals had long been assumed to be the strongest pro-Israel faction within the Republican party; at the very least, the primary results showed that, whatever their personal views, the issue of Israel didn’t rise to the level importance of denying a candidate their vote over it.

American Public Opinion Toward Israel and the Arab-Israeli

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But the ripple in the water extends far beyond that. His next crisis was the rise of the Palestine Liberation Organization in the 1960s. The noted Alexandrian Jewish philosopher Philo, writing around the 1stCentury CE, opined, "Also Syria in Palestine, which is occupied by no small part of the very populous nation of the Jews, is not unproductive of honourable virtue." (XII.75) The Jewish historian Josephus (c.37-100 CE) was born and raised in Jerusalem, a military commander in Galilee during the First Jewish Revolt against the occupying Roman authority, acted as negotiator during the Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE and later penned vital volumes of Levantine Jewish history.

The 400 Silent Years: from Malachi to Matthew (Illustrated)

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An Arab summit meeting in Cairo in 1964 led to the formation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). And this week’s news is particularly interesting for MUNers — the world’s leaders are meeting in the General Assembly to discuss a conflict as old as the UN itself: Israel-Palestine. The data on fall out also assume relatively prompt effects. In earlier times this might have been excused (although biblically questionable) because of its common usage. One aspect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979 that seems to have been overlooked is the history of Iranian-Jewish relations.