Essay about The Israel Declaration Of Independence

858 Words Dec 7th, 2016 4 Pages
The Israel Declaration of State and the responding Palestine Declaration of Independence are written with a clear exchange in dialogue. For example, both documents open in nearly the same language, tone, and position, “The Land of Israel was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Here their spiritual, religious, and political identity was shaped. Here they first attained to statehood, created cultural values of national and universal significance and gave the world the eternal Book of Books” (Jewish Declaration), and “Palestine, the land of the three monotheistic faiths, is where the Palestinian Arab people were born, on which it grew, developed and excelled. Thus the Palestinian Arab people ensured for itself an everlasting union between itself, its land, and its history” (Palestine Declaration). These openings are strikingly similar, but it thus begs the question of the merits of each of the claims. Regardless, the two Declarations opening and entire body have a strong correlation in style and language. Another similarity between the two documents is are the claims of injustices done to their respective people in order to justify declaration of the land. The Israel Declaration includes the following, “the catastrophe which recently befell the Jewish people-the massacre of millions of Jews…undaunted by difficulties, restriction and dangers, and never ceased to assert their fright to a life of dignity, freedom, and honest toil in their nation homeland” (Israel Declaration),…

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