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  • Zionism In Israel

    One source asserts that a unitary state will end up either being an apartheid state with second-class citizens, or it will end up being a state that destroys the capacity of Israel to be a Jewish state, a clear contradiction of the original motive for its creation in 1947. (Israeli-Palestinian ProCon). This source argues that similarly to the segregation of countries throughout history, such as post World War II Germany or South Africa, the two groups would not be able to prosper with the subjugation of one group. Assimilation of the two ethnic groups into one state also contradicts the original purpose of the creation of Israel, and the Jewish people would once again lack a designated homeland. Therefore, the one state solution is completely infeasible, and the two state solution is the sole method of repairing the volatile situation in this area. This point is further explicated by a source that explains how “a one-state solution, limited as it is, will never be serious if it is an attempt to mask annexation, expulsion, or population transfer, on one side, or the eradication of an existing nation, on the other... Israel exists; the Palestinian people exist. Neither is provisional” (Israeli-Palestinian Conflict). The Palestinians and the Israelis remain distinct from each other and require their own land, their own community, and their own government…

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  • Democracy In Israel

    Parliamentary PR systems have been systematized in the literature as the “most” democratic regime, viewing the case of Israel through the lens of modernization theory as well as Bellin’s requisites for authoritarianism, it is evident that the suppression of women and minorities, as well as the existence of a credible threat provides plausible explanation for a drop in democracy over the time span of 1967-1999. Due to its unique beginning, Israel’s fluctuations in democracy cannot be analyzed…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Palestinian And Israeli Conflict Essay

    Small Jewish communities were setup throughout the Palestinian communities. The United Nations ordered a migration of the land for a new state called Israel, which caused major upset among the Palestinian people and they rejected the United Nations Partition Plan. Several Arab states invade Israel which forces them to eradicate many Palestinian villages and towns. After all was said and done Israel commanded 70% of Palestine. When many of the Palestinians that fled or were expelled tried…

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  • Israelis And Palestinians: Shadow Of Racism: Article Analysis

    Israelis & Palestinians: Shadow of Racism The very foundation of the Arab-Israeli conflict is racism. It was racism from of the countries that hosted Jews that drove them to the need for a jewish homeland and it was the racism of the Jews that made them think that it was there right to take what was originally the land of the Palestinians. For this paper I decided to choose two articles that discussed the development and effects of racism between Palestinians and Israelis throughout the…

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  • The UN Resolution 24-42: A Brave New World

    be respected, yes, but at the same time it should not be overplayed in such situations. Europe wanted to make it up to the Jews for their suffering during the Holocaust, which is understandable, but why not give them land that isn’t as heavily populated as Palestine was. Australia could have served the Jews well as Australia was not heavily populated and to this day it doesn’t have as many people as it could hold. To make matters worse between the Arabs and Jews the UN Resolution…

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  • The Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Israel & Palestine Conflict It is interesting to think that such that the modern conflict, like the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, started almost hundred years ago in the heart of both eastern and western Europe. Today Jewish nationalism is now known as Zionism, its origins stem from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. There are many political and social actions that created a foundation for Zionism. Most notably three stand out the most, the first being Dreyfus Affair of 1894, secondly the…

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  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict Analysis

    The Arab-Israeli conflict originated in a fight for land that transformed into a political and religious clash. Throughout the years, Jews and Palestinians fail to peacefully coexist in a land they both believe they are entitled to reside in. The territory, which is only 10,000 square miles, encompasses a wide range of people with different cultures and religious backgrounds. The Palestinians are defined as the Arabs who are of mainly members of a Christian, Muslim, or Druze religion and whose…

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  • Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The creation of the state of Israel in 1948 marked the beginning of the Arab-Israeli conflict. I will focus on how the creation of the state of Israel increased tensions between the Arabs and the Jews, in the period 1947-1956, as it led to the War of Independence, a refugee crisis, increased immigration and the Suez Crisis. Plans for the creation of Israel began after Britain announced that it was withdrawing from Palestine and handing control to The United Nations. As a result, UNSCOP was…

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  • Palestine Historical Problems

    officials promised control over Arab countries including Palestine to Sharif Hussein if he would revolt against the Ottoman Empire during WWI, which Sharif Hussein did. However, at home the British told the French they would divide Arab countries and they would keep Palestine. The British kept their word with the Balfour Declaration and brought the Jewish population in Palestine from 5% to 30%. When WWI ended the Ottoman Empire collapsed and Britain took over Palestine and they would rule until…

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  • Analysis Of Amos Oz's In The Land Of Israel

    Amos Oz’s In the Land of Israel: A Critical Academic Analysis Amos Oz is typically revered as Israel’s most famous author, having written many fiction and non-fiction books and short stories about Israel, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, the Middle East, and the world. This Ben Gurion University of the Negev Professor of Literature has shaped the way Israelis view themselves and how others view them and one of his most powerful books that does this is In the Land of Israel. The Land of Israel is a…

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