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    2nd Aaliyah Davies Comp 101 October 17, 2015 Title- The Palestinians The Palestinians is the representation of their former homeland. The Palestinian people are no longer part of humanity. The Palestinians no longer have a homeland; they have migrated to other countries or been absorbed as non-citizens into Israel. In other countries, people no longer consider them as humans but instead consider them to be symbols or representations of being exiled in their country. In his essay “States,” Edward Said combines photographs and writing to represent Palestinians’ fallen identity. His goal was to reclaim the human identity of the Palestinians that were being alienated in different countries;…

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    Palestine and Zionism: The Thin Line between Hatred and Justice In 1947, millions of Palestinians lost their rights to their land. They were wiped off the map, abused in their own homes, and forcibly removed from their country. Children were slaughtered fearlessly, fathers were run over with tanks as they stood guard in front of their homes, and mothers were sexually and mentally assaulted in prisons. A nation once known for its beauty, kindness, and hospitality was entirely destructed and…

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    Sahar Khalifeh's Analysis

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    From the mid-19th century to present, strong tensions have existed between the Jewish and Palestinian peoples of the middle east due to the existence of the Israeli state in the majority of the area that formerly consisted of Palestine. Historically, tensions have been centered around the displacement and perceived mistreatment of Palestinians, who have lived in masses as refugees throughout the Middle East since the War of 1948 ended with the formation of Israel. Sahar Khalifeh is a Palestinian…

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    The process of Israel becoming a country began with the British mandate. The British mandate was a process that would declare the land of palestine as a safe haven for Jewish people. In 1947, the jewish settlements caused the Arabic natives to be moved to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. From 1948 to 1949, Israel was at war with the jews that had come into their country and fought to regain independence. This lead to Israel becoming a country after the war and being accepted by the United…

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    Al-Nakba Research Paper

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    When people hear about the Arab-Israeli conflict, they start thinking about how did it start? During the late 19th century, Jews came back from Europe to Palestine where they previously existed. The Jewish people indicated that they were met with violent opposition from the Arabs especially the Palestinians. The same story is claimed to be still happening till today. The claimed story that was just told is not true. What actually happened is that there was a Zionist movement from Europe after…

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    When Jewish people began to gather in Palestine in the early 20th century, the Palestinians who had been living there for the past several centuries understood the land to be their familial home. Their subsequent displacement from their homeland during the nakba caused an alienation of Palestinians from their homeland, both physically as well as mentally. The Palestinians have employed a number of methods to cope with the continuing trauma of their forced dispersion into lands across the…

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    Palestine, the Balfour Declaration in 1917 and the British Mandate of 1920, had raised the tension between Arabs and Jews. One of the most significant changes was the establishment of the Jewish State of Israel. “On 29 November 1947, thousands of people jumped out of their beds and rushed out onto the streets when the reports were broadcasted on the radio.” It was the day the UN proposed the partition of Palestine, between Arabs and Jews. On 14 May 1948, the British high commissioner for…

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    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is vastly significant today, but it also has a important rooted history and origin. Many historians start with discussing the late 19th century, however there are many origins long before that play a role in the conflict. Author, David Schafer, describes the theological causes that are rooted in the people. The idea of Zionism is another primary cause that is discussed. Ideas of both nationalism in the region and colonialism abroad…

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    Luke Martin Landscape of Hope and Despair 4/10/17 Landscape of Hope and Despair examines the refugee experience in Lebanon through the medium of spatial practices and identity, set against the backdrop of prolonged violence. Peteet argues that Palestinians have dealt with their experience as refugees by focusing attention on how a distinct Palestinian identity has emerged from over fifty years of refugee history. Specifically, she argues that Palestinians living in refugee camps in Lebanon…

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    Palestinian Rejectionism

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    Problem is Palestinian Rejectionism,” by Yosef Kuperwasser and Shalom Lipner and “Israel’s Bunker Mentality,” by Ronald Krebs attempt to dissect and solve one of the most complex geopolitical conflicts in recent human history, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yosef Kuperwasser and Shalom Lipner discuss that the one thing that’s stopping this conflict from being resolved is Palestinian reluctance to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. On the other hand, Ronald Krebs argues that it’s in Israel’s…

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