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    The term “Zionism” originally encapsulated the longing Jews in exile expressed for Palestine and their desire to return and permanently inhabit their homeland as prophesied in the Torah. Zionism as an ideology did not form until the end of the 19th Century as Jews confronted anti-semitism , pogroms, and diasporic living conditions which could only be overcame by returning to their Jewish Homeland. Since the conception of the Zionist Ideology, there have been various movements who have created their

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    The Iron Cage Book Review

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    dispassionate depiction of Palestine in the periods of the Ottoman and British

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    have been dispersed throughout the Holy Land, Palestine. After the rise of Pan Arabism and Arab- Israeli conflicts which had commenced during the time of the Ottoman Empire, they faced each other in variety of occurrences, which lead to consequences in the economical and political factors of each empire and it’s movement. Pan Arabism, the nonreligious Arab nationalist beliefs established by Michel

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    Dbq Jewish Independence

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    Arabs, Britain took Palestine from the Ottoman Turks in 1917-1918. Arabs rebelled against Turks, because Britain promised them the independence of their countries in 1915-1916 through correspondence with, the leader of Mecca, Sharīf Ḥusayn ibn cAlī. However, Britain made other conflicting commitments in secret through the Sykes-Picot Agreement with France and Russia in the 1916, pledging to divide and rule the Arab regions with its allies. In a third agreement, in the 1917 Balfour Declaration, Britain

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    Essay On Israel Conflict

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    The Israeli Palestinian conflict Jacob barker The Israel Palestine conflict is one that existed for centuries. The location of Israel is the birthplace of many religions and wars the land has been fought over for centuries. Now the two people that are in this area are fighting over dominance. The two peoples(Jewish people and the Palestinians) have been fighting for years, but with no clear end in sight. The neighbors of Israel want the conflict to stop, but they all have different endings

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    themselves and considered various locations such as America and Africa before settling on Palestine. As time passed, more and more Jews (Zionists) immigrated to Palestine and tried to take over the land in order to create a homeland. This is also fuelled by the increasing number of Jewish immigrants to Palestine due to the rise Hitler’s power. In 1947, United Nations intervened in the conflicts and divided the Palestine by giving 55% to the Jewish population. The Palestinians were not happy with the intervention

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    Operation Thunder Sabbath

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    On 14 May 1948, David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the State of Israel, founded on the Zionist Movement, which supports the creation of a Jewish homeland. Directly after this declaration of independence, numerous Arab nations made it clear that they would go to extreme lengths to prevent the establishment of the Jewish state. A coalition of four Arab countries - Egypt, Syria, Trans-Jordan and Iraq - and Palestinian forces immediately attacked Israel, in what became known as the Palestinian War. Numerous

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    country or land are formed in times of hardship, as in the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Readers see an establishment of Karim’s profound connections through his character growth, reflections on his list, and experiences in the Hopper’s ground. Karim’s connection to Lineman and his reaction to Hopper’s bomb are times where his character growth is used with symbolism to portray profound connections to Palestine or the land are formed during times of hardship. At the beginning of the novel,

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    Arabs believed this was a good deal, so they revolted against the Ottomans in 1916. After the war, the British foreign secretary, Arthur James Balfour, gave official support to Britain’s Jewish community to establish a national home for Jews in Palestine. That’s where the conflict really started. Both sides believed they had the right to establish a nation in the region so they

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    Looking back upon the origin of the Israel-Palestine conflict, one will see that Palestine once was a nation. For more than a century, the country has been occupied by other nations, though the conflict we today know as the Israel-Palestine conflict only started around the 1. World war. In order to fully grasp how actions made half a century ago, is able to have an impact so large on history that even today the Palestinian people are fighting for a Palestine. We have chosen to use Foucault's thoughts

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    The Refugee Crisis

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    OPINION ESSAY The refugee’s topic is not something new. However, the refugee crisis we are suffering today has a long story behind. It all began 1916, after the First World War, when Great Britain gave some lands it had conquered in Palestine to the Jewish so that they could create their own county. The Palestinians, who were mainly Muslims, did not really liked to have Jewish in their lands and finally war began. Until today, nor Europe neither any other country has put an end to that conflict even

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    Palestinians to leave. These people fled to the neighbouring Arabic states of Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Iran. Today the Palestinian community is assumed to be the largest national group among refugees worldwide. More then 5 million refugees from Palestine are under United Nations custody. In addition, human rights protection of these people became essentially important according to the rapid population growth in the 20th and 21st centuries. These new circumstances led the international community to

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    Introduction South Africa and Palestine are both countries have a history (or currently facing) of discrimination against certain people. Due to this decimation one can see many forms of resistance coming to life. One of these forms of resistance, which was used by Palestine and South Africa is known as resistance poetry. When analysing South Africa and Palestine resistance poetry one will pick up on similarities, however there will also be differences. These differences are due to a different history

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    At Night Poem Analysis

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    Officially, the goal of the Israeli operation in Lebanon was to define the establishment of peace and security for the Northern territories of the country. However, this goal is only partially met reality. The main goal was to crush the Palestinian resistance movement, the center of territorial dislocation which after the bloody clashes of 1970 in Jordan became Lebanon. Certainly understanding that Israeli soldiers were sent not to their war arose, within the Israeli army, and chiefly within the

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    Anti-Semitism and Discrimination of the Jewish People Before and Leading up to WW1 Anti-Semitism in the dictionary means hostility to or prejudice against Jews. It has been a problem for the Jewish people ever since the times of the Egyptian Pharaoh’s and there on to about World War 2. The Pharaohs believed that the rapid growth of the Israelite people was a problem waiting to happen because they were thought to side with Egypt’s enemies. The Jewish people do not have a place to call their own

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    Falafel Research Paper

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    Who really invented Falafel? Jews or Arabs? the food debate goes on. Israeli researcher Prof. Shaul Stampfer did a research on what bagels and falafel mean to Jews. What he found out surprised him. Prof. Shaul Stampfer is a professor of Soviet and East European Jewry at Hebrew University 's Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies. In a story published in Haaretz, Stamper investigated and traced back the history of the famous 'traditional ' food, and why it is considered as a Jewish dish. Prof. Stampfer

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    Critical Discourse Analysis The term Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) is used interchangeably with Critical Linguistics (CL). Nonetheless, since not long ago it seems that CDA is preferred to speak of the theory formerly known as CL. CDA considers language a social practice (cf. Fairclough: 1989). This theory regards the social context in which the language is used as crucial. Critical Discourse Analysis directs much of its attention and dedicates a substantial amount of research to the relation

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    Furthermore, as it has been discussed previously, the notion of the body is strongly linked to the idea of land and territory. By looking at the history of the land, it can be seen that the occupied Palestinian Territories once were Palestinian lands. Thus, Israel is completely blocking any type of national sovereignty to the Palestinian people. In Wedding in Galilee, Michel Khleifi emphasizes the fact that the Palestinian land existed a long time before the Israelis occupied it. As illustration

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    The term diaspora originates from the Greek word diaspora which means dispersion and had been primarily used for Jewish Émigrés from Palestine and the Middle East (Hoehne 2010: 63). With time the term started to be used in academia, politics and media for ethnic, cultural and religious groups that had left their homelands for other countries and permanently settled to a host country over generations. Persecution of ethnicity, religion and political beliefs or poverty were reasons for leaving. According

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    The Separation Wall

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    as the confiscation of land for military purposes in addition to the ingoing expansion of illegal settlement throughout the occupied territories and the Separation Wall. Thus, one of the crises which committed as part of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine that constitutes International Law crimes and considered one of the most dangerous crises on Palestinian people is “the Separation Wall”. In April 2002 the Israeli government adopted the Israeli plan to

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