Analyzing the Isareli-Palestinian Conflict

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After the proclamation of the Jewish state of Israel in the Palestinian territory on May 14, 1948 and the extensive territory gained by the Jews following Israel’s formation, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were driven out of their homes, and their home country as the Jews continued to immigrate to their newly founded state. The introduction of the massive Jewish population into the Palestinian territory, in which Jewish peoples practiced their religion but assimilated to many Palestinian customs, created a secondary Palestinian culture, known to the outside world as the Israeli Culture. For the amount of cultural and religious practices these two territories have in common, the fighting that exists there today not only lacks empathy for the enemy side due to factors of education, government, and media outlets, but the conflict seems to be a never-ending cycle of violence breeding generations of hate and intolerance, rather than generations of peace and harmony. The different aspects of culture that these two countries embody have molded not only two distinct peoples, but also two distinct sides that have similarities but fail to see eye to eye. The history of Palestine and Israel is one that its people know all to well. The blood of their ancestors, the faith of their people, and the wrath of that same people has created such emotional turmoil that neither side is even seeing clearly anymore. The history of the holy land and the Israelites begins when the

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