The Israel-Palestine Conflict Essay

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The Israel-Palestine Conflict The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a part of the greater Arab-Israeli long-running conflict in the Middle East. The main point of this conflict is the existence of the state of Israel and its relations with Arab states and with the Palestinian population in the area. The idea and concept of Israel was born in the mid 19th century. Jews of Europe and America wanted a place for their homeland, where they could go and be with others of the same race and religion. Palestine was chosen because of its religious routs from The Bible as the “promised land” from God, and the motherland of Jews fled, known as the Diaspora. By the late 19th century there was…show more content…
By 1918 both Jews and Arabs believed that they had the right to rule themselves in their own land – Palestine. However, at the end of war Britain regretted to give independence both Arabs and Jewish. Palestine became a territory governed by Britain. Increased Jewish immigration led to the worsening of the relations between communities. Jews were purchasing land and would not employ Arab workers, who may have been working on that land for their whole life. Britain tried to restrict the immigration of Jews, but because of the strong Jewish lobby in it’s own and US governments could do nothing. And with the massive increase of Jewish immigrants following the Nazi persecution in Europe, the idea of restricting immigration lost its sense. Palestine became a refuge from the dictatorship of the Nazis for Jewish. After the end of World War II horrible information about Holocaust fled the world. Thousand of Jews from labor camps had no home to return to. All this caused sympathy for the Jews. In 1947 United Nation General Assembly issued resolution #181 according to which Palestine was divided into three parts: an Arab state, a Jewish state and an International
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