Essay on Israel and Palestine

Submitted By Rita-Jane
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The Israeli- Palestine conflict is an ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the 20th century. The conflict has a wide range; the Israeli – Palestinian conflict has formed the core part of the wider Arab- Israeli conflict. This was the beginning of two major nationalist movements Jewish Zionism and Palestinian National Movement, who both felt they had a right to take over the west bank and Gaza strip.

The Israeli’s wanted to reestablish the Palestinian land were Jews globally could immigrate back to land of Israel. They would reestablish the Jewish nation. Mainly as a early solution to stop Anti-Semitism in Europe and Russia. This would establish a safe haven in this historic homeland for Jews around the world.

Under Palestinian Nationalism key issues they are fighting for is the dominance of possession of the land. The early Arab population in Palestine began protesting against the acquisition of lands by the Jewish population. In 1892 the Ottoman Empire authorities banned land sales to foreigners. Neither party would agree to co-existence.

Tensions and waring fractions within these groups have always existed from the 1st shooting of a Arab man at a wedding in Safed, to Jews being attached by Arabs as they tried to cross the borders or Jewish settlements being attacked. Zionist ambitions were identified as a threat to the Arab Palestinian world.

After the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Allied supreme council granted Brittan the mandates for Palestine and Transjorden. (the territories include the area of present day Israel, Jordan, west bank and the Gaza Strip ) . In August 1920 Brittan mandated that both the Zionist’s and Arabs attend the peace conference. They met and signed the peace agreements to cooperate. This agreement was never implemented. In 1921 Brittan passed the administration of the…