You can skip to the history portion of the opinion in section iii, part b, but the background of the case is as follows: a us citizen, yaron ungar (no relation to me), and his wife were murdered by hamas terrorists in israel. The office of website management, bureau of public affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the us state department external links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. A brief economic history of modern israel nadav halevi, hebrew university the pre-state background the history of modern israel begins in the 1880s, when the first zionist immigrants came to palestine, then under ottoman rule, to join the small existing jewish community, establishing agricultural settlements and some industry, restoring hebrew as the spoken national language, and creating.
A synopsis of the israel/palestine conflict the following is a very short synopsis of the history of this conflict we recommend that you also read the much more detailed account, the origin of the palestine-israel conflict. Israel, a non-signatory to the treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (npt), is regarded as the first and only country in the middle east to possess nuclear weapons believing a nuclear weapons capability to be israel's ultimate insurance policy vis-à-vis its arab adversaries, prime minister david ben gurion established a nuclear weapons program in the mid to late 1950s [1. Israel completed work on a national water carrier, a huge engineering project designed to transfer israel's allocation of the jordan river's waters towards the south of the country in realization of ben-gurion's dream of mass jewish settlement of the negev desert.
These groups began to launch attacks on israel and they established bases in neighbouring arab countries the palestinians were most active in lebanon, and in 1982, israel invaded lebanon to destroy the bases of the palestinian liberation organization. A jewish state of israel and an arab state of palestine\മ in 1947, the total population of the area of approximately 18 million people of this 18 million, 12 million people were 對arabs, and 600,000 people were jewish. The day after, may 15, 1948, the british left the country, and david ben-gurion, on behalf of the jewish agency, declared the independence of the state of israel contributions of the jewish people to civilization.
Israel (/ ˈ ɪ z r i ə l, ˈ ɪ z r eɪ ə l / hebrew: יִשְׂרָאֵל arabic: إِسْرَائِيل ), officially the state of israel, is a country in the middle east, on the southeastern shore of the mediterranean sea and the northern shore of the red sea. Religious pluralism background the issue of civil and religious rights for non-orthodox jews in israel is one of the most important issues facing progressive judaism worldwide. Background on colossians introductory remarks because of the rising tide of human philosophies confronting us today, no new testament book speaks with more relevancy than does the epistle to the colossians.
Geography israel, slightly larger than massachusetts, lies at the eastern end of the mediterranean sea it is bordered by egypt on the west, syria and jordan on the east, and lebanon on the north. Background of the event after abraham and lot decided to part ways, abraham gave him the choice of which part of the land he would like to dwell in, and abraham would dwell in the other part of the land israel was occupying the country n of arnon which moab had just lost to sihon, and which israel in turn had wrested from him, and with. Israel, known officially as the state of israel, is a democratic country in the middle east on the southeastern shore of the mediterranean sea lebanon is located towards the north, syria to its northeast, non-arab christians or non-arab muslims with no religious or ethnic background. Background to the israel-palestine crisis by stephen r shalom the israeli conquest also sent a new wave of refugees from palestine to surrounding countries) israel's supporters argue that although israel fired the first shots in this war, it was a justified preventive war, given that arab armies were mobilizing on israel's borders with.
Israel - history: this discussion focuses primarily on the modern state of israel for treatment of earlier history and of the country in its regional context, see palestine, history of the nation of israel is the world’s first jewish state in two millennia. Fingers holding a star of david (magen david), jewish traditional symbol, hexagram with a flag of israel on the background jewish diaspora israel independence day conversion to judaism concept frame with israel independence day holiday flat design icons template with space for text, isolated on background. Israel is a small country with a relatively diverse topography, consisting of a lengthy coastal plain, highlands in the north and central regions, and the negev desert in the south running the length of the country from north to south along its eastern border is the northern terminus of the great rift valley.