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Bombings And Terrorism In Israel
439 wordsIsraelI did my report on Israel. Israel is a amazing country. It has been through, and is still going through, a lot. Israel is located on the Mediterranean Sea. It borders Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. The land is 45% arid zones. Here it is very hot. 25% is plains, and valleys. 16% of the land is mountains, 9% is Rift Valley, and 5% is the Coastal Strip. The total population (1994) is 5,472,000.81. 2% of these people are Jewish, 14.3% are Muslims, and 2.8% are Christians. The capital of Is...
Jewish Community In The Land
8,740 wordsLong ago, a great controversy arose between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel believed it should have the right to the Holy Land; including the city of Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. At the same time, the Palestinians believed that they had the same rights. That controversy still exists today, and at nearly the same intensity. The ambassador to the United Nations has asked me to prepare a proposal to some of the problems in the Golan Heights, Gaza Strip, West ...
378 wordsIntroduction p. 1 I. Geography of Israel p. 2 II. Population of Israel p. 3 . History of Israel p. 4 IV. Government of Israel p. 5, 6 V. Religions of Israel p. 7 Bibliography p. 8 Introduction In the past few decades, at least since 1948, no other country has been in the news more often or has gotten more international attention than Israel. First, Israel got attention because it was to be a refuge for the poor unfortunate Jewish people who survived the Holocaust. They would, once and for all, h...
Syria's History Of The Golan Heights
2,872 wordsThe Golan Heights: A Storied Past, An Unpredictable Future Situated just north of Lake Kinneret overlooking the Hupeh Valley in Israel and the Al Ra quad Valley in Syria sits a plateau, which rises to between 700 and 1,400 feet above sea level and is perhaps the most strategic piece of land in the Middle East, depending on one's perspective. (Jewish Virtual Library, 2001) The antiquities left behind by the Romans, Turks, Greeks, and Mongols, just to name a few of the empires that have conquered ...
Narrow Strip Of Land In Eastern Israel
753 wordsIsrael is a small country in southwestern Asia. It occupies a narrow strip of land on the Eastern Shore of the Mediterranean Sea and is bordered by Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Egypt. Israel has four major land regions. They are (1) the Coastal Plain, (2) the Judeo-Galilean Highlands, (3) the Rift Valley, and (4) the Negev Desert. The Coastal Plain is a narrow strip of fertile land along the Mediterranean Sea. The Judeo-Galilean Highlands include a series of mountain ranges that run from Galilee-...
Ally Of Saddem
437 wordsWhat would make a group people hate the U.S. so much that they would commit the terrible acts of Sept. 11. Killing thousands of innocent people and taking away the hopes and dreams of many. Some of this Anti-American sentiment begins with our long alliance with Israel. Israel and the Arab nations have been at war for many, many years. The war and resentment between these two sides begins with a strip of land called the Gaza Strip. This piece of land has been fought over for decades. So because o...
Israel Towards Peace
1,413 wordsThe Middle East has always been in conflict, from biblical times, to the crusades, and on through modern times. Since around 1900, the conflict has primarily been between two groups, Jews and Arabs. During this time, the British occupied the land and under their control the conflict remained minimal. But within months of their departure, and the division of the land between Israel and the surrounding Arab nations, war broke out. The Arabs were unhappy with the UN's divisions of the land, and in ...
Cultural And Religious Backgrounds Live In Israel
1,506 wordsISRAEL A Political, Cultural, and Religious Description of the Current Atmosphere As Exists in Israel Israel, in the 1990's, is in a continual state of political, cultural and religious flux. Religion continues to play a central factor in the difficulties which the state has been and continues to experience. This unique country is characterized by an amalgam of cultural and ethnic diversity. This historical and cultural fact ensures that the difficulties the state has been experiencing in realiz...
One Meetings With Sadat And Begin
1,481 wordsThe Camp David Accord By 1978 the thirty-year war that had been fought between Egypt and Israel had come to a point where there was a chance for peace. The area that had been at the center of the turmoil was the West Bank of the Jordan River and the Gaza Strip. The problem was that both countries believed that they had the rights to this land: Israel, biblically and Egypt, politically. So an invitation by President Jimmy Carter to President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Prime Minister Menachem Begin ...
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