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  EH.Net Encyclopedia: A Brief Economic History of Modern Israel
Israel was fortunate in receiving large sums of capital inflows: U.S. aid in the forms of unilateral transfers and loans, German reparations and restitutions to individuals, sale of State of Israel Bonds abroad, and unilateral transfers to public institutions, mainly the Jewish Agency, which retained responsibility for immigration absorption and agricultural settlement.
Thus, while employment in Israel was a major contributor to the economy of the Palestinians, its effects on the Israeli economy, except for the sectors of construction and agriculture, were not large.
Economic fluctuations in Israel have usually been associated with waves of immigration: a large flow of immigrants which abruptly increases the population requires an adjustment period until it is absorbed productively, with the investments for its absorption in employment and housing stimulating economic activity.
eh.net /encyclopedia/article/halevi.israel   (2929 words)

 History of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This conflict, Israel's War of Independence, was concluded by armistice agreements between Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria in 1949 and resulted in a 50% increase in Israeli territory.
Israel, having failed to finalize an agreement with Lebanon, withdrew most of its troops in June 1985 save for a residual force which remained in southern Lebanon to act as a buffer against attacks on northern Israel.
Israel and the PLO subsequently signed the Gaza-Jericho Agreement on May 4, 1994, and the Agreement on Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities on August 29, 1994, which began the process of transferring authority from Israel to the Palestinians.
www.historyofnations.net /asia/israel.html   (1259 words)

 The History Guy: Israel-Lebanon/Hezbollah War (2006)
Israel's strategy seems to be to cut off Lebanon and Hezbollah from any aid they may receive from Syria or Iran, who are Hezbollah's main suppliers of weapons, money, and military training.
Israel at first responded lightly in the ground war, apparently relying on the air and artillery campaign to inflict most of the damage.
Israel hoped to show the Lebanese government and people that Hezbollah brought death and destruction to their county, hoping that this lesson would turn popular opinion against the Shiite militia.
www.historyguy.com /israel-lebanon_war_2006.html   (1217 words)

 Zion In Prophecy, History of Israel
Israel started as a nation at the death of Jacob, when his 12 sons then grew and became a nation of thousands.
In the history of Israel, the reign of kings was the era of compatibility with the environment.
While Israel did rise to prominence among the nations, reaching its zenith of glory under Solomon, yet it was this very moment the Lord committed the nation to a division.
www.zioninprophecy.com /pages/past/history_of_israel.html   (1558 words)

 Israel: History
Egypt declares that the agreement on cease fire, is not an acceptance of the state of Israel.
Israel is much motivated by the Egyptian blockade of ships calling at the Israeli port of Eilat.
Israel has occupied a large strip of the Syrian Golan Heights, along all of the former border line, East Jerusalem and the West Bank which had been annexed by Jordan almost 20 years earlier, the Egyptian-occupied Gaza Strip, and the Egyptian territory of Sinai.
i-cias.com /e.o/israel_5.htm   (1989 words)

 Bible Basics - History of Israel
The history related, is the interpretation of historical events by members of a community of faith.
The nature of Israel's history, is best understood in the Old Testament, in terms of the nature and purpose of Israel's God.
The history of Israel begins with the stories of the patriarchs (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph) from whom, the 12 tribes of Israel descended.
netministries.org /Bbasics/BBHOI.htm   (3164 words)

 The History of Israel
Israel’s basic ideology, many of its contemporary political institutions and parties, and the individuals who established it came from the Zionist movement, which adopted as its goal the creation “for the Jewish people andlsqb; ofandrsqb; a home in Palestine secured by public law.” For previous history of the territory that is now Israel.
Because many new immigrants came to Israel without skills or occupations required for development of the country and because of the heavy burdens of defense and the need to expand industry and agriculture more rapidly, the country was faced with serious economic problems.
Israel’s French-equipped air force wiped out the air power of its antagonists and was the chief instrument in the destruction of the Arab armies.
home.comcast.net /~brownpi/history_of_israel.htm   (1973 words)

 BBC News | HISTORY | Israel and the PLO
In the face of Israel's domination of the region after 1967 - the war and occupation of the West Bank pushed nearly 400,000 more Palestinians into Jordan - many Palestinians lost faith in the machinations of Arab regimes and began to build their own nationalist and resistance movement.
Israel retaliated against the guerrillas, striking at them in Jordan at first, then more decisively and extensively into Lebanon, where the Palestinian organisations fled after King Hussein of Jordan crushed and expelled them in 1970.
Israel had the better of the military exchanges, and in 1978 invaded Southern Lebanon, occupying an area across the Israeli border.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/events/israel_at_50/history/78655.stm   (746 words)

 Brief History of Israel and the Jewish People
"Israel is the very embodiment of Jewish continuity: It is the only nation on earth that inhabits the same land, bears the same name, speaks the same language, and worships the same God that it did 3,000 years ago.
The people of Israel (also called the "Jewish People") trace their origin to Abraham, who established the belief that there is only one God, the creator of the universe (see Old Testament).
After 40 years in the Sinai desert, Moses led them to the Land of Israel, that is cited in The Bible as the land promised by G-d to the descendants of the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
www.science.co.il /Israel-history.asp   (1431 words)

 BBC News | HISTORY | Israel and the Intifada
Israel's survival and progress has been almost as much a result of Arab disunity and political bungling as of the Israelis' own skills, ingenuity, commitment - and the massive, almost uncritical support they receive from the United States.
Civic elections in the occupied territories in the mid-1970s brought Israel an embarrassing roster of insubordinate pro-PLO mayors and councils.
The Intifada drew world attention not only to Israel's 20 or so years of illegal military occupation of the territories and East Jerusalem, but also to the brutal measures Israel was using to put down the uprising.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/events/israel_at_50/history/82302.stm   (555 words)

 History of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel and the Palestinians did agree, however, in September 1997, to a four-part agenda to guide further negotiations: security cooperation in the fight against terror; further redeployments of Israeli forces; a "time-out" on unilateral actions that may prejudge the outcome of the permanent status talks; and acceleration of these talks.
Israel claims that the Palestinians had been planning violence far in advance of Sharon's visit, and that his visit was used as an excuse for the planned violence to be launched.
History of Israel and Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Israel   (8053 words)

 Israel: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Although Israel withdrew its last settlers from the Sinai in April 1982, the fragile Mideast peace was shattered on June 9, 1982, by a massive Israeli assault on southern Lebanon, where the Palestinian Liberation Organization was entrenched.
Israel destroyed PLO strongholds in Tyre and Sidon and reached the suburbs of Beirut on June 10.
Israel and Algeria amid French Colonialism and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1954-1978.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107652.html   (2963 words)

 Middle Eastern Dance
Egyptian born Lahaluba, was the first Middle Eastern dancer in Israel to give an official concert in the southern town of Beer Sheva, on New Year's Eve 1965, and attracted a diverse audience.
Rachel is considered to be one of the founders of Middle Eastern dance in Israel.
She created such a name for herself that she was invited to perform at the home of the Egyptian ambassador in Israel.
www.israeldance.co.il /middle_east_eng.htm   (1433 words)

 The History of Israel
The History of Israel can be found many places throughout the internet and in books, so this is just my rendering of it.
Israel and his sons heard about the food available and travelled there.
The Kingdom was split after Solomon's death into the Kingdom of Israel in the north, and Judah in the south.
web.ics.purdue.edu /~rleahy/israel/history.html   (1298 words)

 The Conversion Crisis: The Creation of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
With the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the Jewish dimension of the Jewish State became a pressing, practical matter.
In 1953, an act of Knesset placed all Jews in Israel under the jurisdiction of the rabbinic court for issues of personal status ­ including Jews who are not citizens of Israel but who seek to marry or divorce in Israel.
Identity cards for citizens of the State of Israel were issued by the Ministry of the Interior, with two categories: "religion" and "nationality." Again, Jewish citizens of Israel were expected to attest to their Jewishness, and list "Jew" as both their religion and nationality.
www.adl.org /Israel/Conversion/creation.asp   (612 words)

 The History of Israel and Palestine
The often used refrain is that critics of Zionism are calling for Israel to be wiped out of existence with the implication that it means literly to wipe Jews out of existence.
Israel is a system of discrimination and without that discriminatory system Israel doesn't exist according to Zionists.
As these crimes became know (actaully known in Israel more than in the US where the crimes rarely get mentioned) the tactic of labeling those daring to speak about these crimes as "anti-Semites" was employed.
www.representativepress.org /IsraelandPalestine   (1117 words)

 History of Israel
As part of the Oslo agreement with the Palestinians in 1993, Israel had to agree to release so-called "political prisoners." However, the Israelis would not release any with blood on their hands, The American President at the time, Bill Clinton, and his Secretary of State, Warren Christopher, "insisted" that all prisoners be released.
I am concerned that when it comes to terror directed against Israel, the moral and strategic clarity that is so crucial for victory is being lost.
History has entrusted upon this nation the task of carrying the torch of freedom.
www.invitation.to /dance/israel.htm   (2341 words)

Most of the Arabs living within the boundaries of the newly declared "ISRAEL" were encouraged to leave by the invading Arab armies to facilitate the slaughter of the Jews and were promised to be given all Jewish property after the victorious Arab armies won the war.
Most importantly was the return to Israel of its holy 3,000-year-old city of Jerusalem along the western edge of the West Bank.
Israel wanted to gain some international respect, and therefore returned the entire Sinai (oil fields, air bases and endless miles of security buffer) to Egypt.
www.contenderministries.org /articles/israelhistory.php   (1633 words)

 Yehud : Israel : History
Introduction to an Alternative Paradigm for the Study of Ancient Israel - essays on the ancient Israelite history and tradition.
Israel Zangwill - The life of Israel Zangwill, a famous Zionist writer.
Time-Line for the History of Judaism - presented by University of California at Davis.
www.yehud.com /Israel/History   (710 words)

 Amazon.com: A History of Israel: Books: John Bright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Instead, he articulates the scripture's statements of history and infuses external sources in a lively narrative reading that provides much insight into the history of Israel.
Israel and Palestine are some of the most heavily excavated real estate in the world.
For a long time I had been looking for a history of Israel in which the conclusions are based on the same kinds of evidence as any other history.
www.amazon.com /History-Israel-John-Bright/dp/0664220681   (1470 words)

 History of Israel: 1947 UN Partition Proposal
This is a critical fact often omitted when the history is presented and this leads to a very distorted view of what happened in 1948.
Now it's then that Israel was attacked by its neighbors - in May 1948; it's then, after the Zionists had taken control of this much larger part of the region and hundreds of thousands of civilians had been forced out, not before.
By May 1948, when the Jews (33%) unilaterally declared "the state of Israel", 300,000 Palestinians had already been ethnically cleansed (forced from their homes or had fled the fighting) by the Zionists and the Zionists had stolen a region well beyond the area of the original Jewish State that was proposed by the UN.
www.representativepress.org /IsraelHistory.html   (1620 words)

 History of Israel, from 1850-present
The History and Meaning of the words "Palestine" and "Palestinians", which means "Sea Invader"
The Land of Israel, map of the inheritance of the 12 tribes
History of Israel's Broadcasting Authority: a Politically Left-leaning (Relativistic, Revisionist) Ideological Entity
www.eretzyisroel.org /~jkatz   (1333 words)

 History of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
General polls hawever taken in Israel recently, do indicate that the majority of Israelis have come to accept the possibility that a Palestinean state may be formed.
Israeli ties with the land can be traced all the way back to the descendants of Abraham who crystallized into a nation at about 1300 BCE after their Exodus from Egypt under the leadership of Moses (Moshe in Hebrew).
Moses told his followers about the Torah and the Ten Commandments, and after 40 years of travelling through the Sinai dessert, he brought them to the land of Israel, which as cited in the bible, is the land promised by God to the descendants of the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~ccloizid/classweb/History_Israel.html   (420 words)

 History of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Mendenhall, George: Ancient Israel's Faith and History: An Introduction to the Bible in Context.
Towards a New History of Israel Jan Wim Wesselius.
Chieftains of the Highland Clans: A History of Israel in the Twelfth and Eleventh Centuries B.C. By Robert D. Miller II.
prophetess.lstc.edu /~rklein/Documents/history_of_israel.htm   (1618 words)

 History on the Internet: Ancient Israel
A companion to the Ancient and Medieval History Sourcebooks, using the same format of providing links and text on the internet to primary source documents, logically arranged around the history of the culture under study.
History of Israel from the Patriarchs to the state’s recent 50th anniversary cele- bration;
Search for links by country such as Israel, or by topic such as history or the arts.
www.classical-homeschooling.org /history/israel.html   (564 words)

 Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Israel
A companion sourcebook to the Ancient History Sourcebook, it covers Jewish history from its origins until the state of Israel.
Timeline for the History of Judaism [At UC Davis]
II Kings 15-17, Conquest of Israel by the Assyrians, 722BCE [At Northpark] [Ignore typo of Judah for Israel in the document]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbook06.html   (1089 words)

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