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  Israel Lands: Privatization or National Ownership?
Israel is the only democratic, advanced-economy country where state or quasi-state agencies own the vast majority of the land area.
Viewing itself as a custodian of land for the Jewish people, the JNF incorporated into the treaty with the State of Israel a further and highly controversial condition: the Israel Lands Administration would be allowed to lease JNF land to Jewish people only, whether to those living in Israel or residing abroad.
Theprohibition on Arab Israelies to buy or lease land in certain areas that were designated for Jews only was challenged at the Supreme Court that decided in the year 2000, in the landmark case of Kaadan, was discriminatory and impermissible.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Society_&_Culture/land.html   (939 words)

  Jewish exodus from Arab lands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jewish exodus from Arab lands is the 20th century emigration, and sometimes expulsion, of Jews, primarily Sephardi and Mizrahi, from Arab lands.
However, emigration to Israel jumped from 8,171 in 1954 to 24,994 in 1955, increasing further in 1956.
Israel mounted an operation called "Ezra and Nehemiah" to bring as many of the Iraqi Jews as possible to Israel, and sent agents to Iraq to urge the Jews to register for immigration as soon as possible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Immigration_to_Israel_from_Arab_lands   (2510 words)

 U.S. State Dept Slams Israel's Human Rights Record: The Road to Sharon: Israel Exposed
Israel and the Palestine Authority arrived at their "Moments of Truth." President Bill Clinton offered proposals that had a semblance of fairness to the Palestinians and tested Israel's sincerity in the peace process.
Israel's apologists spread propaganda, which tended to excuse Israel's violence against the Palestinians and which attempted to balance Israel's record in denying the Palestinian refugees their legitimate claims.
Israel's and the World Jewish Congress' demand for compensating Jewish immigration to Israel from Arab lands is pure subterfuge.
www.newsinsider.org /editorials/sharon_exposed.html   (2781 words)

 Arab-Israeli Conflict Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Furthermore, Israel has charged that Palestinian refugees were neglected by most Arab nations, whereas Jewish refugees were integrated into Israeli society, and that this neglect is the true cause of the poverty and misery experienced by the residents of those camps, not their flight or expulsion from Israel as the Palestinians believe.
Israel's existence as a Jewish state and the future of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Golan Heights are at the center of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Israel has stated that it is willing to allow a limited number of Arabs to immigrate on a humanitarian basis (such as the unification of families) and limited compensation for others in the framework of a comprehensive peace plan.
www.aplaceinthesun.com /encyclopedia/Arab-Israeli_conflict   (7696 words)

 Aliyah Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As a concept of Jewish "return" to the Promised land (as interpreted from the Bible to have been promised by God to the descendants of the Hebrew patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob), aliyah is greatly espoused by most, though not by all, Jews.
The illegal immigration was known as Aliyah Bet ("secondary immigration"), or Ha'apalah, and was organized by a Zionist institution which later became the Mossad, as well as by the Irgun.
Immigration was done mainly by sea, and to a lesser extent overland through Iraq and Syria.
www.aplaceinthesun.com /encyclopedia/Aliyah   (1826 words)

 Background to the Israel-Palestine Crisis by Stephen R. Shalom
Arab leaders were assured that the land would become independent; in the Balfour declaration, Britain indicated its support for a Jewish national home in Palestine; and secretly Britain arranged with its allies to divide up Ottoman territory, with Palestine becoming part of the British empire.
Land thus purchased became part of the Jewish National Fund, which specified that the land could never be sold or leased to Arabs.
Israel has carried out targeted assassinations (sometimes the targets were probably connected to terrorism, sometimes not, but all of these extrajudicial executions have been condemned by human rights groups).
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Israel/Background_I_P_Crisis.html   (6817 words)

 Judaism 101: The Land of Israel
The land is often referred to as the Promised Land because of G-d's repeated promise (Gen. 12:7, 13:15, 15:18, 17:8) to give the land to the descendants of Abraham.
The land is described repeatedly in the Torah as a good land and "a land flowing with milk and honey" (e.g., Ex.
The land of Israel is central to Judaism.
www.jewfaq.org /israel.htm   (1984 words)

 [Immigration to Israel from Arab lands] | [All the best Immigration to Israel from Arab lands resources at ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Jewish exodus from Arab lands refers to the 20th century emigration and expulsion of Jews, primarily of Sephardi and Mizrahi background, from majority Arab lands.
Israel mounted an operation called "Ezra and Nehemiah" to bring as many of the Iraqi Jews as possible to Israel, and sent agents to Iraq to urge the Jews to register for immigration as soon as possible.
Immigration to Israel from Arab lands Footnotes Footnotes ^ THE FORGOTTEN REFUGEES: the causes of the post-1948 Jewish Exodus from Arab Countries ^ Maurice Roumani, The Case of the Jews from Arab Countries: A Neglected Issue, 1977, pp.
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 The Displacement of Jews From Arab Countries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The declaration of the State of Israel in 1948 as an independent Jewish state, on the one hand marked the intensification of anti-Jewish measures in Arab lands and on the other, as an opportunity to get rid of the Jews by permitting them to emigrate.
Immigration of Jews from Arab countries to Israel was not an entirely new phenomenon in 1948.
The overwhelming majority of the population was relocated to Israel, as a result of intensified anti-Jewish actions which started with the UN resolution on the partition of Palestine in 1947 and continued till after the cease fire with Israel in 1949.
www.hsje.org /displacement_of_jews_from_arab_c.htm   (4087 words)

Israel was repeatedly condemned by the Security Council for its limited retaliatory actions (which were, in fact, acts in self-defense, designed to prevent future acts of terrorism), whereas the Arab states were protected from condemnation by a Soviet veto.
It suffices that the military considers: (i) that the land should not be left in the hands of the enemy, for fear that it would be used by the enemy for its purposes, and (ii) that the land is important from a military and security perspective.
Israel is not a foreign occupying power in Yesha, and therefore there is no rule in international law to prevent Israel from establishing civilian Jewish towns and villages on state lands.
www.acpr.org.il /ENGLISH-NATIV/issue1/einhorn-1.htm   (6086 words)

 Zionism and Its Impact by Ann M. Lesch
Weizmann and Ben-Gurion were willing to negotiate with Arab rulers in order to gain those rulers' recognition of Jewish statehood in Palestine in return for the Zionists' recognition of Arab independence elsewhere, but they would not negotiate with the Arab politicians in Palestine for a political settlement in their common homeland.
The Arab diplomats from Egypt, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia criticized the exceptional position that the Balfour Declaration had granted the Jewish community and emphasized the estrangement between the Arab and Jewish residents that large scale Jewish immigration had caused.
The moderate National Defense Party, for example, petitioned the British in 1935 to prevent further land sales, arguing that it was a: life and death for the Arabs, in that it resulted in the transfer of their country to other hands and the loss of their nationality.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Israel/Zionism_Impact.html   (6069 words)

 The Zionist Century | Concepts | Struggle and Defense
The Arab national movement developed mostly in Syria, Lebanon and the Land of Israel, where Arab newspapers were founded and engaged in systematic incitement against Jewish immigration and settlement.
In Constantinople, the Arab members of parliament denounced Jewish settlement in the Land of Israel and described the Zionist Movement as a danger to the Ottoman Empire.
Arab casualties were 48 dead and 73 wounded, mostly due to action by British troops.
www.jafi.org.il /education/100/concepts/d2.html   (1031 words)

 Origins: History of immigration from Israel - Immigration Museum, Melbourne Australia
However, the State of Israel was only proclaimed in 1948 after the United Nations voted to partition the British mandate of Palestine into a Jewish and an Arab state.
Israel’s population doubled within a year of independence with the arrival of holocaust survivors and Jews from the Arab lands.
In Australia, immigrants from Israel were first recorded in the census in 1954, when there were 1,526 living in Victoria.
immigration.museum.vic.gov.au /origins/history.aspx?id=31   (327 words)

 Arab_Israeli_Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state and the future of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Golan Heights are at the center of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Israel claims that it demonstrated flexibility and understanding, as it managed to bring about the initiation of the peace process, agreed to painful concessions, and partially implemented them.
Israel states that it is willing to discuss alternative solutions, such as granting a right of return to a limited number of people on a humanitarian basis (such as the unification of families) and compensating the rest, in the framework of a comprehensive peace plan.
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 Israel Arab Nationalism - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
In the Ottoman-controlled Arab lands the Arab masses were bound by family, tribal, and Islamic ties; the concepts of nationalism and nation-state were viewed as alien Western categories.
The primary moving force behind this nascent Arab nationalist movement was the Committee of Union and Progress, a loose umbrella organization of officers and officials within the Ottoman Empire in opposition to the policies of Sultan Abdul Hamid.
In response, Arab intellectuals in Beirut and Damascus formed clandestine political societies, such as the Ottoman Decentralization Party, based in Cairo; Al Ahd (The Covenant Society), formed primarily by army officers in 1914; and Al Fatat (The Young Arabs), formed by students in 1911.
workmall.com /wfb2001/israel/israel_history_arab_nationalism.html   (385 words)

 The Recognition of Israel:Background
Their optimism inspired the immigration to Palestine of Jews from many countries, particularly from Germany when Nazi persecution of Jews began.
The Arabs were not at all agreeable to the UNSCOP plan.
In October the Arab League Council directed the governments of its member states to move troops to the Palestine border.
www.trumanlibrary.org /whistlestop/study_collections/israel/large/israel.htm   (715 words)

 Israel: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
1981 June 7: Israel fighters bomb a nuclear reactor in Baghdad, Iraq, claiming that this was being used to produce nuclear weapons to be used against Israel.
i-cias.com /e.o/israel_5.htm   (1972 words)

 The Forced Migration of Jews From Arab Countries and Peace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The displacement of 850.000 Jews from Arab countries, the loss of all their assets and property, and the hardships accompanying their migration and emigration to Israel, constitute an aspect of the Middle East refugee problem which has been neglected.
As almost half of the Jewish citizens of Israel, together with their descendants, are from Arab countries, peace research and future peace efforts should take this important part of the history of the conflict into account, and to address it, in all its complex aspects.
The uprooted Jews from Arab countries in Israel feel that although the displacement of Palestinians is well documented and relatively well known, their own forced migration from Arab countries has been overlooked and this fact makes them rather intransigent toward a possible solution of the conflict that does not include their own heritage and history.
www.hsje.com /forcedmigration.htm   (4517 words)

 09/26/02 - Iraq, Israel, Invasion, Immigration — And IQ
Morever, one big reason the media are so uncaring about immigration's economic impact on their fellow Americans is that American journalists don't have to compete against immigrants, except for the occasional arrival from the Anglosphere.
Israel is almost as much the regional superpower of the Mideast as the U.S. is of the Americas.
Israel's Left hoped to unite Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip into one happy-clappy multiculturalist polity.
www.vdare.com /sailer/podhoretz.htm   (1064 words)

 NationMaster - Statistics on Israel. 3426 facts and figures, stats and information on Israeli economy, crime, people, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The territories Israel occupied since the 1967 war are not included in the Israel country profile, unless otherwise noted.
Israel and Palestinian officials signed on 13 September 1993 a Declaration of Principles (also known as the "Oslo Accords") guiding an interim period of Palestinian self-rule.
In the summer of 2005, Israel unilaterally disengaged from the Gaza Strip, evacuating settlers and its military.
www.nationmaster.com /country/is-israel   (624 words)

 ipedia.com: Immigration to Israel from Arab lands Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
History of Jews in Arab lands Jews lived in what are now Arab states since the Babylonian destruction of the first Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, in 586 B.C.E....
Middle Eastern and North African Jewish communities, came to an end in the 1940s and early 1950s when most Arab governments forced hundreds of thousands of Jews to flee after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, the Palestinian exodus, and the creation of the state of Israel.
The organization's purposes were, at that time, two-fold: to work to relieve the distress of the Jews remaining in Arab countries who suffered from persecution, imprisonment and executions, and to react to the overwhelming importance given to the issue of the Palestinian refugees in world public opinion.
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 Immigration_to_Israel_from_Arab_lands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Jewish exodus from Arab lands is the 20th century emigration of Jews, primarily Sephardi and Mizrahi, from Arab lands.
Increasingly hostile conditions led to the evacuation of 50,000 Jews from Yemen to Israel in 1949 and 1950.
Jews from Arab countries left behind $30B in assets (http://www.dangoor.com/74017.html) The Scribe: Journal of Babylonian Jewry.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=Immigration_to_Israel_from_Arab_lands   (2389 words)

 Will Israel Become an Arab State?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Israel's non-Jewish minority, consisting of more than 75 percent Arab Muslims, is growing at nearly 5 percent a year, faster than Israel's Jewish population at 3 percent annually (according to 1997 figures).
As a result of the war of 1948 and the establishment of the State of Israel, 84 percent of the Palestinian population were exiled and became refugees.
Immigration to Israel has fallen to its lowest level in 15 years, the Guardian reported, a phenomenon which has drastically curbed Israel's population growth.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2004/1/11/124803.shtml   (1839 words)

 Greater Israel -- What Does It Really Mean?
His blind ambition aside, Sharansky has a responsibility to his compatriots and co-religionists in Israel because, as in the Balkans, the burden of history weighs heavily on the shoulders of the indigenous people of Palestine whose continuing misfortunes are unlikely to let them forget the architects of their plight.
The homeland in the Land of Israel within the borders delineated in the Bible ("To your descendants, I shall give this land, from the River of Egypt to the great Euphrates River." Genesis 15:18) This is the land of the living, where the entire nation shall live in safety.
Many Palestinians believe that this image is a map of the biblical land of Israel, a map of all the land from the Euphrates to the Nile, two-thirds of Iraq, all of Jordan, most of Lebanon, all of the Sinai Peninsula, and of course all of the West Bank and Gaza.
www.alfredlilienthal.com /greaterisrael.htm   (10096 words)

 The Cost of Israel to the American People by Richard Curtiss
To the Arab nations the military forces they sent to Palestine were on a rescue mission to halt the dispossession of Palestinians from the areas the U.N. had awarded to both the Jewish and the Palestinian Arab state.
Friendly Arab governments are jeopardized by their U.S. alliances, and the fall of one, the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq, was directly attributable to its premature withdrawal of its armed forces from Palestine during the 1948 fighting, and its subsequent membership in a military alliance with the U.S. and Britain.
The idea that Israel – smaller in both area and population than Hong Kong – can offer the United States benefits sufficient to offset the hostility that relationship arouses among 250 million Arabs living in a 4,000-mile strategic swath of territory stretching from Morocco to Oman is ludicrous.
www.alhewar.com /Curtiss.html   (2666 words)

 Right Reason: Israel, Immigration, and Elite Attitudes: A Puzzle
By contrast, jewish immigration, even when technically legal, is regarded as an intolerable imposition on the legitimate aspirations of the native people of Palestine.
So Arab Muslims were the, as it were, ideologically "sexy other" whom the liberals wanted to defend, whereas the Jews were worshiping that same old boring Yahweh whose Christian followers they already disliked.
je veux immigrer a israel,, je suis perdu, y'a t-il quelqu'un vous m'aide
rightreason.ektopos.com /archives/2005/06/israel_immigrat.html   (3455 words)

 History of Israel and Palestine in VERY Easy To Understand Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This Jewish effort to revitalize the land attracted an equally large immigration of Arabs from neighboring areas who were drawn by employment opportunities and healthier living conditions.
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.
The Middle East Conflict was always a war by Arabs against Jews, not a conflict between Israelis and "Palestinians." The war was repackaged as a conflict between Jews and Palestinians as a public relations gimmick by the Arab fascist regimes.
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