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  Arab-Israeli Conflict - MSN Encarta
Arabs in Palestine and elsewhere continued to resist the idea, but on November 29, 1947, the United Nations (UN) passed Resolution 181, which called for a partition of Palestine into separate Jewish and Arab states.
The demoralized Arab world was unwilling to accept the Israeli victory, and shortly after the war the Arabs began to regroup for more fighting.
With the exception of Jordan, Arab countries generally refused to allow Palestinians to settle outside the camps or to be granted citizenship.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761588322/Arab-Israeli_Conflict.html   (1360 words)

 Arab-Israeli War of 1973 - MSN Encarta
The Arab opposition to the Jewish state of Israel included neighboring Arab states and, after 1964, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), a political body working to create a state for Palestinian Arabs.
Because the two Arab leaders were focused more on their own particular national interests, rather than on other Arab-Israeli issues such as the future of the West Bank and Jerusalem and the issue of Palestinian statehood, they omitted Jordan and the PLO from the planning of the war.
Israeli intelligence sources had discounted the probability of an Arab assault, and Israel's military was not fully prepared for war.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761564886/Arab-Israeli_War_of_1973.html   (1570 words)

 Israeli-Arab Peacemaking
The DOP was followed by several agreements implementing Israeli withdrawal and redeployment from various areas and transferring varying degrees of civil responsibility to the Palestinian Authority.
Most Israelis support the Israeli-Palestinian agreements but many are concerned about the viability of the agreements from a security perspective and in light of continued terrorism by Islamic extremist groups opposed to Israel's very existence.
Israeli society unequivocally rejects its extremist, violent fringe and those who have engaged in violent attacks against Arabs are shunned as outcasts.
www.adl.org /israel/record/peacemaking.asp   (748 words)

 Distorting Israeli Arab Reality
Israeli by nationality, Palestinians at heart, Israel's 1.2 million Arabs, descendants of those who remained on their land after the Jewish state was created in 1948, are treated as second class citizens.
While Arab Israelis are not generally required to serve in the IDF, many (especially from the Druze and Bedouin communities) proudly volunteer to do so, and have served with great distinction.
Israeli Arabs consistently state that they'd prefer to remain in Israel rather than join a future Palestinian state.
www.honestreporting.com /articles/45884734/critiques/Distorting_Israeli_Arab_Reality.asp   (796 words)

 On Israeli Culture
The Arabs are Israel’s ‘others’ not only in demographic terms; they are also a significant factor in that they have become the country’s ever-present obsession, a source of simultaneous fear and fascination.
The exoticism of the Arab, at home on the land and at one with nature – a person who has never been spoiled by ‘civilization’ – was a deeply attractive image for those who supported the idea of the new Jew.
Several of the Israeli figures in the film are depicted as callous; even the better ones are insensitive and unaware of the plight of Arabs in Israel.
www.jafi.org.il /education/culture/onisraeli/12-arabs.html   (2182 words)

 Arab citizens of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nazareth is the largest Arab city, with a population of 65,000, roughly 40,000 of whom are Muslim.
Israeli ambassadorships are held by Ali Yahya, Walid Mansour, and Mohammed Masarwa.
December 12, 2004: Five Arab Israeli soldiers are killed in an explosion and shooting at the border with Egypt for which The Fatah Hawks claimed responsibility.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Israeli_Arab   (7920 words)

 MyJewishLearning.com - Culture: Arabs on Israeli Screens
Arabs were part of the quaint local landscape, often depicted visually together with images such as camels, palm trees swaying in the breeze, and barren desert.
In fact, Arabs were portrayed as peripheral characters, and their roles were played by dark-skinned Sephardic Jews.
Arabs continued to be portrayed as one-dimensional characters and visual symbols--and only appeared in supporting roles--until the Israeli political and psychological realities began to change in the 1980s.
www.myjewishlearning.com /culture/Film/IsraeliFilm/ArabIsraeliFilm.htm   (1153 words)

 General Strike in Arab Israeli Areas to Commemorate October' Killings   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Higher Arab Monitoring Committee declared a general strike on Saturday to commemorate the anniversary of the 12 Israeli Arabs killed by the police on October 1, 2000.
On October 1, 2000, Protests erupted in Israeli Arab areas after scores of Palestinians were killed, including many Israeli Arabs as police stormed into Haram Al-Sharif to disperse a protest against Sharon 's proactive visit to the holy Muslim place; an incident that marked the start of Al-aqsa Intifada.
Israeli Arabs are particularly outraged over lack of implementation of the Or commission recommendations.
www.palestinemonitor.org /new_web/arab_israeli_october_killings.htm   (246 words)

 Israeli Arab schoolbooks teach “Nakba”
Alongside presenting the Israeli interpretation of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, the books will also present the version "that is generally accepted among the Arabs, according to which Israel's War of Independence is perceived as a catastrophe (Nakba) by the Palestinians," Tamir said.
Some Israeli secular history books have for years presented the Palestinian version of the 1948 events, but textbooks for Israeli Arabs have not contained that side of history, which the students heard widely at home.
Israeli Arabs, who represent about 20 percent of the nation's population, are descendants of the 160,000 Palestinians who remained inside Israel following the 1948 war, while the rest left or were driven out.
www.alarabiya.net /articles/2007/07/22/36919.html   (397 words)

 Arab-Israeli Wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07
The 1948–49 War reflected the opposition of the Arab states to the formation of the Jewish state of Israel in what they considered to be Arab territory.
From 1949 to 1956 the armed truce between Israel and the Arabs, enforced in part by the UN forces, was punctuated by raids and reprisals.
During 1973 the Arab states, believing that their complaints against Israel were going unheeded (despite the mounting use by the Arabs of threats to cut off oil supplies in an attempt to soften the pro-Israel stance of the United States), quietly prepared for war, led by Egypt’s President Anwar Sadat.
www.bartleby.com /65/ar/ArabIsra.html   (1052 words)

 MidEast Web - Middle East Israel - Palestinian Conflict TimeLine
Arab League charter proclaims goal of achieving closer aims between Arab States and declares that Palestine is a member of the League in a special annex.
Arabs declare their intentions of stopping the Israeli diversion scheme, which is in accordance with the Johnson plan, and decided on establishment of the PLO.
Israeli casualties were unacceptably high however, and both Syria and Egypt celebrate the anniversary of the war as a victory.
www.mideastweb.org /timeline.htm   (7630 words)

 Mideast Dispatch Archive: Israeli Arab wins quiz on Zionism (& soccer update)
In the dispatch Scoring goals against the "Israeli apartheid" myth, it was stated that Dudu Awat, the Israeli team goalkeeper, was an Israeli Arab.
Rami Wated, 12, an Arab Israeli from Jaffa, was a winning finalist in a competition to answer questions mainly based on Tel Aviv street names and their relevance to the history of Jewish nationalism.
The extremist right-wing Lieberman, a former Cabinet minister, advocated the deportation of all Arab Israelis to the Palestinian territories.
www.tomgrossmedia.com /mideastdispatches/archives/000323.html   (2847 words)

 Don Singleton: Life for an Israeli Arab
The Arabs that remained in Israel in 1948 are better off than most of the Arabs living in the elsewhere in the middle east, not just the "Palestinians", but Egyptians, Jordanians, etc, and it is because the government in those other areas are so bad.
Arab hospitality alone is reason enough to visit the Middle East instead of Europe on your next holiday....
He prefers the Israeli side because their government is not as corrupt as any that the Palestinians have.
donsingleton.blogspot.com /2006/05/life-for-israeli-arab.html   (402 words)

 USATODAY.com - Israeli commission criticizes government treatment of Arab citizens   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thousands of Israeli Arabs had taken to the streets to show support for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, who a month earlier had embarked on an uprising against Israeli occupation.
Arabs are far less likely than Jews to enter college, far more likely to drop out of school, and far less likely to find jobs in the public sector, where security considerations are often invoked as a justification for barring them from employment.
State allocations to Arab municipalities are considerably lower than those for their Jewish counterparts, and Arabs are more limited than Jews in their ability to acquire state lands for building and agricultural purposes.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2003-09-02-israeli-arabs-report_x.htm   (1139 words)

 israelinsider: politics: First Israeli Arab suicide bomber sparks political furor
The spreading of "wild weeds" in the Israeli Arab population
Israeli Channel Two television reported last week that Arab children in the Galilee town of Umm el Fahm are being taught in city mosques as part of a protest against insufficient Education Ministry funding, and are being indoctrinated with pro-Palestinian nationalist slogans and beliefs.
Israeli Arab Knesset members were quick to condemn the attack but cautioned against judging the entire Israeli Arab population based on the actions of one man. "We are opposed to attacks on civilians and view with gravity the involvement of an Israeli Arab in a suicide mission," said Mohammed Barakeh (Hadash).
www.israelinsider.com /channels/politics/articles/pol_0050.htm   (1031 words)

 The Roots of the Israeli-Arab Conflict
The origin of the Arab peoples is found in Genesis 12:10-20, which might also be called "Abraham’s folly." Knowing that the Egyptian Pharaoh would likely kill him to gain his wife, Sarah, Abraham passed her off as his sister.
It is no accident that various modern Arab leaders have virtually paraphrased these verses in their campaign to annihilate the state of Israel.
That myth is that this land was "Arab" land taken from its native inhabitants by invading Jews.
focusonjerusalem.com /TheRootsoftheIsraeli-ArabConflict.htm   (10557 words)

 ZOA 09-12-06: Israeli Arab MKs: Urge Nasrallah To Fight, Voice Solidarity With Syria's War Against Israel, Support ...
New York - Israeli Arab Members of Knesset (MKs), Azmi Bishara, Jamal Zahalka and Wasal Taha, all members of the Balad Party, have urged the leader of the Islamist terrorist group Hizballah, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, to fight Israel, voiced solidarity with Syria’s war against Israel and supported the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.
Israeli Attorney-General Menahem Mazuz has acceded to the request of the Interior Minister, Roni Bar-On, and announced that the three Balad MKs will be investigated for traveling to an enemy state without authorization.
ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, “We support the Israeli government for undertaking the first of several necessary steps to deal with the long-neglected and serious problem of the disloyalty of Israel Arab Knesset members by launching an investigation into the recent trip to Syria and horrific statements made by the three Arab MKs.
www.zoa.org /2006/09/israeli_arab_mk.htm   (937 words)

 israelinsider: diplomacy: FM Livni: Palestinian state should satisfy Israeli Arab national desires
"The Arab MKs cannot have their cake and eat it too," she said, suggesting that primary loyalty to the Palestinian state was not acceptable for a member of Israel's parliament.
Tibi claimed that the Foreign Minister was preparing for the expulsion of Israeli Arabs.
However, Arab parties and Knesset members have objected to this definition: the Hadash party that raised the issue are reject the state's definition as Jewish in the context of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
web.israelinsider.com /Articles/Diplomacy/12367.htm   (1030 words)

The Israeli suspect's lawyer says during their drive to the nightclub, the suicide bomber threatened to blow up the car if Kaisi did not go through with the attack.
This is not the first time Israeli Arab citizens have participated in suicide bombings; at least one Israeli Arab has actually carried out a suicide bombing.
Previously, ISRACAST reported that Israeli security forces were aware of a dangerous terror cell operating in Tul Kerem but did not act for fear of violating the current lull in the violence with the Palestinians.
www.isracast.com /Transcripts/240305a_trans.htm   (552 words)

 Crimes Of War Project > The Book
The third and largest Arab atrocity of the war, the massacre by irregulars of dozens of surrendering Haganah troops, including some twenty women, at Kfar Etzion in the Etzion Bloc of settlements just north of Hebron, on May 13, was unprovoked by any immediate Jewish attack or atrocity.
Israeli spokesmen countered that the peculiar conditions of operation of such units—small squads dressed as Arabs operating in the middle of Arab towns and without close support of regular troops—made haste with the trigger finger an imperative of survival.
At the same time, the decades of Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Golan Heights has resulted in the systematic deployment of a variety of measures that are contrary to international humanitarian law, including torture of suspected terrorists, house demolitions, administrative detention without due process, and deportations.
www.crimesofwar.org /thebook/arab-israeli-war.html   (3121 words)

 DEBKAfile - Or Commission Milestones Israeli Jewish-Arab Alienation
Israeli governments have never formulated any clear, consistent policy towards the country’s Arab citizens, who today number some 1.3 million, representing one fifth of the population.
Should, heaven forbid, any Israeli government remedy this inequity, they would lose their most important asset for furthering the interaction and close affinity between the plight of Israeli Arabs and the Palestinian national struggle.
Prosecutions of a group of Israeli Islamists led by Sheikh Raed Salah on charges of collaborating with the Hamas, Iran and the Hizballah, have deepened the sense of persecution preying on Israeli Arabs.
www.debka.com /article.php?aid=554   (1715 words)

 SOLUTION to Arab ("Palestinian")-Israeli Conflict
Unlike the Arab solution for the Jewish problem ("ethnic genocide" not unlike the Nazi plan), none advocate genocide, but rather a population transfer of the type done before elsewhere in the world.
Israeli Arabs will be conscripted into national non-military service.
Arab countries (and even non-Arab Muslim countries) are keeping them focused on Israel and away from THEM because the Palestinian Arabs are trouble-makers and have nothing but murdering Jews and revolution on their minds.
www.masada2000.org /solution.html   (1532 words)

 israelinsider: security: High-ranking Israeli Arab army officer sentenced to 15 years for espionage
Omar El-Heib, an Israeli Arab army officer, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for passing military secrets.
A high-ranking Israeli Arab army officer was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Sunday for passing military secrets to one of Israel's bitterest enemies in exchange for money and drugs.
Israeli Arabs make up nearly one-fifth of the country's 7 million people.
web.israelinsider.com /Articles/Security/8699.htm   (511 words)

 Newsvine - israeli-arab
A Tel Aviv court has sentenced an Israeli Arab man to 16 years in prison in the so-called "honor killing" of his sister after several female relatives took the rare step of testifying against him.
Thousands of Israeli Arab protesters marched through the streets of this biblical town Saturday demanding better protection for holy sites after a troubled family set off firecrackers inside a major Christian shrine.
The gag-order preventing the publication of the crimes Israeli-Arab MK Azmi Bishara is accused of was removed by an Israeli court Wednesday afternoon.
www.newsvine.com /israeli-arab   (331 words)

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