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Israel and the Arab/Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, 1880-1979 March 7, 2007 UN Partition  Plan, 1947 Israel, 1948-1967 Israel after 1967 1) How did the Israeli state come into existence between 1880 and 1948? 2) What was the reaction of the Arab states and specifically the Palestinians? 3) What is the significance of the Six Day War of 1967? 4) How did the Arab/Palestinian-Israeli conflict evolve from 1967 to 1982? -history of Israel-Arab conflict is politically loaded…criticism of Israel is often labeled as anti- Semitic - I.  The Origins of the Israeli State, c.1880-1948 -according to Biblical tradition, God promised that land, kingdom of Egyptians begins to  fragment around 10 th  century, Jews develop cultural identity but under the political  control of various Middle Eastern countries The Jewish Presence in Canan/Judea, 1200/1050-920 BCE – c.150 CE The Jewish Diaspora, 150 CE – 1800
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-most go to Europe, Jews living outside of Israel are considered part of the  Diaspora The Origins and Growth of the Zionist Movement in Europe -1800, 5 to 7 thousand Jews in Europe -by earl 1890’s, movement was called Zionism, among the Zionists there  were differing opinions about whether the land was in Palestine (the majority  believed that it should be there) -today Zionist has taken on negative connotations, but it is a form of Jewish  nationalism o   Political and Racial Anti-Semitism Jewish Nationalism -19 th  century, Jewish emancipation- new form of anti-Semiticism based on race  (they were racially inferior), they believed that no matter how well Jews had  embraced the culture they could never be a part of national community because  of their race, political parties raised platforms of anti-Semitic values (British,  French, German) -Zionist intellectuals- Hertzel sought to construct  a new national identity for Jews  and foster a desire in Jews for their own nation state
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