Lecture 13 Israel & Palestine

Lecture 13 Israel & Palestine - Israel and Palestine...

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ISS 210: Society and the Individual Israel and Palestine Israel and Palestine
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In 1948, the population was 873,000 Over the last 50 years, there has been a six-fold increase in the population Current estimated population = 7,411,000 5,593,000 of the population (75.5%) are Jewish Israelis 1,498,000 of the population (20.2%) are Israelis Arabs
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According to Jewish Law, someone is considered to be a Jew if he or she was born of a Jewish mother (matrilineal linage) Convert to Judaism according to Jewish Law.
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Judaism is the religion, culture, ethics and law of the Jewish people. It is one of the first recorded monotheistics faiths. Abraham was the first jew
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Orthodox households have strict rules regarding the preparation of food Keeping Kosher Meat and dairy products are not eaten at the same time - A completely different set of dishes and cookware are used for the two types of food
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No restrictions on medical care Contraception is limited to women A vasectomy or use of condom by males in not permitted Abortion on demand is not permitted
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segregation of men and women in synagogues. - Women are not permitted to attain the status of Rabbi. Complete disproval of homosexuality
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course ISS ISS 210 taught by Professor Cyrusstewart during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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