Muslims and Jews lived together.
Existed tension in Palestine between opposing groups.
o Those who lived in larger cities who viewed themselves as
cosmopolitan and those who lived in the countryside.
British Mandate for Palestine 1922-1939
There were tensions between various world powers about how to apply
principles of democracy, self-rule, autonomy and how to align them with
Following the Second Commonwealth in Palestine and the dispersion of the Jewish
people, the Jews reaffirmed their chosennesss and began to think of themselves as a
Also called traditional Zionism in which Je
Govt 3977 Lecture 9.4.13
Origins of Jewish and Arab Nationalism
Arab in the modern sense is real but it is a modern historical construct.
Same with Jewish nationalism; did not exist before the end of the 19th
The center of the Arab wor
UN Partition Plan for Palestine
The catastrophe Nothing worse could have happened for the
May 1948- Declaration of Israeli independence
Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry
Bi-national state under trusteeship
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Near Eastern Studies
NES 3697 (Gov 3977; Soc 3970; JwSt 3697)
History of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Fall 2015 [4 credits]
Professor Ross Brann
T.A.s: Rama Alhabian, Eric Epstein, David Ko
Jimmy Carter The Egyptian Peace Initiative
BACKDROP: 1977 Sadat visits Jerusalem + Israels earthquake election
- Israels election
o Likud Union / Menachim Begin defeats Labor Alignment
parliamentary election May 17 / first time since founding
-Traditinal zionism, love of ziona religious, cultural, and historical attachment to Palestine. For the
most part the religious establishment recommended against return because it was seen as G-ds job.
-Modern Zionism (which took many forms): c