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Conflict In Israel - Since the inception of an Israeli nation-state in 1948, violence and conflict has played a major role in Israel’s brief history. In the Sixty-One year’s Israel has been a recognized nation-state, they have fought in 6 interstate wars, 2 civil wars, and over 144 dyadic militarized interstate disputes (MIDs) with some display of military force against other states (Maoz 5). Israel has been involved in constant conflict throughout the past half century. Israel’s tension against other states within the Middle East has spurred vast economic, social, and political unity that has fostered a sense of nationalism and unity in Israel not seen in most other states....   [tags: Israel] 1986 words
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Ethiopia Immigration and Coexistence in Israel - Coexistence in Israel can be perceived as an empty notion considering Israel’s segregation policy, such as their mixed cities phenomenon. Israel’s concealed segregation policy creates a microcosm of marginalizing and excluding a minority group from the benefits of the state (Humphries, Isabelle). These policies have been preserved and enforced regardless of Israel’s democratic image it portrays to the international community (Humphries, Isabelle). Given the fact, Israel is a recent and socially developing country that has been compelled to accommodate massive waves of immigration in a relatively short period....   [tags: Racism In Israel]
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The Creation of Israel Was a Mistake - Has there ever been a day where your home has just been taken from you. Life as a Jewish refugee in the Middle East was definitely a difficult thing during and after WWII because there was so much fighting between nations. The Jewish people just wanted a homeland so they could be free from persecution. The Arab people that were already living in the existing state of Palestine were extremely upset with the attempt to form the Jewish state of Israel; other countries that weren’t interested with the countries assisting the Jewish people used the Arab’s anger and resentment to their advantage....   [tags: Israel was a Mistake]
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Culture and Communication in Israel - Israel, a country said to be touched by the very presence of god himself, has become an ultimately diverse nation of its own throughout time. With immigrants coming into the country from all over the world, The Holy Land has undergone the implementation of a wide range of cultures. This eventually led to the integration of a mixture of religions, traditions, values, and beliefs. Although, most significantly, the widespread cultural demographic has resulted in the country’s development of diversified communication patterns as well....   [tags: Communication in Israel]
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HUMINT Operations in Israel Analysis - Human Intelligence (HUMINT) is one of the oldest and most effective information gathering methods used by society. Most countries rely heavily on HUMINT, in both military and law enforcement, operations and their successes can be credited mainly to the application of exceptional HUMINT. The United States has developed multiple intelligence disciplines over time, yet even now we still utilize HUMINT as the preferred method of collection while supporting it with other intelligence collection platforms....   [tags: human intelligence, humint, israel] 2787 words
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Improving Israel-Palestinian Communication - The Israel-Palestinian conflict is a part of the greater Arab-Israeli long-running conflict in the Middle East. The main point of this conflict is the existence of the state of Israel and its relations with Arab states and with the Palestinian population in the area. Since the establishment of Israel, the Palestinians and the Jews have been fighting over the land for several years. Both believe that they have greater claim than the other. Even though, these two races share a variety of customs, beliefs and practices, there are enough differences that make these two clash....   [tags: Israel-Palestinian, Israel, Palestine, communicati] 489 words
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Israel and Iran's Incompatibility - The incompatibility for the game between Israel and Iran is because Iran would not play by the same set of rules that were set between the United States and Russia during the Cold War. This assumption is based on Iran’s own unique scenario in a regional game in the Middle East, as well as Iran’s history to avoid inside the box thinking when it comes to strategic warfare. Tira concludes that the unreliability accompanying the area’s instability and Iran’s known use of creating black swans to continuously push and wear down an opponent, shows that if a nuclear Iran were to develop it would be a major threat not to be taken lightly....   [tags: Bushehr, Iran, Israel]
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Sociolinguistics and Development of Israel’s Arab Minority - The objective of this report is to give a concise study regarding the Arab minority in Israel. It will trace some significant issues that have impacted the overall linguistic reality, nevertheless the marginalization of Arabs in that small but complex country. It will track the language policy adopted in that country, the educational, political,practical,social,ideological reasons that have lead to the Arabic status in Israel. Spolsky and shohamy(1999a:41)suggest an obvious difference among three things, language practices language ideology and language policy....   [tags: Arabic in Israel] 1354 words
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The Birth of Israel - Many events and people caused the birth of Israel. I would like to focus on two of the events that were involved in the growth of Israel and one organization. The events and organization I have chosen to illustrate how Israel grew are, The Six-Day War, the War in Lebanon and the Palestine Liberation Organization. I will illustrate these through how they each individually impacted Israel. Six-Day War The Six-Day War took place in June 1967. It took place all because of hostilities between the Arab nations, and the Jews had already been at a high point....   [tags: Creation of Israel] 1310 words
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Israel’s Foreign Relations - Since Israel’s beginnings in 1948 it has been involved in numerous conflicts and wars with its Arab allies. In the beginning it was for survival, as time moved on some could argue it was for land, more recently claims had been made that Israel’s airstrikes against Lebanon and military raids in Gaza have been to protect its citizens and interests in the name of national security, while others say it was warrantless act of aggression. In the past if Israel had felt threatened it would usually take what it deemed the necessary military action in order to protect herself....   [tags: Israel Conflicts, Wars]
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Israel is a Blessing to All Nations - "I will make of you a great nation…And you shall be a blessing…And all the families of the earth shall bless themselves by you" (Gen. 12:2-3). Israel is a blessing to the other nations. As long as Israel succeeds in informing other peoples and proving that Yahweh is God, it will be understood to be a blessing to these nations. The very examples often employed to dispel the idea of Israel's being a blessing serve as evidence to support it. The plagues in Genesis actually prove that Yahweh is God to the Israelites and the Egyptians....   [tags: Pro Israel] 844 words
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The Nation of Israel - The Nation of Israel The nation of Israel has played a critical role in the formation of Western and Eastern ideologies and has had an unmistakably profound impact upon the theological and cultural evolution of mankind. Former U.S. President John Adams, commenting on the historical importance of the Hebrews, once said the following: "I will insist the Hebrews have [contributed] more to civilize men than any other nation. If I was an atheist and believed in blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations … They are the most glorious nation that ever inhabited this Earth....   [tags: Hebrew Israel Religion Religious Essays]
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What Causes Lead Egypt and Israel into Dangerous Relationship - The causes of war have been challenged by two major theories balance of power and power parity. Of course, wars do not have a single or simple cause. In this regards, many scholars have examine many relevant dyads that fought each other in different time and different places. The main question was in their mind, does the dyadic power shift equals leads to war or peace. The empirical evidence shows that power shift equals leads to war between Egypt and Israel. At the present time, the power parity theory gives strong evidence that the steps to war are unlikely to be provoked between Egypt and Israel Introduction: It is important to understand Egypt and Israel rivalry, what causes lead Egypt...   [tags: power parity theories, egypt, israel]
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Supporting Israel: Recent Rise of Anti-Semitism - ... A third branch comes from an economic stance because Jews are believed to poses financial power and in that way take over the world. A fourth branch is a racial stance; they take their focus of from religion and turn to hating the Jewish race in general. The fifth branch is political, because Jews are believed to seek national and/or world power. Currently the biggest fight against anti-Semitism is held in universities across the country. In the journal, Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel in Western Schools, Manfred Gerstenfeld explains that in recent years there has been an “increasing analysis of anti-Israeli and anti-Semitic events as well as biased academic teaching on American campuses”...   [tags: importance of supporting Israel, Christian Zionism]
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Analysis of Israel as the United States main Ally within the Region - Israel has historically been one of the United States of America’s closest allies, and closest regional ally. The United States has aided Israel in combating communism in the region since the 1970’s, and currently assists with counter terrorism and stability operations in the region. Israel’s present administration, under Binyamin Netanyu’s Likud Party, must come to a suitable agreement with the Palestinian Liberation Organization over the contested areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in order to lessen the number of enemies within the region....   [tags: israel, likud party, palestine] 1567 words
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Palestine and Israel - Palestine and Israel On the day of January 18th, 2004 Israeli forces rushed through the Gaza strip and attempted a dangerous raid. The effects of the raid left eight Palestinians civilians dead in cold blood. Within twenty-four hours a young Palestinian police officer by the name of Ali Jaara climbed onto a Jerusalem bus and detonated a bomb, killing him and ten Israeli passengers. This is a very sad but common example of the never ending war that takes place not only on the battlefield but now on the streets and in homes of innocents....   [tags: Middle East War Palestin Israel Essays]
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The Twelve Tribes of Israel: An Organizational Movement - The Twelve Tribes of Israel: An Organizational Movement The Rastafarian Movement has been one of the most important movements of our time. It has proved to us that it is possible to make lemonade out of the lemons that are dealt to us, and that violence is not the only way to deal with troubles or get what you feel you deserve. It has also provided a system of faith and following for over 700,000 loyal people. A Social, political and religious explosion with as few negative connotations as possible, Rasta is just about as good as it gets....   [tags: Twelve Tribes Israel Essays] 4234 words
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The Sotah Ritual in Ancient Israel - The Sotah Ritual in Ancient Israel Introduction      The ritual of the sotah from the book of Numbers is a fascinating passage to read in the Hebrew Bible. For one thing, this ritual deals with the idea of a man being able to bring his wife to trial, even if he has no evidence against her. While such an instance might be seen as negative treatment of women, others might explain it as the Israelites’ constant concern over the idea of impurity. Another interesting aspect of the sotah rite is that it is the only example of an ordeal similar to those practiced in other cultures of the Ancient Near East....   [tags: Book of Numbers Religion Israel Bible Essays]
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Mary-Beth Hughes' Israel – Glorifying the Common Occurrence - Mary-Beth Hughes' Israel – Glorifying the Common Occurrence         Mary-Beth Hughes' short story titled "Israel" is a rich literary piece. Every detail within the story has some sort of meaning and is there for a reason. When analyzed, this story has a lot to say, however, when summarized, the storyline is rather simple. The story contains five characters, the mother, the father, their daughter, and the mother's friends, Dr. Derek Duncalf and Dr. Dan Ovita. The time period is unknown, except that it is during a time when Isralies are fighting to keep their homeland....   [tags: Mary-Beth Hughes' Israel Essays] 1944 words
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The State of Israel - Do you know the state of Israel. Well even if Israel declared Its independence not very long ago, in 1948, its founding of the jewish state is over 3,000 years old. It is a small Middle Eastern country with small density population. But with a big range of geographic, ethic ands religious diversity. It is a strong country the modern state of Israel has endured war. Today, Israel still serves as homeland for jews and all immigrants. “Israel is a international social world” (Fisher 1). The state of Israel is a country bordering countries like Egypt, Jordan and Syria....   [tags: Jews, Middle East, Country]
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The Economy of Israel - What the parties will gain: the economic aspect of the agreement. The second redeployment agreement can serve as a springboard for both the Israeli and Palestinian economies, separately and together. The greater beneficiaries, politically, economically and propaganda-wise, are the Palestinians. The agreement removes restrictions and solves hardships that have prevented growth and development in the Palestinian Authority. The influence of the Israeli economy has been lessened and will be expressed mainly in the change of atmosphere....   [tags: Israeli Palestinian Economies Economics Essays] 5112 words
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Israel and The Palestinians - In the Middle East region, there is a single country that stands out from the rest, a beacon of light on the very edge of civilization; that country is Israel. A country surrounded on all sides by its sworn enemies, determined to bring about its downfall. These resilient people have not only survived this tumultuous area but have prospered, and in this short essay paper, we will examine the reasons why this is by primarily examining their culture. We are going to do this by taking a close look at several of the key components of their society; the geographical influences of the region, civil considerations of the people and their government and the military conflicts that not only shaped th...   [tags: Middle East, Geography, Government, War] 1419 words
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The State of Israel - Culture Awareness: Israel In today’s modern and scientifically advanced society, there are countless and different categories of Cultures. Taking a moment to understand and comprehend another culture will develop and benefit you as an individual. All are distinctive in their own aspect. They also have many similarities. Although we all come from different backgrounds, our heritage and our surrounding allow us to identify who we are in character. We see different traits all over the world. The immense land of Israel is unique to the world....   [tags: Cultural Awareness, Jews]
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The Creation of Israel - For ages the Jewish population did not have a place to call home. They had been wandering around deserts, were once slaves in Egypt, but didn’t have any land to their name. Following the Holocaust, after many Jews had been persecuted by Hitler and the Nazis, a good portion of the overall amount of Jews in the world let alone Europe had been exterminated. As a result, Harry Truman and the UN suggested Israel, a homeland for the Jews. Tensions had been growing throughout the beginning of the 20th Century regarding the Palestinian area in the Middle East....   [tags: Jewish population, egypt, holocaust]
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The Story of Israel - Their Story or Ours In a recent conversation with a friend of mine I was telling him about my interest in wanting to visit Israel, he expressed that he had been there several times and we got into a discussion about sites and cities, a few of which I was familiar with the English pronunciation of. Within one of his stories he told me about an experience he had while on his birthright trip, a trip that is funded by Jewish organizations so that young adults between the ages of 18-25 with Jewish ancestry experience their historical roots in the holy land for 2 weeks....   [tags: jewish, west bank, palestine] 3325 words
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Jerusalem: Far More Than the Sum of Its Parts - “None have claim... All have claim!” (Scott). So proclaims Balian of Ibelin in the 2005 movie, Kingdom of Heaven, when an argument breaks out over who deserves the city of Jerusalem. His point is that, viewed without any spiritual connotations, the city itself is in a rather unremarkable location nor is it particularly large or prosperous, but more blood has been spilled over this ancient place, by people whose beliefs are so intricately intertwined, than anywhere on earth. Men do not throw their lives away for nothing, yet this city that has such little wealth has the ability to spur conflicts that dwarf any resource driven war....   [tags: Israel]
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The Yom Kippur War - Israeli preparation for war with Syria was less extensive than the Egyptian preparations, because the border was smaller (Approximately 80 miles vs. 40 miles) in comparison to the Egyptian-Israeli border. (See Figure 2. Israel - Syria Border). Israel built fortified Jewish settlements in the Golan. Anticipating Syriawould attack with armor, Israel made obstacles, tank traps, and minefields. Reinforced bunkers and tank placements were created. The battlefield plan was laid out with interlocking fields of fire to halt any Syrian advance....   [tags: Israel] 1811 words
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Establishment of Israel - The policies and attitudes toward Palestinians deal with demographic issues that dictate the political environment in the state of Israel. The identity and borders of the Jewish state are incredibly complex to define. Some Israeli officials have extracted Israeli settlers from the Gaza Strip and constructed a barricade in the West Bank; while supporting contentious legislation that would prevent any Palestinian who married an Israeli to become a citizen of Israel. Aimed at preserving the primary population of Jews in the state, these decisions are a pillar to maintaining the national survival of Israel....   [tags: Middle East, Jews, Palestine] 1250 words
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America and Israel - In 1948, the United States was the first to recognize Israel as a new state in the United Nations; this quick action on our part shows how important having an ally in the Middle East is for America, and in addition the alliance helped the newly created nation. We had many reasons for continuing this rock-solid friendship, but perhaps the most important is that our values are the same. Israel is very like the United States; it’s the only democratic country in the Middle East, it wants to prevent war, and to gain stability and eventual peace the two recognized the need to work together to meet their mutual goals....   [tags: International Politics ]
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US Support for the State of Israel - ... The rapture cannot happen “until the Jewish people are once again in their soil” (Friedman 51). They interpret God’s promise to bless those who bless His people as an invitation to bless and support that which He is doing. Christians and Jews have two very important things in common. First, both Christians and Jews serve the same God, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. God said to Abraham in Genesis 17:7, “I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and your descendants after you” (NKJV)....   [tags: three D's of antisemitism, Christian Zionism]
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The Implications of the Israel/ Palestine Conflict - ... helping militarily in Israel-Palestinian issue. Although I was never interested in such a serious issue, I took some struggle to research this issue. Clearly, I have an interest in this issue not for my own stability, but for the sake of my curiosity and truthfulness in this issue. All the nations are against Israel, America is the only one supporting them, clearly not for any personal gain. I read more about this issue from New York Times which said, “Although President Obama spent the majority of his speech in Israel talking about the “unbreakable bonds of friendship” between the U.S....   [tags: land, military, settlement] 813 words
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The Conflict Between Israel and Palestine - ... The second step in ending this violent conflict in the Middle East is for Israel to lift their occupation and settlement on the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. If Palestinians and Israelis had settled for the terms outlined in the original United Nations partition plan in 1947, history might have taken a very different path. This plan would have split the land into two different states, an Arab state, and an Israeli state. Jerusalem and Bethlehem, for their religious significance to many cultures, would have become international regions....   [tags: gaza strip 2005, canaan] 1759 words
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The History and Culture of Israel - The United States is been one of the most powerful countries ever exists. The history about Israel goes from the time of Christ up to today’s relationship with other countries in a peaceful manner. Israel have a lot of conflict with their suppose brothers that surround them. Still, they have the time to negotiate and be a better country for the new generation. That why today they can be thankful to be part of allied forces with the United States. Israel, slightly larger than Massachusetts, lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea....   [tags: economy, religion, trade] 2873 words
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The First Three Kings of Israel - Israel’s beginning as an established nation and Israel’s recuperation from seventy years of Babylonian captivity is covered in the Books of History. After the conquest of Joshua, God sent deliverers also known as judges to judge the hearts of the people of Israel and rule over them after Joshua’s death. The Philistines’ brutally attacked the nation; subsequently, these assaults were a result of the people’s covenant disobedience. The Ark of the Covenant had been lost to the Philistines, consequently meaning they had a total disconnection from God’s presence and the mosaic covenant ....   [tags: babilonian captivity, joshua, god]
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The Question of Palestine and Israel - The Question of Palestine and Israel Palestine and Israel seem destined to be enemies forever. There has been conflict for as long as Israel has been a sovereign state, and it does not look to be ceasing anytime soon. Both sides have used questionable tactics, sometimes successful and sometimes not, to become notorious throughout the world. Both sides have created or supported organizations to help fight the other. From even before the birth of Israel and on into the foreseeable future, with new groups and tactics and with outside influences weighing in on the conflict, the question of Palestine and Israel is not likely to be answered soon....   [tags: zionists, syrian nationalism, jerusalem]
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The Conflict Between Palestine and Israel - The Question of Palestine and Israel For decades, the people of Palestine and Israel have had conflict with each other. The cause of the conflict was due to religion, territory, and borders (infoplease.com). The conflict began when Israel officially became a state in 1948. Within the same year, political issues of Jewish immigration to Palestine turned into a problem during World War I (White, 200). The issue had gotten worse when the British became heavily involved and decided to negotiate with the Arabs within the early 20th century....   [tags: religion, territory, borders]
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Israel and US Foreign Policy - Proceeding from a simplistic perception of regional stability, Washington utilized the surrogate strategy to control the outcomes of regional interactions in the Middle East and chose Israel to play the role of regional surrogate. But Israel, in many cases, instead of maintaining regional stability on behalf of the US, served its own interests which were not always consistent with US interest in regional stability. The Israeli violations, however, were either condoned or even approved by the US administrations....   [tags: Foreign Relations] 1247 words
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The Israel and Palestine Conflict - The Israel and Palestinian conflict has been going on for over a century now; it consisted of five wars since 1948. That isn’t counting the dozen of battles, raids, and skirmishes that also have taken place, all this for a piece of land. The Israel and Palestinians conflict was a fight over territory, and believed they had claim of the territory for an extremely long time. The territory is in Western Asia between both the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by Arabia, Syria, and Egypt....   [tags: land, religion, conflict, culture] 1260 words
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The Relationship Between Religion and Israel - Israel, the place call the holy land, the land, which Jesus walked, however, it is widely acknowledged that tensions between secular and religious sectors constitute a salient feature of Israeli society. If one were to try to summarize the relationship of Israel to Jewish religion, he would say that it is related but not equivalent to certain concepts of Israel. Most people think of the holy land when they hear the names Israel but one must ask the question is Israel truly the holy land. This essay will show the relationship between religion and Israel....   [tags: religion, theology, Jews, Research Paper] 3176 words
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Conflicts Between Palestine and Israel - Introduction The conflict between Israel and Palestine is on going. Through different issues like border security and control of Jerusalem, but the major issue is the religion issue. In this report, there are two unresolved issues about the Palestine refugees and Israeli Security Concerns. Palestine is on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea, to the west of Jordan and to the south of the Lebanon. The total surface areas of Palestine are 26500km². The Palestinian refugees included Arabs that the original is in Israel and Jews....   [tags: refugees, demographics, resolutions] 912 words
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The Plagues of Israel to Release the Hebrews - In this essay, I will be talking about the plagues God sent against the Egyptian for the Hebrew to be release from their hands. There was not a struggle between God and the Egyptian power, but of God and the Egyptian Gods to show who the true God was. In Exodus 9:13-14, Yahweh told Moses to tell the Pharaoh of Egypt, “Yahweh, God of the Hebrews, says this: Let my people go and worship me. For this time, I am going to inflict all my plagues on you, on your officials and your subjects, so that you will know there is no one like me in the whole world....   [tags: power, god, yahweh, free] 798 words
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The Conflict between Palestine and Israel - A conflict between Palestine and Israel began when a promise was made by Britain in 1917 to make Palestine Israel’s homeland, and their belief that the land was meant for them since biblical times. Despite their beliefs and Britain’s promise, it still does not give them the right to drive Palestinians out of their homes. They should negotiate and come up with a peaceful agreement instead of causing conflict and violence. The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians still exists today, they have yet to find a way to resolve their conflict and live together in peace once again....   [tags: the Ottoman empire and the British empire]
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America and Israel Support - ... This in return causes Arabs to hate the United States and makes them want to kill Americans. This hostility shown by the Arabs would greatly diminish if America would not give deadly weapons to the government of Israel. Furthermore, Ramzi Yousef was the person who planned the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993. He only wanted to attack America because he wanted to stop the Israeli army from killing Arabs. Yousef told a CBS reporter that terrorism was revenge for the Palestinian people and for the Arabs in Saudi Arabia....   [tags: defense industry, benefactor] 1800 words
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Water Conserving Technology in Israel - Introduction: Globally, there has been a rise in attention to water conservation in a time where there is a limited water supply and an ever-increasing water demand. Statistically, increased water conservation and efficiency remain the most cost effective methods for sustaining water. Data indicates that there is an average of 10% water waste due to timeworn and leaking infrastructure through typical town networks, and through the application of new technology, it is predicted that the urban and domestic sectors can save 15% of lost water....   [tags: Robotics, Limited Water Supply] 1199 words
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Cultural Canon Project - Israel - At night there is silence in this land of history, and its people sleep patiently. They know of the multitude of nights before, dark but bright red lights of fire and war besieging the earth and sky. They know of burials, the indescribable weight of carrying their children taken from them as casualties of war. They know of hate and its bond with history, of the land and of their people; eternal minds with the rejection of outsiders permeating through generations. But in the morning, as the herald of illumination bears her gift to the world, light burns away the temporaries of war and suffering and the fragility of life, purifying into a new crystalline memory of the oldest civilizations on e...   [tags: Culture ]
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Israel Keyes: Studying a Psychopath - Israel Keyes was born as the second oldest of nine on January 7, 1978 in Richmond, Utah. Keyes grew up in a Mormon household eventually moving to Washington and then ending in Maine only to reject his family’s religion resulting in him being kicked out. As a child, Keyes always carried a gun around with him, some of which were given to him by family members, specifically his grandfather ("Acting At Random"). Around the age of 19, Keyes enlists in the Army as a Specialist and works his way up only to leave on an honorable discharge after receiving a DUI and also after his first crime of abduction and rape of a young teenage girl between 1996 and 1998 (Noe)....   [tags: notorious criminals, rapist, murderer]
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The Israel Palestine Conflict - ... One of these unsolved issues was immigration of thousands of Jewish people to the British Mandate Palestine known as the Zionist Project (1920-1930). This caused unrest in the Arab community. In 1937, a Royal Commission from Britain suggested that the land be divided up into a Jewish state and an Arab one. Both Palestinians and Arabs rejected this and wanted an end the the immigration. Opposing violence continued until 1938 when reinforcements from the UK stepped in to end it. Then around 1948 was when it became a conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Arab people....   [tags: UN efforts, semitic people, peace]
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Israel's Controversy - Israel is a high controversial state that all have differing opinions on. There are many things that make Israel a hot topic. In order to discover why Israel is so controversial, this paper will delve into the creation of Israel, and how it affects the area around it. Israel was created on November 29, 1947 by the United Nations in Resolution 181. Resolution 181, also known as the Partition Resolution, declared that the territory of Palestine would be divided into two separate states, one Jewish and one Arab, when the British Palestine mandate expired in May 1948....   [tags: Arab Countries, Palestinian Conflict]
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Israel And The Palestinians - Israel and the Palestinians Israel is situated at the connection of Africa and Asia. It is 20,000 square kilometres and unlike its neighbour Arab states it lacks natural resources. Lebanon and Syria border it in the north, Jordan in the east and Egypt to the south. Israel has also been holding Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank of the River Jordan since 1967. It has an extremely varied geography and climate. Most of the coastline lies on the Mediterranean Sea. In the south are the valleys of Jezreel and Hulveh....   [tags: essays research papers] 2976 words
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The Creation of Israel - Medinat Israel better known as Israel declared its independence from Palestine on May 14, 1948, three years after the end of the Holocaust and World War II. It was created as result of the Zionist movement, which was founded in Switzerland during 1897 by Theodor Herzl. Zionism was created to unite Jewish people of exile and settle them in Palestine. The movement's name derived from Zion, the hill on which the Temple of Jerusalem was located. Many of Israeli's political institutions and beliefs came from the concepts of the Zionist movement....   [tags: World History] 395 words
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The Land of Israel - The Land of Israel The Land of Israel was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Here their spiritual, religious and national identity was formed. Here they achieved independence and created a culture of national and universal significance. Here they wrote and gave the Bible to the world. Exiled from the Land of Israel, the Jewish people remained faithful to it in all the countries of their dispersion, never ceasing to pray and hope for their return and the restoration of their national freedom....   [tags: Papers] 344 words
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Israel's Covenant - As we look deep into scriptures we discover that there have already been various layered genres and numerous themes throughout scripture. We find out that the major event for the Hebrews is the Covenant; it is a huge literary testimony. Many redactors concentrate their work on the Covenant. A covenant is defined as a binding agreement or bond between two parties and comes from the word berith; meaning to fetter or to bind. Many people become confused what a covenant is and is not. It is not a commandment or a contract and can be between two equals or two unequals....   [tags: Bible] 516 words
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The United States' Direct Aid to Israel - For decades the U.S has provided consistent and unparalleled support to Israel. Since the world war II, Israel has been receiving the largest amount of U.S. military and economic aid. The United States gives a subsidy of about $500 (per each Israeli) each year. Israel received about $3.7 billion in direct aid from the United States in 2003. It receives this entire amount at the start of every fiscal year while all other countries receive their aid money in quarterly installments each year, and so, Israel earns extra interest during the course of each fiscal year....   [tags: support, lobbys, jewish] 719 words
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The Marriage Metaphor Between God and Israel - God uses his relationship with Israel as a comparison for the meaning of biblical marriage as He designed it. As we know from Genesis 2, the first marriage here on earth was between Adam and Eve. God did not think it was good for man (Adam) to be alone and created woman (Eve) to help him. But Adam and Eve disobeyed God and were not only unable to display God’s intent of perfect marriage, but they have also made way for sin and death to enter the world. God decides to create a new picture of marriage between Him and His chose people Israel....   [tags: Bible Stories, Religion Guidelines]
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The Visions of Israel's Founders Compared to Reality - Israel is a place of much culture and history. It was called the “Promised Land.” It was promised to the descendent of Abraham, Jacob. Israel was the name that was given to Jacob after his fight with the Angel of God (Genesis 32:28). It became an independent state in 1948, when it was recognized by the United Nations as a country in its own right within the Middle East. It is a fairly new and young state; it has been independent for only sixty-six years. The people of Israel have fought long and hard to come to this place, and they would not have been here had it not been for the visions of the Jewish people who wanted a place that they could call home....   [tags: immigration, Jews, equality]
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Unintended Consequences - Israel from Palestine - If you were surrounded by enemies and had no home, to where would you run. The fact is that this very question became a quandary for Jews, especially Zionists, long before the genocides of the Holocaust. In the decades before World War II, Jews sought a place to idealize their faith unhindered and away from governments and societies that ran against their operations. While they tried to assimilate with the cultures around which they lived, they stumbled more often than they soared. Appropriately enough, the international bodies that discussed this issue would consider both entirely separate and similar problems....   [tags: jews, zionists, holocaust]
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Business Analysis of Africa Israel Investments - Business Analysis of Africa Israel Investments We propose to present a five star hotel and hospitality leisure business in my country Kenya, which is the best tourist attraction country in Africa and one of the best in the world with many visitors trooping in and out of the country through out the year. After thorough investigations and survey on different aspects of businesses we decided to introduce this line of business which will include a shopping mall, car rental services(pick up from airport and at different points country wide), bureau de change, game arcade(amusement park), a banking mall, therapeutic and health resort centre, and also Safari tour arrangement section, which will arr...   [tags: Business Proposal] 960 words
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Nation of Israel - Nation of Israel Background: History and general facts about Israel Along the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea, at the junction of three continents, lies a much disputed piece of land, now known as the country of Israel. Although this land is now controlled by its original inhabitants, the Jewish people have only had political power for the past half-century. After the Jewish people lost authority, the control of this piece of land changed hands numerous times. This land has been plagued for centuries by disputes between its neighboring countries and peoples over its rule....   [tags: Papers] 2930 words
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Israel and Syria - Next week's peace talks between Israel and Syria are expected to focus on the future of the Golan Heights -- strategic land that Israel captured from its Arab neighbor in the 1967 Middle East war. Israeli and Syrian leaders agreed Wednesday to resume their negotiations, which broke off in 1996. The talks are to pick up where they left off nearly four years ago. Analysts say Syria and Israel were close to agreement then. During the renewed negotiations, Israel is expected to insist on security guarantees in its northern territory in exchange for the return of the Golan Heights....   [tags: Threats to World Peace] 1028 words
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Palestine and Israel - Background The issue of Palestine and Israel is one that has been hotly contested for over a thousand years. The last fifty years have been especially important in the history of the Jewish people and Palestinians. Since the death of Yasser Arafat on the 11th of November 2004 , and the election of Mahmoud Abbas as his successor as leader of the Palestinian Authority, significant steps have been taken towards a lasting peace. This will hopefully lead to a conclusion of the second Palestinian intifada, which began in late September 2000, and to an end of the oppression of the Palestinian people by the Israeli Defense Forces....   [tags: Threats to World Peace]
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Israel and Palestine - The Issue Of Israel and Palestine In 1993, in Oslo, Norway a historic peace agreement was secretly drawn up with the hopes of bringing all the violence between the Palestinians and the Israelis to an end. Yasser Arafat, the chairman of the PLO, and Yitzhak Rabin who was prime minister of Israel at the time shook hands at the White House in front of President Bill Clinton to finalize the accords. This was the first step towards peace in a long time between the warring nations, and one that many people believed was going to bring an end to the fighting....   [tags: essays research papers] 725 words
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