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*the "Learn more" links correspond with leveled reading articles in the Encyclopedia Britannica. If asked for a password, use your Monona Grove School District library card. Username=first.lastname. Password: your 5-digit student ID number (#####).
or watch the this Brief and Simple History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict that highlights the relatively new nature of this conflict over land (rather than often assumed religious differences).
PBS: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Timeline
Global Conflict Tracker: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
VIDEO: Teacher Led Vocabulary Slides
Islam: a monotheistic religion based on the teachings of Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.
Judaism: ancient monotheistic religion of the Hebrew people revealed through the prophets Abraham, Moses, and others.
peace: freedom from war and violence
co-exist: exist in mutual tolerance, despite differences in ideology and customs
antisemitism: hostility or prejudice against Jewish people, regardless of where they live in the world.
reconciliation: re-establish friendship or harmony.
zionism: a worldwide movement that led to the establishment of the state of Israel following centuries of a stateless Jewish people.
refusnik: a person who refused to follow orders or obey the law. In this instance, applies to those who refuse to serve in the Israeli Defense Forces.
intifada: the Palestinian uprising beginning in 1987 in protests of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Means to literally "shake off" in Arabic.
Hamas: a radical Palestinian organization founded in 1987 in opposition to the moderate policies of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). Primarily active in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Resolution 242: a pivotal United Nations Security Council resolution adopted in 1967 following the Six-Days war. The resolution calls for the withdrawal of Israel armed forces occupying territories seized during the Six-Days war. The resolution does not specifically define the terms or date of withdrawal.
Six-Days (June) War: 1967 conflict between Israel and neighboring Muslim states of Egypt, Jordan and Syria. Resulted in the capture and occupation of large tracks of Arab territory by the Israelis.
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