Arab and Israel Conflict, 1948-Present.
The Arab Israel conflict began from the start of Zionism, Jewish people taking over Palestinian land, and becoming a state of Israel. This is the major cause of the Palestinian hatred toward Israelis. Also the their different religions are a conflict causing fighting and a reason to start wars. From 1948, when Israel became a nation their has been conflicts between Arab people against the Jewish Israelis up to this very day. These conflicts will still be heard on the news and in the papers in the near future.
After the Holocaust from World War II were millions of Jews were killed Zionism reared up causing millions of Jews to flock to the area that will become known Israel. Zionism is the belief that Jews should live in an area free of persecution were they have their own nation and can live by themselves. This Idea was brought back by Theodor Herzl who created this belief into a political movement.
His goals or Zionist goals were to have a national home for the Jewish people in the Land of Israel. Also that the Balfour Doctrine was interpreted that they were going to become a state.
In May 14th, 1948 Israel is declared a state and are recognized by the USSR, the U.S., and followed by other countries. David Ben-Gurion became head of the provisional government and announced Israel's becoming a state. He was born in Poland and his 2 family was very enrolled in the belief of Zionism. On may 15 war was declared against Israel by the following countries: Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon. They attacked because they believed that their Palestinian, Arab brothers should have rights to the land and they did not want them their because it was a...