Essays Tagged: "East Jerusalem"

"Palestinians" Focuses on the political aspect of the Middle East. Speaks of "War and Peace" written by Ibrahim Barzak"

ns: Peace in Jeopardy'The Associated PressIbrahim BarzakNations: Israel and PalestineRegion: Middle EastWorld Issue: War and PeaceThe focus of this article is on the political aspect of this region:1. ... of Har Homa despitefierce Palestinian opposition, the Israeli radio said.2.) The Palestinians seek east Jerusalem, captured by Jordan in the 1967 Mideast war, as a future capital. Israel considers th ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Problems Brought by Retaining Territory Won in the Six-Day War?

tories from attacking countries, including the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria. These gains nearly doubled the size o ... an, and the Golan Heights from Syria. These gains nearly doubled the size of Israel. The capture of East Jerusalem also made it possible for the Israeli government to officially merge the two parts of ...

(14 pages) 91 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Jeruaslem, Capital of Israel.

it is a center of pilgrimage- the Holy City, the earthly prototype of the heavenly Jerusalem.To the east, Jerusalem looks down on the Dead Sea and across the Jordan River to the arid mountains of Jord ... dan River and links Nabulus to the north of Bethlehem, Hebron, and Beersheba to the south. The west-east road from Tel-Aviv crosses the Jordan north of the Dead Sea. A newer transversal road leads wes ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Middle East

Religion has always been an important factor in the history of the Middle East. Jerusalem is sacred to the three largest monotheistic religions in the world: Christianity, Is ... continue to this day. Since the time of the biblical, Abraham, the leading religions of the Middle East have changed from polytheistic to monotheistic. With their similar backgrounds, the followers o ... wish Temple.While Europe was in a period of declining growth during the seventh century, the Middle East region was flourishing under the influence of Islam. The Prophet Mohammed, born in 570 C.E., un ...

(4 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Status of Jerusalem: Israeli or Palestinian?

a Jewish and Palestinian state. But Israel annexed West Jerusalem after its war of independence and East Jerusalem, which includes the Dome of the Rock. In 1967, East Jerusalem was primarily populated ... ents.In the perspective of the Israeli's, Ceding control even over the Palestinian neighborhoods of East Jerusalem, or the Old City, is a red line for many Israelis, who consider Jerusalem to be the h ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature