A Brief History of Israel by Bernard Reich

By Bernard Reich

;A short background of Israel КНИГИ ; ИСТОРИЯ Название: a short heritage of Israel Автор: коллективИздательство:Checkmark BooksГод: 2008ISBN: 0816071276Страниц: 382 pagesЯзык: английскийФормат: PDFРазмер: 26,5 MB This ebook bargains an up to date examine Israel’s tumultuous historical past. It narrates the advanced story of Israel’s humans and their smooth nation, demonstrated hundreds of thousands of years after the destruction of the previous one, opposed to the backdrop of exile, anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the Holocaust.”A short heritage of Israel, moment version” explores Israel’s heritage with an emphasis at the interval in view that its independence in 1948. The chronological narration starts off with the time of Abraham and the interval of the Israelite kingdoms and maintains to global struggle II and the United international locations Partition Plan. This accomplished reference then examines the autonomous kingdom of Israel, together with the Arab – Israeli clash, family politics, Knesset election effects, the economic climate, and diplomacy. thoroughly up to date, this moment version includes a new preface, a revised advent, a revised word list of political events, a brand new ultimate bankruptcy, and up to date appendixes.Its insurance contains: The interval because Israel’s independence in 1948; the center East peace strategy; fiscal and political demanding situations; Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip; The production of the hot Kadima celebration and the election of 2006; and, Hamas’s election victory and its impression on Israel. .com eighty five

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Although the crusaders eventually regained control of much of the area after Saladin’s death (1193), their presence was limited to a network of fortified castles. A final defeat in 1291 at Acre by the Mamluks, a Muslim military class originally from Turkey that had come to power in Egypt and Syria, put an end to crusader domination of the land. Under Mamluk Rule (1291–1516) The land under the Mamluks became a backwater province ruled from Damascus. By the end of the Middle Ages, its urban centers were virtually in ruins, most of Jerusalem was abandoned, and the small Jewish community was poverty stricken.

Theodor Herzl is widely recognized in Israel and elsewhere as the founder of political Zionism and the prime mover in the effort to found a Jewish state. Modern political Zionism as conceived by Herzl sought the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine as a solution to the “Jewish Question” (essentially anti-Semitism). In Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State), published in Vienna, Austria, on February 14, 1896, Herzl assessed the situation of the Jews and proposed a practical plan for a resolution by creating a state in which Jews would reconstitute their national life from biblical days in a territory of their own.

The Arab Higher Committee rejected the plan and the division of Palestine, and a new and more violent phase of the Arab revolt began. Yet another commission was established. The Woodhead Commission published its findings in October 1938, which held that the Peel Commission’s proposals were not feasible, primarily because it would leave a large Arab minority within the boundaries of a Jewish state, which also would be surrounded by other Arab states. The Woodhead Commission concluded that there were no feasible boundaries for selfsupporting Arab and Jewish states in Palestine but suggested a number of partition plans.

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