ZionismArab nationalismand Palestinian nationalism Before World War Ithe Middle East region, including the Ottoman Syria the southern part of which are regarded as Palestinewas under the control of the Ottoman Empire for nearly years.
First, it is important to understand that not all Arabs are Muslims, and not all Muslims are Arabs. While a majority of Arabs are Muslims, there are many non-Muslim Arabs. Further, there are significantly more non-Arab Muslims in areas such as Indonesia and Malaysia than there are Arab Muslims.
We must be careful to avoid stereotyping people. However, generally speaking, Arabs and Muslims have a dislike of and distrust for Jews, and vice-versa.
If there is an explicit biblical explanation for this animosity, it goes all the way back to Abraham. With Ishmael being the son of a slave woman Genesis An angel told Hagar that Ishmael would be the father of a great nation Genesis However, the ancient root of bitterness between Isaac and Ishmael does not explain all of the hostility between Jews and Arabs today.
The religion of Islam, which a majority of Arabs follow, has made the hostility predicted of Ishmael more profound. At one point it instructs Muslims to treat Jews as brothers and at another point commands Muslims to attack Jews who refuse to convert to Islam.
The Hebrew Scriptures say it was Isaac. Another root of the conflict between Jews and Arabs is political. After World War II, when the United Nations gave a portion of the land of Israel to the Jewish people, the land was ruled by the British and primarily inhabited by Arabs although one third of the population was Jewish.
Most Arabs protested vehemently against the new Israeli state, even as they refused an Arab Palestinian state offered as part of the UN plan. Arab nations including Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, and Syria attacked Israel in an attempt to drive them into the sea, but they were defeated.
The defeat of the Arab forces soon became a human tragedy when the surrounding Arab nations refused to absorb the Arab refugees from Israel. Ever sincethere has been great hostility between Israel and its Arab neighbors.
It is our viewpoint that, biblically speaking, Israel has a right to exist as a nation in its own land that God gave to the descendants of Jacob, grandson of Abraham Genesis While there is no easy solution to the conflict in the Middle East, Psalm May those who love you be secure.Another root of the conflict between Jews and Arabs is political.
After World War II, when the United Nations gave a portion of the land of Israel to the Jewish people, the land was ruled by the British and primarily inhabited by Arabs (although one third of the population was Jewish).
Mainly, the Balfour Declaration, the decision of the Peel commission, violent actions of Arab and Jewish Military groups, and World War Two. All these ways are linked to one another, therefore dramatically increasing hostility between Jews and Arabs in Palestine.
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The difference is roughly twenty years. The territory of Palestine was set aside and entrusted to the British after World War I for the purpose of nurturing a Jewish homeland because what made Palestine a separate territory, and not just an extension of Syria or something, was its Jewish history.
The sectarian conflict between Palestinian Jews and Arabs emerged in the early 20th century, peaking into a full-scale civil war in and transforming into the First Arab–Israeli War in May , following the Israeli Declaration of Independence. Causes and Conflict of Jews and Arabs study guide by Uwantafanta includes 24 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.
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