The Declaration stated that the State of Israel would "ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex; it will guarantee freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture; it will safeguard the Holy Places of all religions; and it will be faithful to the principles of the Charter of the United Nations ".
First, in Junethere was no state of Palestine.
Ball, The Passionate Attachment, on p. It was spontaneous love. This act will astound the world. Eshkol sent the head of the MossadMeir Amitto Washington to gauge the sentiment for war. The land remained under British military administration for the remainder of the war.
The entire Israeli Air Forcewith the exception of just 12 fighters assigned to defend Israeli air space, took off at 7: This led to retaliations from Israel.
An Israeli jet was downed by anti-aircraft fire, and Sharon's forces came under heavy shelling as they advanced from the north and west. Sami Hadawi, Bitter Harvest, p. The motives behind the war are a point of contention among various historians and analysts.
It involved the countries of Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Syria.
As such, Israel has created an apartheid reality in the Palestinian territories whereby Israelis and Palestinians live under a system that privileges Jews over non-Jews. He later acknowledged that he had made a terrible error in entering the war.
In any event, it did not make a great deal of difference as the Israeli pilots came in below Egyptian radar cover and well below the lowest point at which its SA-2 surface-to-air missile batteries could bring down an aircraft.
As a result, the Zionist movement, the modern movement for the creation of a homeland for the Jewish people, was established as a political movement in Meanwhile, the 60th Brigade became bogged down in the sand, while the paratroopers had trouble navigating through the dunes.
About 18 people were killed and more than wounded in the attack. And finally, after winning the war of self-defense, Israel hoped that its newly-acquired territories, seized from Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, would be the basis for a land-for-peace accord. God, God, Thou has chosen us for conquest.
Religious tension over the Kotel and the escalation of the tensions between the Arab and Jewish populations led to the Palestine riots. The rebellion started as a strike but quickly evolved into violent opposition. Israel and the imperialism around us, which confront us, are two separate things.
The war was a turning point for the entire region. In JuneIsrael withdrew most of its troops from Lebanon, leaving a residual Israeli force and an Israeli-supported militia in southern Lebanon as a " security zone " and buffer against attacks on its northern territory.
Insecurity restrictions placed on Arab citizens of Israel were lifted completely, the government set about dismantling most of the discriminatory laws, and Arab citizens of Israel were granted the same rights as Jewish citizens. As in Deir Yassin, so everywhere, we will attack and smite the enemy.
The consulates of Poland and Swedenboth of whose governments had voted for partition, were attacked. Add the Middle East to the equation and folks might start running for the hills, unwilling to get caught up in the seemingly bottomless pit of details and disputes.
List of attacks against Israeli civilians before and Six-Day War Violence was ongoing during almost the entire period from through There exists, however, a series of events that undeniably led to the outbreak of the war. Sixth, in the weeks leading up to the Six Day War, Egyptian and Syrian leaders repeatedly declared that war was coming and their objective was to wipe Israel off the map.
Our forces are now entirely ready not only to repulse the aggression, but to initiate the act of liberation itself, and to explode the Zionist presence in the Arab homeland. Details of the Holocaust had a major effect on the situation in Palestine and propelled large support for the Zionist movement.
In the late s, tensions between Palestinians and the Jordanian government increased greatly. For more information, please see the full notice.Quick facts about the Six Day War, which took place from JuneIsrael expanded its territory by % as a result of the war: Israeli soldiers could see Damascus, and were swimming in the Suez Canal and Jordan River.
Arab-Israeli wars: Arab-Israeli wars, series of military conflicts between Israeli and various Arab forces, most notably in –49,, and These include Israel’s War of Independence and the Palestinian Nakbah, the Suez Crisis, the Six-Day War, the Yom Kippur War, and two wars in Lebanon.
A Synopsis of the Israel/Palestine Conflict. The following is a very short synopsis of the history of this conflict. We recommend that you also read the much more detailed account, During the Six-Day War, Israel also attacked a US Navy ship, the USS Liberty, killing and injuring over American servicemen.
Many analysts believe that the. Six-Day War Israeli tanks advancing on the Golan Heights during the Six-Day War between Arab and Israeli forces, June 10, Assaf Kutin/© The State of Israel Government Press Office The Arab countries’ losses in the conflict were disastrous.
In the Arab-Israeli War ofIsrael, over a period of six days, defeated the military forces of Egypt, Syria, and Jordan and annexed the territories of East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and all of the Sinai Peninsula, expanding its territory by %.
On November 22, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution. Inthe Six Day War from June 5 th to June 10 th may have been the shortest war yet seen.
It involved the countries of Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Syria. It involved the countries of Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Syria.Download