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T HE E QUATION O F P ALESTINE : Adding Up the Numbers. George Naggiar The American Association for Palestinian Equal Rights Leila Saad American Institute for Middle East Policy. A Q UIZ O N P ALESTINE. PART 1: The Situation in Palestine PART 2: The US and Palestine

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THE EQUATION OF PALESTINE:Adding Up the Numbers

George NaggiarThe American Association for Palestinian Equal Rights

Leila SaadAmerican Institute for Middle East Policy


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AQUIZ ON PALESTINE

  • PART 1: The Situation in Palestine

  • PART 2: The US and Palestine

  • PART 3: What You Can Do About It


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians Killed

How many Palestinians have been killed by Israelis since the

beginning of the Second Intifada?

A.More than 5,000

B.More than 3,500

C.More than 2,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians Killed

More than 3,500, and nearly one-quarter of them were children


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians Injured

How many Palestinians have been injured by Israelis since the

beginning of the Second Intifada?

A.5,000

B.15,000

C.20,000

D.35,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians Injured

D. 35,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians Homeless

How many Palestinians have been made homeless by home

demolitions since the beginning of the Second Intifada?

A.1,500

B.15,000

C.30,000

D.55,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians Homeless

D. 55,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians in Poverty

What fraction of the Palestinian population of the West Bank

and Gaza lives in poverty?

A.One-quarter

B.One-half

C.Three-quarters

D.All


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QUICK QUIZ!Palestinians in Poverty

C. Three-Quarters


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QUICK QUIZ!Olive Trees Uprooted

How many olive trees have been uprooted by Israelis since the

beginning of the Second Intifada?

A.More than 200,000

B.More than 100,000

C.More than 50,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Olive Trees Uprooted

A. More than 200,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Israeli Settlements

How much of the West Bank is controlled by Israeli settlers?

A.25 percent

B.40 percent

C.99 percent


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QUICK QUIZ!Israeli Settlements

B. 40 Percent


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QUICK QUIZ!Israeli Settlements

There are 3.7 million Palestinians living in the West Bank and

Gaza today. How many Israeli settlers live there?

A.20,000

B.200,000

C.2 million


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QUICK QUIZ!Israeli Settlements

B. 200,000


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QUICK QUIZ!Israeli Demographics

What percentage of the Israeli population is Jewish?

A.95 percent

B.90 percent

C.85 percent

D.80 percent


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QUICK QUIZ!Israeli Demographics

D. 80 percent

Despite the fact that is it the world’s “Jewish State,” a full one-fifth

of Israel’s population is not Jewish.


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QUICK QUIZ!The US and Israel

  • The total amount of direct aid that the United States has given to Israel is:

  • A.$10 Billion

  • $25 Billion

  • $50 Billion

  • $100 Billion


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QUICK QUIZ!The US and Israel

D. $100 Billion


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QUICK QUIZ!The US and Israel

Every single Israeli citizen receives from American taxpayers the equivalent of how much money per year?

  • $0-250

  • $250-$500

  • $500-$750

  • $750-1000


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QUICK QUIZ!The US and Israel

  • $500-$750

  • On average, every Israeli citizen receives $603.66 per year from the US federal budget.


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QUICK QUIZ!The US and Israel

  • The United States gives how much money to Israel per day?

  • A.$10,000

  • $100,000

  • $1,000,000

  • $10,000,000


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QUICK QUIZ!The US and Israel

D. $10,000,000

Every day, the United States gives $10 million to the state of Israel.


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QUICK QUIZ!US Aid and the Rest of the World

The United States gives Israel 15 times as much aid as it

gives Sierra Leone, the poorest country in the world, each year:

A.True

B.False


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QUICK QUIZ!

B. False

The United States gives Israel 60 times more than it gives to the

world’s poorest country, despite the fact that Israel’s per capita income is $19,700 and Sierra Leone’s is $500 per year.


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BUT WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP?


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QUICK QUIZ!

How many people does it take to write a published letter to your local newspaper?

One! And that person can be you…!


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QUICK QUIZ!

How much political influence does the Arab-American community

have in the United States?

More than ever! More of us are voting, fundraising, and getting the attention of policymakers. Americans are looking to us for answers, and we should be prepared to give them our informed opinions.


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QUICK QUIZ!

How much money is needed to help the Palestinian cause?

Every dollar helps!

Make a tax-deductible contribution to an organization that you believe in.


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QUICK QUIZ!

How much time is needed to help the Palestinian cause?

Every minute helps! Volunteer to help an organization that you believe in.


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THE FUTURE?


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THE FUTURE?


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