Francis Bae 6b Integrated Novel Project. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Can the teenagers of Israel and Palestine today recover from the violence they have faced all their lives?.
British issued the Balfour Declaration promising a “National Home” for Jews in Palestine.
May 1948 – March 1949:
War of Independence. First in a series of wars fought between the newly declared State of Israel and its Arab neighbors.
The Mandate of Palestine terminated and state of Israel is proclaimed.
Palestine Liberation Organization founded.
Six Day War. Israel launches attack and took control of West Bank and Gaza Strip.
October 6 – October 26, 1973
Yom Kippur War. War led by Egypt and Syria against Israel.
Treaty of Peace signed between Egypt and Israel.
Israel and PLO sign an agreement in Norway for Palestinian limited self-rule in the West Bank and Gaza.
Israel pulled out the troops occupying Gaza.
Militant Islamic group Hamas seized control of Gaza.
Israel begins attack on the Gaza Strip.
West Bank Profile
-2,407,681 people in the West Bank.
-Average age of population is 20.