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Israel Formation Day: The Birth Of Israel And Reason Behind Israel Palestine Conflict

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Every year, May 15 is Israel Formation Day. In 1907, Chaim Weizmann, a prominent chemist and Jewish leader, visited Palestine. He laid out a company in the Jaffa region, laying the foundation for what might become Israel. By 1910, a Jewish National Fund was set up to buy land for Jewish settlements in Palestine.

 

Land And Displacement

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This land-buying initiative drove around 60,000 Palestinians away from their homes in Marj Bin Amer. Despite the kickback, Jewish migration to Palestine went on consistently. This process set up huge changes in the region.

 

The Role Of World War I

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The end of the Word War I saw the breakdown of the Ottoman Empire, and Britain got control of Palestine. The British government’s Balfour Declaration of 1917 upheld a national home for Jews in Palestine, essentially propelling the Zionist movement’s objectives.

 

Creation Of Israel

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On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion declared the foundation of Israel. This declaration followed the UN’s plan to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab states. Immediately, adjoining Middle Eastern countries declared war, yet Israel arose triumphant.

 

Post-War Developments

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The aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust saw a huge influx of Jewish refugees into Israel. The Israeli government authorized the Law of Return in 1950, giving Jews worldwide the right to move to Israel. Different operations were attempted to bring persecuted Jews to the new state.

 

The West Bank And Gaza

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The creation of Israel displaced numerous Palestinians, fueling the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. The West Bank, presently under partial Palestinian Authority Control, was captured by Israel from Jordan in the 1967 Six-Day War. The region has a mix of Palestinians, Jewish settlers, and other groups.

 

Timeline Of Major Events

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1907: Weizmann’s Vision

1910: Jewish National Fund

1917: Balfour Declaration

1920: British Mandate

1947: UN Partition Plan

1948: Declaration of Israel

1948-1949: Arab-Israeli Conflict

1950: Law of Return

1967: Six-Day War

Present Day: Ongoing Conflict

The conflict remains perhaps one of the most mind-boggling and enduring disputes, established in deep historical, religious, and political contexts. The conflict over territory and national identity keeps on molding the Middle East’s landscape.

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