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posted Nov 3, 2013, 1:47 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 3, 2013, 1:47 PM ]

Israel strikes two sites in Gaza

By:Adriana


http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/15/world/middleeast/israel-strikes-2-gaza-sites-hours-before-talks-start.html?pagewanted%3Dall&_r=0

Israel strikes the Gaza strip a Palestinian territory. Palestinians say they are working to have their own independent state on the coast of Israel. Palestinians are making construction in the west bank and east Jerusalem. Israelis are slowly trying to make peace. Israelis recently released Palestinian prisoners.

This relates to our standards because the Palestinians and Israelis don’t get along. Palestinians are now suffering what Israelis went through. Palestinians are making their own independent state in Israel.This is why the article relates to the standards.


SS7H2 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southwest Asia (Middle East) leading to the 21st century.

b. Explain the historical reasons for the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948; include the Jewish religious connection to the land, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, and Zionism in Europe.

c. Describe how land and religion are reasons for continuing conflicts in the Middle East.



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