Israel releases Palestinian prisoners

posted Oct 30, 2013, 7:35 AM by Social Studies with Mister Parker   [ updated Oct 30, 2013, 7:36 AM ]

Israel released some Palestinian prisoners yesterday. Some people think this will help bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians.  Some Israelis protested the release.

When Israel was established, this created a great deal of conflict between Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs. Maybe this action will help resolve this conflict that we learned about in Social Studies.

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