The jewish people have maintained a well-documented, unbroken presence in israel for well over 3,000 years, beginning in the 2nd millennium bce, continuing under a long series of jewish kingdoms and foreign rulers, and through to the modern state of israel. The conflict between the israelis and palestinians has given many the tragic belief that arabs and jews have been fighting for centuries however, history shows that arabs and jews lived in peace for many years. The conflict between palestinian arabs and israelis is a modern phenomenon, which began around the turn of the 20th century the views of the opposing. Whoever studies the nature of the conflict between the muslims and the jews understands an important fact, [namely that] this is a religious conflict, not a dispute about politics or nationality, or a conflict between races or tribes, or a fight over land or country, as some describe it, states saudi textbook studies from the muslim world. Arabs and jews clashed as each group took control over areas approved during partition eventually full scale war broke out jewish forces were better organized and quickly dominated the entire region.
Despite growing conflict between palestinian arabs and palestinian jews and despite the department of state's endorsement of a trusteeship, truman ultimately decided to recognize the state israel table of contents. After world war ii, the conflict between palestinian jews and arabs expanded to all arab league countries with the creation of the modern state of israel in 1948 the roots of the modern arab-israeli conflict lie in the rise of zionism and arab nationalism. Another point important to mention in the history of the land conflict between the arabs and the jews, is the arab connection to the nazis during the 2nd world war, the arabs under the leadership of the grand mufti of jerusalem, haj amin al husseini, supported the nazis in their war efforts.
However, on a national level, the differences between arabs and jews run much deeper and are not limited to geography and demography psychologically, the arab world and the jewish people are each. Almost immediately, war broke out between jews and arabs in the region the 1948 arab-israeli war involved israel and five arab nations—jordan, iraq, syria , egypt and lebanon this conflict marked the beginning of years of violent conflict between arabs and israelis. Just one day later, war broke out between israel and five arab countries—jordan, iraq, syria, egypt and lebanon at the end of this conflict, known as the 1948 arab-israeli war, egypt was given. Summaries of the major points of conflict between arab countries and israel includes comparison of arab countries versus israel, claims about jerusalem and holy sites, and arab and jewish refugees.
1900-1917 - zionism and early jewish immigration to israel the conflict has been going on since the early 1900s, when the mostly-arab, mostly-muslim region was part of the ottoman empire and, starting in 1917, a 'mandate' run by the british empire. In which john green teaches you about conflict in israel and palestine this conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. The jews of israel are currently locked into a conflict with their palestinian arab neighbors while the media bombards us with constant reports of violence in the west bank and gaza strip, there is no doubt that the epicenter of the conflict lies in jerusalem and more specifically on the temple mount in the old city.
Arab nations frequently present the arab-israeli conflict as a religious conflict of the moslems against the so called infidel jews thus, the arab countries at war with israel use islamic religion as an ideology to mobilize the arab as well as non-arab moslem nations against israel. It's been often noted that a key reason for the intractability of the conflict between jews and muslims in the middle east is that both sides operate with a mutually exclusive set of assumptions. Partially true there is certainly a conflict in the middle east between arabs and jews, but there are also conflicts in the middle east between sunni and shiite arabs, ara bs and kurds, arabs.
In reality, this is a conflict over territory between a nation-state, israel, with one of the world's most powerful and well-funded militaries, and an indigenous population of palestinians that has been occupied, displaced, and exiled for decades. Since 1990 conflicts between muslims and christians in northern nigeria have become violent and often deadly the full picture is complex and related directly to the british colonialist venture in nigeria. In the twentieth century, the collapse of imperial rule and the rise of modern nationalism led to the clash between the jewish aspiration for self determination in what the jews regarded as their ancestral homeland and the struggle for national self-determination on the part of the regional and local arab populations this territorial conflict has degenerated in recent times to increasingly assume the character of a religious conflict.