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Conflict In Israel

- Since the inception of an Israeli nation-state in 1948, violence and conflict has played a major role in Israel’s brief history. In the Sixty-One year’s Israel has been a recognized nation-state, they have fought in 6 interstate wars, 2 civil wars, and over 144 dyadic militarized interstate disputes (MIDs) with some display of military force against other states (Maoz 5). Israel has been involved in constant conflict throughout the past half century. Israel’s tension against other states within the Middle East has spurred vast economic, social, and political unity that has fostered a sense of nationalism and unity in Israel not seen in most other states....   [tags: Israel]

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Ethiopia Immigration and Coexistence in Israel

- Coexistence in Israel can be perceived as an empty notion considering Israel’s segregation policy, such as their mixed cities phenomenon. Israel’s concealed segregation policy creates a microcosm of marginalizing and excluding a minority group from the benefits of the state (Humphries, Isabelle). These policies have been preserved and enforced regardless of Israel’s democratic image it portrays to the international community (Humphries, Isabelle). Given the fact, Israel is a recent and socially developing country that has been compelled to accommodate massive waves of immigration in a relatively short period....   [tags: Racism In Israel]

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The Creation of Israel Was a Mistake

- Has there ever been a day where your home has just been taken from you. Life as a Jewish refugee in the Middle East was definitely a difficult thing during and after WWII because there was so much fighting between nations. The Jewish people just wanted a homeland so they could be free from persecution. The Arab people that were already living in the existing state of Palestine were extremely upset with the attempt to form the Jewish state of Israel; other countries that weren’t interested with the countries assisting the Jewish people used the Arab’s anger and resentment to their advantage....   [tags: Israel was a Mistake]

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Culture and Communication in Israel

- Israel, a country said to be touched by the very presence of god himself, has become an ultimately diverse nation of its own throughout time. With immigrants coming into the country from all over the world, The Holy Land has undergone the implementation of a wide range of cultures. This eventually led to the integration of a mixture of religions, traditions, values, and beliefs. Although, most significantly, the widespread cultural demographic has resulted in the country’s development of diversified communication patterns as well....   [tags: Communication in Israel]

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The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas

- The terror group Hamas which is located in the Gaza strip and has been terrorizing the country of Israel for years. The terror group has grown tired of the blockade that Israel has put on Gaza and they use that as a means to terrorize the country. In the summer of 2014 the conflict between Hamas and Israel intensified to a war in the Gaza strip. The first big headline between the two was early this summer when three Israeli teens were kidnapped and later killed by Hamas. Hamas then launched an attack directly on Israel by firing rockets into the country....   [tags: Israel, Terrorism, Hamas, Peace]

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The State Solution : Israel And Palestine

- As Israel and Palestine struggle to compromise over the notion of a two-state solution, the possibility of a one-state solution could change long-standing opinions, and could impact the futures of both sides. The highly controversial two-state solution is possible because of Israel’s aversion to the one-state solution, the changing youth of Palestine, and the balance required to regain peace. While the two-state solution is dreaded by Israel’s government and people, becoming a binational state with Palestine is more concerning to Israelis....   [tags: Israel, Proposals for a Palestinian state]

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Peace Between Israel And Palestine

- The creation of a Palestinian state alongside the state of Israel would immensely enhance the stability of the region. It would contribute to the security of the people of Israel, as well as, the people of Palestine. In a region wrought with turmoil and violence, the Middle East is in dire need of an end to this 70-year conflict. Peace has been achieved between Israel and Lebanon and Israel and Syria; it is time for peace between Israel and Palestine. Today, virtually all American politicians, on both sides of the aisle, publicly support the outcome of a two-state solution (Duss & Cohen, 2015)....   [tags: Israel, Proposals for a Palestinian state]

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HUMINT Operations in Israel Analysis

- Human Intelligence (HUMINT) is one of the oldest and most effective information gathering methods used by society. Most countries rely heavily on HUMINT, in both military and law enforcement, operations and their successes can be credited mainly to the application of exceptional HUMINT. The United States has developed multiple intelligence disciplines over time, yet even now we still utilize HUMINT as the preferred method of collection while supporting it with other intelligence collection platforms....   [tags: human intelligence, humint, israel]

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The Israeli Palestinian Conflict Of Israel Palestine

- I grew up in a world with little insight into the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. I knew that it was an issue emblazoned in thousands of years of history and that, for the most part, each side blamed the other side for the conflict. From what I do know, I have been unable to view the conflict in the Middle East from either a pro-Israel or a pro-Palestine light—both groups have committed atrocities, and both groups have been the targets of said atrocities. After listening to the Israel-Palestine panel, it became clear to me that a two-state solution is the only viable option....   [tags: Israel, Proposals for a Palestinian state]

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The Jewish State Of Israel

- From 1880 to 1920 anti-Jewish movements were still active and causing Jews to emigrate from countries such as Russia and Poland to the United States, Latin America, and Canada. A thriving Jewish community still resided in Europe until Adolf Hitler initiated the holocaust at the end of the 1930’s (Molloy 319). Adolf Hitler’s hatred towards the Jews was based on racism and on fear that the Jewish people had a conspiracy against the German government. This racism and paranoia led to the neglect and then persecution of millions of Jews....   [tags: Judaism, Halakha, Israel, Jews]

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The Great Leaders Of Israel

- Introduction Throughout this essay, I’ll provide information about the many great leaders of Israel. During this classic era of the Judges, Israel was faced with corruption and sin. For centuries, Israel was governed and saved from military disaster through local front-runners known as judges. But sadly, the judges lost the views of the immediate society’s support and demanded Samuel’s assistance. Amazingly, the nation of Israel looked upon him to reform the political affairs and select a king to succeed him....   [tags: David, Solomon, Kingdom of Israel, Saul]

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Improving Israel-Palestinian Communication

- The Israel-Palestinian conflict is a part of the greater Arab-Israeli long-running conflict in the Middle East. The main point of this conflict is the existence of the state of Israel and its relations with Arab states and with the Palestinian population in the area. Since the establishment of Israel, the Palestinians and the Jews have been fighting over the land for several years. Both believe that they have greater claim than the other. Even though, these two races share a variety of customs, beliefs and practices, there are enough differences that make these two clash....   [tags: Israel-Palestinian, Israel, Palestine, communicati]

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Israel Is The United States

- Israel has been an ally to the United States since the establishment of the Jewish state in 1948. The Palestinian people have been at war with Israel to establish a nation of their own. The Palestinians are supported by the Arab nations of Jordan, Egypt, and Syria that believe that Israel doesn 't have a right to exist. The main driver for the Arab nation to wish to abolish the Israelis is that Israel is located in the Holy land. The United States has come to the aid of Israel during times of crisis and has sanctions that provide Israel with military supplies....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Middle East, Jews]

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Israel and Iran's Incompatibility

- The incompatibility for the game between Israel and Iran is because Iran would not play by the same set of rules that were set between the United States and Russia during the Cold War. This assumption is based on Iran’s own unique scenario in a regional game in the Middle East, as well as Iran’s history to avoid inside the box thinking when it comes to strategic warfare. Tira concludes that the unreliability accompanying the area’s instability and Iran’s known use of creating black swans to continuously push and wear down an opponent, shows that if a nuclear Iran were to develop it would be a major threat not to be taken lightly....   [tags: Bushehr, Iran, Israel]

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Sociolinguistics and Development of Israel’s Arab Minority

- The objective of this report is to give a concise study regarding the Arab minority in Israel. It will trace some significant issues that have impacted the overall linguistic reality, nevertheless the marginalization of Arabs in that small but complex country. It will track the language policy adopted in that country, the educational, political,practical,social,ideological reasons that have lead to the Arabic status in Israel. Spolsky and shohamy(1999a:41)suggest an obvious difference among three things, language practices language ideology and language policy....   [tags: Arabic in Israel]

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The Birth of Israel

- Many events and people caused the birth of Israel. I would like to focus on two of the events that were involved in the growth of Israel and one organization. The events and organization I have chosen to illustrate how Israel grew are, The Six-Day War, the War in Lebanon and the Palestine Liberation Organization. I will illustrate these through how they each individually impacted Israel. Six-Day War The Six-Day War took place in June 1967. It took place all because of hostilities between the Arab nations, and the Jews had already been at a high point....   [tags: Creation of Israel]

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The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas

- The idea of one day achieving “peace in the middle east” has entertained the minds of world leaders for at least as long as the State of Israel has existed. However, as we transitioned into the 21st century, following the failures of U.S.-backed peace talks in the 1990s, the idea has become increasingly more far-fetched. The multi-sided conflict has seen all parties, to a degree, move further apart from their once relatively tame views, as the prejudices and perspectives that have plagued the region for decades are becoming gradually more entrenched....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Second Intifada]

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Israel’s Foreign Relations

- Since Israel’s beginnings in 1948 it has been involved in numerous conflicts and wars with its Arab allies. In the beginning it was for survival, as time moved on some could argue it was for land, more recently claims had been made that Israel’s airstrikes against Lebanon and military raids in Gaza have been to protect its citizens and interests in the name of national security, while others say it was warrantless act of aggression. In the past if Israel had felt threatened it would usually take what it deemed the necessary military action in order to protect herself....   [tags: Israel Conflicts, Wars]

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Israel 's Impact On The Middle East And The World

- ... Israel has five major geographical regions, the Mediterranean coastal plain, the Central and Northern Highlands, the Plain of Esdraelon, the Great Rift Valley, and the Negev. The Mediterranean coastal plain runs along the entire West coast of the country containing the vast majority of the population, as well as most of the agricultural land in Israel. The Central and Northern Highlands are mostly mountains and hills. The highest point in Israel, Mount Meron at 3,963 feet, is located in this area as well as Jerusalem, Israel’s largest and holy city to many religions (THE LAND, 2013)....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Jerusalem, Zionism]

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Israel is a Blessing to All Nations

- "I will make of you a great nation…And you shall be a blessing…And all the families of the earth shall bless themselves by you" (Gen. 12:2-3). Israel is a blessing to the other nations. As long as Israel succeeds in informing other peoples and proving that Yahweh is God, it will be understood to be a blessing to these nations. The very examples often employed to dispel the idea of Israel's being a blessing serve as evidence to support it. The plagues in Genesis actually prove that Yahweh is God to the Israelites and the Egyptians....   [tags: Pro Israel]

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Israel 's Air Defense Capabilities

- ... While at times there may be disagreements, Israel has proven to be brilliant ally and friend and has created strong ties with us. Israel 's economy was affected just as much as the rest of the world but continues to hold their ground and continue to flourish. Their Gross Domestic Product growth rate is steadily on a climb of approximately four percent a year, slightly above the U.S.’s three percent. Their industries revolve around diamond processing, high tech products, chemical materials, and military equipment....   [tags: World War II, United States, Israel, Weapon]

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The Nation of Israel

- The Nation of Israel The nation of Israel has played a critical role in the formation of Western and Eastern ideologies and has had an unmistakably profound impact upon the theological and cultural evolution of mankind. Former U.S. President John Adams, commenting on the historical importance of the Hebrews, once said the following: "I will insist the Hebrews have [contributed] more to civilize men than any other nation. If I was an atheist and believed in blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations … They are the most glorious nation that ever inhabited this Earth....   [tags: Hebrew Israel Religion Religious Essays]

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Israel 's Understanding Of The Six Day War

- ... In 1993 The Israeli’s began clearing the settlers and settlements out after that deal was reached. This allowed the Palestinian’s to take back over the area and set up their government and all of the essential servers. This move was made to keep up with their end of the peace agreement. As the peace process broke down in 2000 fighting began all over again and the Israeli’s decided to return to areas that they had relinquished. There does not seem to be a deal that will keep the two sides from fighting....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip]

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What Causes Lead Egypt and Israel into Dangerous Relationship

- The causes of war have been challenged by two major theories balance of power and power parity. Of course, wars do not have a single or simple cause. In this regards, many scholars have examine many relevant dyads that fought each other in different time and different places. The main question was in their mind, does the dyadic power shift equals leads to war or peace. The empirical evidence shows that power shift equals leads to war between Egypt and Israel. At the present time, the power parity theory gives strong evidence that the steps to war are unlikely to be provoked between Egypt and Israel Introduction: It is important to understand Egypt and Israel rivalry, what causes lead Egypt...   [tags: power parity theories, egypt, israel]

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Supporting Israel: Recent Rise of Anti-Semitism

- ... A third branch comes from an economic stance because Jews are believed to poses financial power and in that way take over the world. A fourth branch is a racial stance; they take their focus of from religion and turn to hating the Jewish race in general. The fifth branch is political, because Jews are believed to seek national and/or world power. Currently the biggest fight against anti-Semitism is held in universities across the country. In the journal, Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel in Western Schools, Manfred Gerstenfeld explains that in recent years there has been an “increasing analysis of anti-Israeli and anti-Semitic events as well as biased academic teaching on American campuses”...   [tags: importance of supporting Israel, Christian Zionism]

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Jewish Religion And The Jewish Culture Of Judah And Israel

- Jews are people of Semitic origin tracing their habitats in Israel. They are said to have descended from the Israelite society of Judah and Israel. The historical and Biblical beings such as Abraham, Joseph, Sarah, Mary, Jacob, Rebecca, Rachael and Leah among others are said to form the Jewish ancestry. Religion and culture are among the aspects that have been used in the definition of a Jew. In general, in the current situation, a Jew can be defined by three main groups of concern. These include, those people who have found their birth place as being the Jewish land and family without concern that they follow the Jewish traditions or not, those that do not have any connection to the Jewish...   [tags: Judaism, Israel, Jews, Hebrew language]

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Analysis of Israel as the United States main Ally within the Region

- Israel has historically been one of the United States of America’s closest allies, and closest regional ally. The United States has aided Israel in combating communism in the region since the 1970’s, and currently assists with counter terrorism and stability operations in the region. Israel’s present administration, under Binyamin Netanyu’s Likud Party, must come to a suitable agreement with the Palestinian Liberation Organization over the contested areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in order to lessen the number of enemies within the region....   [tags: israel, likud party, palestine]

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Palestine and Israel

- Palestine and Israel On the day of January 18th, 2004 Israeli forces rushed through the Gaza strip and attempted a dangerous raid. The effects of the raid left eight Palestinians civilians dead in cold blood. Within twenty-four hours a young Palestinian police officer by the name of Ali Jaara climbed onto a Jerusalem bus and detonated a bomb, killing him and ten Israeli passengers. This is a very sad but common example of the never ending war that takes place not only on the battlefield but now on the streets and in homes of innocents....   [tags: Middle East War Palestin Israel Essays]

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Two Fundamental Questions Regarding Why The People Of Israel Have A King

- During the essay we will explore four fundamental questions regarding why the people of Israel desired a king and a little about each of the three kings prior to the division of the kingdom in 931 B.C. During the time of Samuel, why did the people of Israel desire a king. We begin by examining why the people of Israel wanted a king. As Samuel grew old, he made his sons Joel and Abijah judges. However, the sons did not exhibit the behavior of the father. “But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.” (1 Samuel 8:3 NIV) All of the nations around Israel had a king, a man to lead them into battle....   [tags: David, Solomon, Bathsheba, Kingdom of Israel]

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The Twelve Tribes of Israel: An Organizational Movement

- The Twelve Tribes of Israel: An Organizational Movement The Rastafarian Movement has been one of the most important movements of our time. It has proved to us that it is possible to make lemonade out of the lemons that are dealt to us, and that violence is not the only way to deal with troubles or get what you feel you deserve. It has also provided a system of faith and following for over 700,000 loyal people. A Social, political and religious explosion with as few negative connotations as possible, Rasta is just about as good as it gets....   [tags: Twelve Tribes Israel Essays]

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The Sotah Ritual in Ancient Israel

- The Sotah Ritual in Ancient Israel Introduction      The ritual of the sotah from the book of Numbers is a fascinating passage to read in the Hebrew Bible. For one thing, this ritual deals with the idea of a man being able to bring his wife to trial, even if he has no evidence against her. While such an instance might be seen as negative treatment of women, others might explain it as the Israelites’ constant concern over the idea of impurity. Another interesting aspect of the sotah rite is that it is the only example of an ordeal similar to those practiced in other cultures of the Ancient Near East....   [tags: Book of Numbers Religion Israel Bible Essays]

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The Impact Of The Six Day War On The Peace Process Between Israel And The Palestinians

- The impact of the Six-Day War on the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians: The Six-Day War was another disastrous war for the Palestinians. The West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem were conquered by Israel. After the war, all territory that was supposed to be part of a Palestinian state was now under an Israeli control. But in a sense, the Six-Day war led to a new Palestinian self-identity, something that was missing for years prior to the war. The Six-Day War for the Palestinians was what the pogroms in Russia and the Dreyfus affair were for the Zionists....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Oslo Accords, Gaza Strip]

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Mary-Beth Hughes' Israel – Glorifying the Common Occurrence

- Mary-Beth Hughes' Israel – Glorifying the Common Occurrence         Mary-Beth Hughes' short story titled "Israel" is a rich literary piece. Every detail within the story has some sort of meaning and is there for a reason. When analyzed, this story has a lot to say, however, when summarized, the storyline is rather simple. The story contains five characters, the mother, the father, their daughter, and the mother's friends, Dr. Derek Duncalf and Dr. Dan Ovita. The time period is unknown, except that it is during a time when Isralies are fighting to keep their homeland....   [tags: Mary-Beth Hughes' Israel Essays]

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The State of Israel

- Do you know the state of Israel. Well even if Israel declared Its independence not very long ago, in 1948, its founding of the jewish state is over 3,000 years old. It is a small Middle Eastern country with small density population. But with a big range of geographic, ethic ands religious diversity. It is a strong country the modern state of Israel has endured war. Today, Israel still serves as homeland for jews and all immigrants. “Israel is a international social world” (Fisher 1). The state of Israel is a country bordering countries like Egypt, Jordan and Syria....   [tags: Jews, Middle East, Country]

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The Economy of Israel

- What the parties will gain: the economic aspect of the agreement. The second redeployment agreement can serve as a springboard for both the Israeli and Palestinian economies, separately and together. The greater beneficiaries, politically, economically and propaganda-wise, are the Palestinians. The agreement removes restrictions and solves hardships that have prevented growth and development in the Palestinian Authority. The influence of the Israeli economy has been lessened and will be expressed mainly in the change of atmosphere....   [tags: Israeli Palestinian Economies Economics Essays]

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Israel and The Palestinians

- In the Middle East region, there is a single country that stands out from the rest, a beacon of light on the very edge of civilization; that country is Israel. A country surrounded on all sides by its sworn enemies, determined to bring about its downfall. These resilient people have not only survived this tumultuous area but have prospered, and in this short essay paper, we will examine the reasons why this is by primarily examining their culture. We are going to do this by taking a close look at several of the key components of their society; the geographical influences of the region, civil considerations of the people and their government and the military conflicts that not only shaped th...   [tags: Middle East, Geography, Government, War]

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The State of Israel

- Culture Awareness: Israel In today’s modern and scientifically advanced society, there are countless and different categories of Cultures. Taking a moment to understand and comprehend another culture will develop and benefit you as an individual. All are distinctive in their own aspect. They also have many similarities. Although we all come from different backgrounds, our heritage and our surrounding allow us to identify who we are in character. We see different traits all over the world. The immense land of Israel is unique to the world....   [tags: Cultural Awareness, Jews]

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The Creation of Israel

- For ages the Jewish population did not have a place to call home. They had been wandering around deserts, were once slaves in Egypt, but didn’t have any land to their name. Following the Holocaust, after many Jews had been persecuted by Hitler and the Nazis, a good portion of the overall amount of Jews in the world let alone Europe had been exterminated. As a result, Harry Truman and the UN suggested Israel, a homeland for the Jews. Tensions had been growing throughout the beginning of the 20th Century regarding the Palestinian area in the Middle East....   [tags: Jewish population, egypt, holocaust]

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The House Of Israel

- The majority of the House of Israel has dismissed Jesus (transliterated as Yeshua) as being the Messiah for over two thousand years. In Isaiah 53, The Father informs us that the Suffering Servant (Jesus) was chastised for your peace. He is the provision provided for Abraham in Genesis 22. The Lord laid on Him the iniquity of all, just as written in Isaiah 53:6. He is the atoning sacrifice. Isaiah 50:12 informs us that He bore the sin of many, and made intercession (to the Father) for the transgressors....   [tags: Jesus, Messiah, Bible, God in Christianity]

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The Story of Israel

- Their Story or Ours In a recent conversation with a friend of mine I was telling him about my interest in wanting to visit Israel, he expressed that he had been there several times and we got into a discussion about sites and cities, a few of which I was familiar with the English pronunciation of. Within one of his stories he told me about an experience he had while on his birthright trip, a trip that is funded by Jewish organizations so that young adults between the ages of 18-25 with Jewish ancestry experience their historical roots in the holy land for 2 weeks....   [tags: jewish, west bank, palestine]

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Establishment of Israel

- The policies and attitudes toward Palestinians deal with demographic issues that dictate the political environment in the state of Israel. The identity and borders of the Jewish state are incredibly complex to define. Some Israeli officials have extracted Israeli settlers from the Gaza Strip and constructed a barricade in the West Bank; while supporting contentious legislation that would prevent any Palestinian who married an Israeli to become a citizen of Israel. Aimed at preserving the primary population of Jews in the state, these decisions are a pillar to maintaining the national survival of Israel....   [tags: Middle East, Jews, Palestine]

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America and Israel

- In 1948, the United States was the first to recognize Israel as a new state in the United Nations; this quick action on our part shows how important having an ally in the Middle East is for America, and in addition the alliance helped the newly created nation. We had many reasons for continuing this rock-solid friendship, but perhaps the most important is that our values are the same. Israel is very like the United States; it’s the only democratic country in the Middle East, it wants to prevent war, and to gain stability and eventual peace the two recognized the need to work together to meet their mutual goals....   [tags: International Politics ]

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The Identity Of Israel And Jacob Is Israel Really Mean

- When answering this question I started by thinking what does the terms Jesus is Israel and Jacob is Israel really mean. Superficially, one might think that symbolically, they are representations of the people of Israel and by extension all of us. Going back over the class lectures I began to realize that the concept is multifaceted and as one peels away the layers we find a deeper meaning. For me the key to understand the identity of both Jesus and Israel hinges on the solidarity that Jesus identifies with Israel, and his disciples....   [tags: New Testament, Saint Peter, Bible, Jesus]

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US Support for the State of Israel

- ... The rapture cannot happen “until the Jewish people are once again in their soil” (Friedman 51). They interpret God’s promise to bless those who bless His people as an invitation to bless and support that which He is doing. Christians and Jews have two very important things in common. First, both Christians and Jews serve the same God, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. God said to Abraham in Genesis 17:7, “I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and your descendants after you” (NKJV)....   [tags: three D's of antisemitism, Christian Zionism]

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The Implications of the Israel/ Palestine Conflict

- ... helping militarily in Israel-Palestinian issue. Although I was never interested in such a serious issue, I took some struggle to research this issue. Clearly, I have an interest in this issue not for my own stability, but for the sake of my curiosity and truthfulness in this issue. All the nations are against Israel, America is the only one supporting them, clearly not for any personal gain. I read more about this issue from New York Times which said, “Although President Obama spent the majority of his speech in Israel talking about the “unbreakable bonds of friendship” between the U.S....   [tags: land, military, settlement]

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The Conflict Between Israel and Palestine

- ... The second step in ending this violent conflict in the Middle East is for Israel to lift their occupation and settlement on the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. If Palestinians and Israelis had settled for the terms outlined in the original United Nations partition plan in 1947, history might have taken a very different path. This plan would have split the land into two different states, an Arab state, and an Israeli state. Jerusalem and Bethlehem, for their religious significance to many cultures, would have become international regions....   [tags: gaza strip 2005, canaan]

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The History and Culture of Israel

- The United States is been one of the most powerful countries ever exists. The history about Israel goes from the time of Christ up to today’s relationship with other countries in a peaceful manner. Israel have a lot of conflict with their suppose brothers that surround them. Still, they have the time to negotiate and be a better country for the new generation. That why today they can be thankful to be part of allied forces with the United States. Israel, slightly larger than Massachusetts, lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea....   [tags: economy, religion, trade]

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The First Three Kings of Israel

- Israel’s beginning as an established nation and Israel’s recuperation from seventy years of Babylonian captivity is covered in the Books of History. After the conquest of Joshua, God sent deliverers also known as judges to judge the hearts of the people of Israel and rule over them after Joshua’s death. The Philistines’ brutally attacked the nation; subsequently, these assaults were a result of the people’s covenant disobedience. The Ark of the Covenant had been lost to the Philistines, consequently meaning they had a total disconnection from God’s presence and the mosaic covenant ....   [tags: babilonian captivity, joshua, god]

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The Question of Palestine and Israel

- The Question of Palestine and Israel Palestine and Israel seem destined to be enemies forever. There has been conflict for as long as Israel has been a sovereign state, and it does not look to be ceasing anytime soon. Both sides have used questionable tactics, sometimes successful and sometimes not, to become notorious throughout the world. Both sides have created or supported organizations to help fight the other. From even before the birth of Israel and on into the foreseeable future, with new groups and tactics and with outside influences weighing in on the conflict, the question of Palestine and Israel is not likely to be answered soon....   [tags: zionists, syrian nationalism, jerusalem]

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The Conflict Between Palestine and Israel

- The Question of Palestine and Israel For decades, the people of Palestine and Israel have had conflict with each other. The cause of the conflict was due to religion, territory, and borders ( The conflict began when Israel officially became a state in 1948. Within the same year, political issues of Jewish immigration to Palestine turned into a problem during World War I (White, 200). The issue had gotten worse when the British became heavily involved and decided to negotiate with the Arabs within the early 20th century....   [tags: religion, territory, borders]

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Israel and US Foreign Policy

- Proceeding from a simplistic perception of regional stability, Washington utilized the surrogate strategy to control the outcomes of regional interactions in the Middle East and chose Israel to play the role of regional surrogate. But Israel, in many cases, instead of maintaining regional stability on behalf of the US, served its own interests which were not always consistent with US interest in regional stability. The Israeli violations, however, were either condoned or even approved by the US administrations....   [tags: Foreign Relations]

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The Israel and Palestine Conflict

- The Israel and Palestinian conflict has been going on for over a century now; it consisted of five wars since 1948. That isn’t counting the dozen of battles, raids, and skirmishes that also have taken place, all this for a piece of land. The Israel and Palestinians conflict was a fight over territory, and believed they had claim of the territory for an extremely long time. The territory is in Western Asia between both the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by Arabia, Syria, and Egypt....   [tags: land, religion, conflict, culture]

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The Relationship Between Religion and Israel

- Israel, the place call the holy land, the land, which Jesus walked, however, it is widely acknowledged that tensions between secular and religious sectors constitute a salient feature of Israeli society. If one were to try to summarize the relationship of Israel to Jewish religion, he would say that it is related but not equivalent to certain concepts of Israel. Most people think of the holy land when they hear the names Israel but one must ask the question is Israel truly the holy land. This essay will show the relationship between religion and Israel....   [tags: religion, theology, Jews, Research Paper]

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A Part Of History For The People Of Israel

- ... On one occasion in particular was a man named Simeon. Simeon an elderly guy was praying to God to see the Messiah before he died and God answered and told Simeon “You will see the Messiah before you die”. Simeon saw Jesus as a baby, joy filled his heart, and he praised God for answer prayer. The people have to remember, “Prayer lays the ground for praise. Praise remembers prayers past” (Hillmer, 1994, p. 394). Even King Herod mentioned that he would like to see the new King because of different reason like his kingdom was in jeopardy....   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Old Testament]

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Jerusalem: Far More Than the Sum of Its Parts

- “None have claim... All have claim!” (Scott). So proclaims Balian of Ibelin in the 2005 movie, Kingdom of Heaven, when an argument breaks out over who deserves the city of Jerusalem. His point is that, viewed without any spiritual connotations, the city itself is in a rather unremarkable location nor is it particularly large or prosperous, but more blood has been spilled over this ancient place, by people whose beliefs are so intricately intertwined, than anywhere on earth. Men do not throw their lives away for nothing, yet this city that has such little wealth has the ability to spur conflicts that dwarf any resource driven war....   [tags: Israel]

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Conflicts Between Palestine and Israel

- Introduction The conflict between Israel and Palestine is on going. Through different issues like border security and control of Jerusalem, but the major issue is the religion issue. In this report, there are two unresolved issues about the Palestine refugees and Israeli Security Concerns. Palestine is on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea, to the west of Jordan and to the south of the Lebanon. The total surface areas of Palestine are 26500km². The Palestinian refugees included Arabs that the original is in Israel and Jews....   [tags: refugees, demographics, resolutions]

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The Plagues of Israel to Release the Hebrews

- In this essay, I will be talking about the plagues God sent against the Egyptian for the Hebrew to be release from their hands. There was not a struggle between God and the Egyptian power, but of God and the Egyptian Gods to show who the true God was. In Exodus 9:13-14, Yahweh told Moses to tell the Pharaoh of Egypt, “Yahweh, God of the Hebrews, says this: Let my people go and worship me. For this time, I am going to inflict all my plagues on you, on your officials and your subjects, so that you will know there is no one like me in the whole world....   [tags: power, god, yahweh, free]

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The Agricultural Innovations Of Ancient Israel

- ... Therefore, most of the Negev is too dry for agriculture based only on rainfall. In short, agriculture reliant purely on levels of sufficient rainfall was destined for failure in the Negev desert region, which is characterized by its low precipitation and high evaporation. Moreover, facing the Negev’s unpredictable and sporadic yearly precipitation patterns with “local [rains that] affect[ed] small areas of several km2”, effective farming required a more proactive approach to subsistence agriculture....   [tags: Agriculture, Irrigation, Water pollution, Water]

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The History Of Israel And The Church

- ... In order to fix their distrust and hatred towards the Christians, as well as to fuel out some of the frustration they had due to the economic instability, the Romans persecuted Christians. In John C. Dwyer’s book Church History, he speaks about how Trajan, who committed most of Christian persecutions, was influenced by the work of Pliny. Pliny’s work was based upon the fact that not denouncing their faith was an act of civil disobedience against the state. During these times, there was so concept of division between church and state and so an act of obedience to God was directly taken as an act of disobedience to the state....   [tags: Christianity, Roman Empire, Christendom, Baptism]

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The Conflict between Palestine and Israel

- A conflict between Palestine and Israel began when a promise was made by Britain in 1917 to make Palestine Israel’s homeland, and their belief that the land was meant for them since biblical times. Despite their beliefs and Britain’s promise, it still does not give them the right to drive Palestinians out of their homes. They should negotiate and come up with a peaceful agreement instead of causing conflict and violence. The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians still exists today, they have yet to find a way to resolve their conflict and live together in peace once again....   [tags: the Ottoman empire and the British empire]

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America and Israel Support

- ... This in return causes Arabs to hate the United States and makes them want to kill Americans. This hostility shown by the Arabs would greatly diminish if America would not give deadly weapons to the government of Israel. Furthermore, Ramzi Yousef was the person who planned the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993. He only wanted to attack America because he wanted to stop the Israeli army from killing Arabs. Yousef told a CBS reporter that terrorism was revenge for the Palestinian people and for the Arabs in Saudi Arabia....   [tags: defense industry, benefactor]

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The Messiah Of Israel From Slavery

- THE VICTIM The Messiah of Israel come to liberate people from slavery. In this specific case, the slavery is the freely committed disobedience against God, namely sin (HO). Sin has brought disorder into the world because it “has destroyed an original communion by alienating us from God, from ourselves, and from our fellow men and women, and by destroying the harmony of the universe” (Kereszty, 228). To organize all this disorder will cost Christ the cross (HO). This is not a disorder that each person may fall in, but it is also a collective social reality because of the Original Sin that makes people to be born without God’s grace and also they are born with “the inclination to ratify the sa...   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament]

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Water Conserving Technology in Israel

- Introduction: Globally, there has been a rise in attention to water conservation in a time where there is a limited water supply and an ever-increasing water demand. Statistically, increased water conservation and efficiency remain the most cost effective methods for sustaining water. Data indicates that there is an average of 10% water waste due to timeworn and leaking infrastructure through typical town networks, and through the application of new technology, it is predicted that the urban and domestic sectors can save 15% of lost water....   [tags: Robotics, Limited Water Supply]

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Cultural Canon Project - Israel

- At night there is silence in this land of history, and its people sleep patiently. They know of the multitude of nights before, dark but bright red lights of fire and war besieging the earth and sky. They know of burials, the indescribable weight of carrying their children taken from them as casualties of war. They know of hate and its bond with history, of the land and of their people; eternal minds with the rejection of outsiders permeating through generations. But in the morning, as the herald of illumination bears her gift to the world, light burns away the temporaries of war and suffering and the fragility of life, purifying into a new crystalline memory of the oldest civilizations on e...   [tags: Culture ]

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Israel Keyes: Studying a Psychopath

- Israel Keyes was born as the second oldest of nine on January 7, 1978 in Richmond, Utah. Keyes grew up in a Mormon household eventually moving to Washington and then ending in Maine only to reject his family’s religion resulting in him being kicked out. As a child, Keyes always carried a gun around with him, some of which were given to him by family members, specifically his grandfather ("Acting At Random"). Around the age of 19, Keyes enlists in the Army as a Specialist and works his way up only to leave on an honorable discharge after receiving a DUI and also after his first crime of abduction and rape of a young teenage girl between 1996 and 1998 (Noe)....   [tags: notorious criminals, rapist, murderer]

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The Yom Kippur War

- Israeli preparation for war with Syria was less extensive than the Egyptian preparations, because the border was smaller (Approximately 80 miles vs. 40 miles) in comparison to the Egyptian-Israeli border. (See Figure 2. Israel - Syria Border). Israel built fortified Jewish settlements in the Golan. Anticipating Syriawould attack with armor, Israel made obstacles, tank traps, and minefields. Reinforced bunkers and tank placements were created. The battlefield plan was laid out with interlocking fields of fire to halt any Syrian advance....   [tags: Israel]

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The Israel Palestine Conflict

- ... One of these unsolved issues was immigration of thousands of Jewish people to the British Mandate Palestine known as the Zionist Project (1920-1930). This caused unrest in the Arab community. In 1937, a Royal Commission from Britain suggested that the land be divided up into a Jewish state and an Arab one. Both Palestinians and Arabs rejected this and wanted an end the the immigration. Opposing violence continued until 1938 when reinforcements from the UK stepped in to end it. Then around 1948 was when it became a conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Arab people....   [tags: UN efforts, semitic people, peace]

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Israel's Controversy

- Israel is a high controversial state that all have differing opinions on. There are many things that make Israel a hot topic. In order to discover why Israel is so controversial, this paper will delve into the creation of Israel, and how it affects the area around it. Israel was created on November 29, 1947 by the United Nations in Resolution 181. Resolution 181, also known as the Partition Resolution, declared that the territory of Palestine would be divided into two separate states, one Jewish and one Arab, when the British Palestine mandate expired in May 1948....   [tags: Arab Countries, Palestinian Conflict]

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The Israeli Ministry Of Absorption

- Similar to immigrants who journeyed to the United States with an “American Dream,” Russians arrived in Israel with high expectations and believing promises that were made to them. Unfortunately, some promises were “deceitful,” such as portraying the city of Ariel in the West Bank “as a university town in the center” (Glozman, 2013). While immigrants were facing immediate instabilities, the burdens of their situation accentuated Israel’s larger economic vulnerability. According to the Middle East Research and Information Project: The Israeli Ministry of Absorption developed a “direct method” whereby immigrants have free choice on where to settle; they are not directed to an absorption cente...   [tags: Israel, Judaism, Ethiopia, Beta Israel]

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Israel And The Palestinians

- Israel and the Palestinians Israel is situated at the connection of Africa and Asia. It is 20,000 square kilometres and unlike its neighbour Arab states it lacks natural resources. Lebanon and Syria border it in the north, Jordan in the east and Egypt to the south. Israel has also been holding Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank of the River Jordan since 1967. It has an extremely varied geography and climate. Most of the coastline lies on the Mediterranean Sea. In the south are the valleys of Jezreel and Hulveh....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Creation of Israel

- Medinat Israel better known as Israel declared its independence from Palestine on May 14, 1948, three years after the end of the Holocaust and World War II. It was created as result of the Zionist movement, which was founded in Switzerland during 1897 by Theodor Herzl. Zionism was created to unite Jewish people of exile and settle them in Palestine. The movement's name derived from Zion, the hill on which the Temple of Jerusalem was located. Many of Israeli's political institutions and beliefs came from the concepts of the Zionist movement....   [tags: World History]

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The Land of Israel

- The Land of Israel The Land of Israel was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Here their spiritual, religious and national identity was formed. Here they achieved independence and created a culture of national and universal significance. Here they wrote and gave the Bible to the world. Exiled from the Land of Israel, the Jewish people remained faithful to it in all the countries of their dispersion, never ceasing to pray and hope for their return and the restoration of their national freedom....   [tags: Papers]

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The Creation of Israel

- The Creation of Israel In 1917 Chaim Weizmann, scientist, statesman, and Zionist, persuaded the British government to issue a statement favoring the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine. The statement which became known as the Balfour Declaration, was, in part, payment to the Jews for their support of the British against the Turks during World War I. After the war, the League of Nations ratified the declaration and in 1922 appointed Britain to rule in Palestine. This course of events caused Jews to be optimistic about the eventual establishment of a homeland....   [tags: Papers]

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Israel's Covenant

- As we look deep into scriptures we discover that there have already been various layered genres and numerous themes throughout scripture. We find out that the major event for the Hebrews is the Covenant; it is a huge literary testimony. Many redactors concentrate their work on the Covenant. A covenant is defined as a binding agreement or bond between two parties and comes from the word berith; meaning to fetter or to bind. Many people become confused what a covenant is and is not. It is not a commandment or a contract and can be between two equals or two unequals....   [tags: Bible]

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How the Israel Lobby Strengthens the Bond Between U.S. and Israel

- For a lot of years Israel has violated strictly established rules and regulations of international law and has defied countless United Nations resolutions in occupying conquered lands, extra-judicial killings and repeating acts of military aggression. Majority of the world sees Israeli policies (mainly the oppression of Palestinians), as illegal and unacceptable. This international consensus can be seen in several UN resolutions which condemn Israel and all these have been approved with overwhelming majorities....   [tags: policy, arab, government]

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Israel: The Vanguard of Middle East Stability

- The Middle East is a power keg about to burst. There are countries in the Middle East where their national stability is in question due to various terrorist and malicious attacks while others promote the inhalation of nations. If these fuses are allowed to spark, it would lead to a cataclysmic array of international consequences including skyrocketing oil prices, increased acts of terrorism, and even WWIII. But, there is a hope to quell this situation. The country of Israel has safeguarded the complete collapse of the Middle East to violence and chaos....   [tags: International Government ]

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The Arab-Israel Conflict

- ... Web. 1 Dec 2013. <>.) The War for Independence started after the day that Israel became a state. Arab nations including Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Iraq and others invade. The Arab troops were better equipped and had numbers on their side. The Israeli troops had small army and had a limited arsenal at their disposal. Only when the cease fire was arranged could Israel organized more people to join and received shipment of weapons from Czechoslovakia. The Israeli won because of unity, intelligence and better training prevail over the Arab Armies....   [tags: Zionism, Cold War]

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The United States Must Support Israel

- As Secretary of State, John Kerry looks out to the audience of reporters he ponders a few questions. The United States is a magnificent and nationalistic democratic republic with its few flaws, but with all the crises in the east a big debate about should we continually support the Middle East, especially Israel, arises. Being he is a Roman Catholic, Israel does remain a place of importance to him and a majority of monotheistic religions today but should we continue to support them. This question is a big question in America’s diplomatic stance....   [tags: federal aid, monotheism, Middle East, religions]

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The United States' Direct Aid to Israel

- For decades the U.S has provided consistent and unparalleled support to Israel. Since the world war II, Israel has been receiving the largest amount of U.S. military and economic aid. The United States gives a subsidy of about $500 (per each Israeli) each year. Israel received about $3.7 billion in direct aid from the United States in 2003. It receives this entire amount at the start of every fiscal year while all other countries receive their aid money in quarterly installments each year, and so, Israel earns extra interest during the course of each fiscal year....   [tags: support, lobbys, jewish]

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The Palestinian-Israel Conflict

- ... Israel invaded Sinai Peninsula, Britain and France landed their troops later on the pretence of separating the fighting parties. This was the start of the Suez crisis. The USA condemned their actions and forced the three parties to withdraw and this made it possible for Nassir to nationalize the Suez Canal. There was information given to Nassir by the soviet intelligence that Israel was gathering troops near Syrian boarders. Nassir declared full mobilization and joined forces with Syria. The Israeli forces destroyed the entire Egyptian air force and west bank was captured from Egypt....   [tags: arabs, zionists, ottoman empire]

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