Israel Essays (Examples)

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Israel And Palestine A Problem Of Two Cultures

Pages: 8 (2387 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Creative Writing Document #:95223232

Understanding Israel and Palestine
Part 1
“A denial of life is a rejection of the God of life” (Keum 4). This gets to the heart … shocked to find Christians here in Bethlehem who still found joy in life and calmly expressed their faith in God. To see the Israelis treating the people on the West Bank with such contempt, illegally building settlements, bulldozing their acreage and fruit trees and homes, erecting barriers … to understand exactly the affirmation of the WCC publication that “a denial of life is a rejection of the God of life.” The Israelis are denying the people here their life and in doing so they are denying the God of life. They may boldly declare that … nightmare—a place where one group is seriously and horribly oppressing another group. I find no love or peace or beauty coming from the Israeli side: it is devastatingly……

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Works Cited

Keum, Jooseop, ed. Together towards life: Mission and evangelism in changing landscapes: With a practical guide. World Council of Churches Publications, 2013.

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Israel And United States

Pages: 8 (2543 words) Sources: 9 Document Type:Policy Proposal Document #:35099199

… government needs to address—from tensions regarding missile treaties with Russia to wars in the Middle East to money given to the state of Israel, which has been recognized by the United Nations as a violator of human rights for its treatment of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip … its treatment of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and on the West Bank (Human Rights Watch, 2018). Of these, America’s special relationship with Israel is perhaps the most unsettling. Israel receives more than $3 billion in foreign aid from the U.S. every year, which is one-fifth of the entire foreign aid budget of … them in all—not look the other way because of a “special relationship” that exists.
The special relationship that exists between the U.S. and Israel has been well documented in the past (Mearsheimer & Walt, 2007). The AIPAC lobby has been identified by Rep. Ilhan Omar as playing……

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References

Facione, P. (2006). Critical thinking: what it is and why it counts. Insight Assessments.

Hooks, B. (1999). Black looks: Race and representation. South End Press.

Human Rights Watch. (2018). Israel and Palestine. Retrieved from https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2019/country-chapters/israel/palestine

Johnson, S. A. (2011). Women, Shared Leadership, and Policy: The Mano River Women's Peace Network Case Study. Journal of Pan African Studies, 4(8).

Mearsheimer, J. J., & Walt, S. M. (2007). The Israel lobby and US foreign policy. Macmillan.

Richards, R. (2010). Everyday creativity. The Cambridge handbook of creativity, 189-215.

Sharp, J. (2018). U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel. Retrieved from  https://fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33222.pdf 

Verhaeghe, P. (2014). Neoliberalism has brought out the worst in us. The Guardian. Annotated Bibliography

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The Influence Of International Jewry In The Founding Of Israel

Pages: 6 (1816 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:97404308

… Jews, but they still identify as Jews. Jewish nationalists are typically referred to as Zionists, but not every Jew wants to live in Israel. Even for much of their own history the Jews have been without a nation of their own. Ethnically speaking, the Jews can be … Jews were without a nation of their own for thousands of years and it was not until after WWII that the nation-state of Israel was recognized by world powers. Today, Israel is a state, and yet it does not exist without controversy. The Palestinian question continues to loom over the existence of Israel, as more and more land is occupied or annexed by Israel and Palestinians on the West Bank and in Gaza are marginalized. Some Jews protest these actions of Israel, which creates tension with the larger Jewish group. Even in Israel there is disagreement about religion, with many Zionist……

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Bibliography

JMW, XII. Jewish Identity Challenged and Redefined: #16

JMW, XI. The Shoah: #21-41

JMW, VIII. Sephardi & Middle Eastern Jewry #32-35

JMW, X. Zionism: #42-55

JMW, IX. American Jewry: #52

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Global Boycott Divestment And Sanctions Movement

Pages: 5 (1417 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:75753246

… of BDS (Anecdote)
As an individual with friends in Palestine, I have heard the stories and seen firsthand the immoral acts committed by Israel against the Palestinian people in Gaza and in the West Bank. I have seen the bulldozed homes, the illegal Israeli settlements, the victims of Israeli aggression, the loved ones buried—killed by soldiers or burned and murdered by Israel’s use of white phosphorous, which others have also reported on (Kaposi, 2016). The BDS Movement is a movement that aims to draw attention … have also reported on (Kaposi, 2016). The BDS Movement is a movement that aims to draw attention to these crimes and to hold Israel accountable. It aims to put pressure on the state—economically—so that the state begins to realize the enormity of its crimes and makes amends.
… be supported is this: not to long time ago, my friend and his family lived……

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Aridan, N. (2019). Israel Lobby. Israel Studies, 24(2), 128-143.

Cohen, M. S., & Freilich, C. D. (2018). War by other means: the delegitimisation campaign against Israel. Israel Affairs, 24(1), 1-25.

Gazit, N. (2015). State-sponsored vigilantism: Jewish settlers’ violence in the occupied Palestinian territories. Sociology, 49(3), 438-454.

Kaposi, D. (2016). On the possibility of critiquing Israel: The Times’ engagement with Israel’s deployment of white phosphorous during the first Gaza war. Media, War & Conflict, 9(3), 272-289.

Sheskin, I. M., & Felson, E. (2016). Is the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement Tainted by Anti-Semitism?. Geographical Review, 106(2), 270.

UN. (2019). Israel’s Exploitation of Palestinian Resources is Human Rights Violation, Says UN Special Rapporteur for the Situation of Human Rights in the OPT. Retrieved from  https://www.un.org/unispal/document/israels-exploitation-of-palestinian-resources-is-human-rights-violation-says-un-special-rapporteur-for-the-situation-of-human-rights-in-the-opt-press-release/ 

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How To Conduct A Policy Analysis

Pages: 7 (2176 words) Sources: 9 Document Type:Essay Document #:80712198

… and shows that the bill would deny people the right to advocate by using social, political and economic means. The opposition towards the Israeli settlement practices in Palestine has already been condemned by the UN, but the U.S. Congress is now seeking not only to condemn the … been condemned by the UN, but the U.S. Congress is now seeking not only to condemn the UN for its 2016 resolution against Israel, but it is also seeking to condemn any American person engaged in interstate commerce who chooses to support the UN resolution by boycotting … but it is also seeking to condemn any American person engaged in interstate commerce who chooses to support the UN resolution by boycotting Israeli products. This bill therefore would marginalize and socially, politically and economically exclude Americans in a dangerous way. This policy analysis paper also shows … dangerous way. This policy analysis……

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Beinin, J. (2004). The new American McCarthyism: policing thought about the Middle East. Race & Class, 46(1), 101-115.

Corrigan, E. C. (2009). Is Anti?Zionism Anti?Semitic? Jewish Critics Speak. Middle East Policy, 16(4), 146-159.

Fischel, J. R. (2005). The new anti-Semitism. The Virginia Quarterly Review, 81(3), 225.

Greenwald, G. (2019). The House Democrats’ “Rebuke” of Rep. Ilhan Omar Is a Fraud for Many Reasons, Including Its Wild Distortion of Her Comments. Retrieved from  https://theintercept.com/2019/03/05/the-house-democrats-rebuke-of-rep-ilhan-omar-is-a-fraud-for-many-reasons-including-its-wild-distortion-of-her-comments/ 

Gutiérrez, A. M. L., & Campos, M. V. (2015). Subjective and Objective Aspects of Points of View. In Temporal Points of View (pp. 59-104). Springer, Cham.

H.R. 1697. (2018). Israel Anti-Boycott Act. Retrieved from  https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1697 

Moritz-Rabson, D. (2018). Teacher sues Texas after being fired for refusing to sign pro-Israel contract. Retrieved from https://www.newsweek.com/teacher-fired-refusing-sign-pro-israel-document-1262083

Stein, Y. (2003). Any name illegal and immoral. Ethics & International Affairs, 17(1), 127-137.

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Israeli Security Methods In U S Airports

Pages: 3 (1023 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:94329495

Protecting U.S. Skies and Airports: Israeli Security Methods in U.S. Airports
As Gaines and Miller (2013) point out, American security forces focus on finding weapons while Israeli security focuses on finding terrorists. The difference gets to the heart of why the Israeli system is so much more efficient. However, Israel has a population of 8 million—less than that of New York City. And New York City is home to just one of many … is home to just one of many hubs and international airports in the U.S. Approximately 17 million travelers flew into Ben-Gurion Airport in Israel last year, as well—which is about a third of the number that flew into JFK (Zeff, 2017; NBC, 2018). Because of the sheer … of the number that flew into JFK (Zeff, 2017; NBC, 2018). Because of the sheer volume of travelers throughout the U.S., which dwarfs Israel’s numbers completely, the question……

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Gaines, L. K., & Miller, R. L. (2013). Criminal justice in action. Nelson Education.

Haaretz & Reuters. (2017). U.S. Airport Security Is Becoming a Bit More Israeli Today –Here\\\\\\\\\\\\'s What You Need to Know. Retrieved from  https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/u-s-airport-security-rules-are-changing-today-here-s-what-you-need-to-know-1.5460568 

Hasisi, B., Margalioth, Y., & Orgad, L. (2012). Ethnic profiling in airport screening: Lessons from Israel, 1968–2010. American law and economics review, 14(2), 517-560.

Lowrey, A. (2010, January 8). Foreign policy: The costs of Israel level security [Opinion]. NPR. Retrieved from  https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122352039 

NBC. (2018). NYC-Area Airports Set Record for Passenger Traffic, Rank Among Worst in U.S. for On-Time Performance. Retrieved from  https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/JFK-LaGuardia-Newark-Airports-Record-Passenger-Traffic-Worst-On-Time-Performance-475559363.html 

Zeff, M. (2017). 2016 record year for Israeli air traffic. Retrieved from  https://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/2016-record-year-for-Israeli-air-traffic-477180 

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Counterterrorism Strategy For The Next U S Presidential Administration

Pages: 6 (1889 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:70457523

… groups and their organizations would not exist were it not for support either directly or indirectly from the intelligence agencies of Saudi Arabia, Israel, the UK and the U.S. These nations often lend support, training, financing and weapons to “freedom fighters” who end up joining a terrorist … directly or indirectly) of the War on Terror. The U.S. is wanted out of Iraq by the current Iraqi government. Saudi Arabia and Israel both want the U.S. to wage war on Iran. Russia, Iran, Turkey and Syria all want the U.S. presence of troops out of … the state sponsorship of terrorism. The only way to effectively do this is to end all foreign aid. States like Saudi Arabia and Israel will no longer be able to provide funds to terrorist groups as proxy agents to wage their own wars on nations like Yemen ……

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Bipartisan Policy Center. (2017). Defeating terrorists, not terrorism. Retrieved from  https://bipartisanpolicy.org/report/counterterrorism-policy-from-911-to-isis/ 

Englehardt, T. (2018). America’s war on terror. Retrieved from  https://www.thenation.com/article/americas-war-on-terror-has-cost-taxpayers-5-6-trillion/ 

Freeman, M. (2018). ISIS Is a US-Israeli Creation. Top Ten “Indications.” Retrieved from https://www.globalresearch.ca/isis-is-a-us-israeli-creation-top-ten-indications/5518627

Malzahn, S. M. (2002). State Sponsorship and Support of International Terrorism: Customary Norms of State Responsibility. Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev., 26, 83.

Nordland, R. & Mashal, M. (2019). U.S. and Taliban Edge Toward Deal to End America’s Longest War. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/26/world/asia/afghanistan-taliban-peace-deal.html

White House. (2003). National strategy for combating terrorism. Retrieved from  https://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2003/02/20030214-7.html 

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Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Pages: 9 (2563 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:76982977

… were willing to go to remove people from power whose leaders had fallen out of favor. The Oded Yinon (1982) strategy for Greater Israel was in play at that point and the repercussions can still be seen to this day. The threat of WMD proliferation has spread ……

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Asada, M. (2008). Security Council Resolution 1540 to combat WMD terrorism: effectiveness and legitimacy in international legislation. Journal of Conflict & Security Law, 13(3), 303-332.

Carter, A. B. (2004). Overhauling counterproliferation. Technology in Society 26(2-3), 257-269.

CBS. (2011). Clinton on Qaddafi: We came, we saw, he died. Retrieved from  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlz3-OzcExI 

The Commission to Assess the Organization of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction. (1999). Combating Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction. Washington, D.C.

Forest, J.J.F. (2012, Winter). Framework for Analyzing the Future Threat of WMD Terrorism. Journal of Strategic Security 5, 4. Retrieved from  http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1193&context=jss 

Hochman, D. (2006). Rehabilitating a rogue: Libya's WMD reversal and lessons for US policy. Parameters, 36(1), 63.

Lang, C. G. (1937). Archbishop's Appeal: Individual Will and Action; Guarding Personality. London Times, 28.

Stone, O., & Kuznick, P. (2013). The untold history of the United States. Simon and Schuster.

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What Is Biblical Theology

Pages: 9 (2826 words) Sources: 9 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:47731493

… angel, and prophesy; likewise, Ezekiel was also commanded to take and eat a scroll from an outstretched hand, followed by speaking to the Israelites (Ezek 2:8–3:4). Here, the point is: at the 'contentual' and structural levels of John's text, he is indicating to readers that he is … third of mankind
10th, Exod 11:1–10; 12:29–32, angel of death?
Rev 10:1, a cloud-wrapped angel having legs that resemble pillars of fire
The Israelites leave Egypt with the aid of clouds in the daytime and…[break]…evil as Jesus did (2:19–21).
This represents the big biblical story that has … and explaining the big story of God, revealing to audiences their own fitting into the grand metanarrative stretching between Eden and the new Israel. Audiences are motivated by the knowledge pertaining to the origins of the world, what went badly, how the Just God deals with the ……

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Ellis, E. E. (1993). Jesus’ use of the Old Testament and the genesis of New Testament theology. Bulletin for Biblical Research, 3, 59-75.

Frei, H. W. (1974). The eclipse of biblical narrative: A study in eighteenth and nineteenth century hermeneutics. Yale University Press.

Hafemann, S., & House, P. (Eds.). (2007). Central themes in biblical theology: Mapping unity in diversity. Baker Academic.

Hamilton Jr, J. M. (2006). God\\\\\\'s Indwelling Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Old & New Testaments (Vol. 1). B&H Publishing Group.

Hamilton Jr, J. M. (2010). Biblical Theology and Preaching. Text-Driven Preaching: God’s Word at the Heart of Every Sermon, 193-218.

Hodgson, P. C. (2005). Hegel and Christian theology: A reading of the lectures on the philosophy of religion. Oxford University Press on Demand.

Murray, M. J., & Rea, M. (2002). Philosophy and Christian theology. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Sailhamer, J. H. (2010). The meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, composition and interpretation. InterVarsity Press.

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The Assassination Of Qassem Soleimani The Iranian General

Pages: 11 (3286 words) Sources: 13 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:89148612

...Israel The assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani
Introduction
In early 2020, January 3, the U.S. launched airstrike attacks around Baghdad International Airport and killed two of the most influential leaders in Iran, Iraq, and the surrounding regions. The strike killed Qassem Soleimani, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps- Quds Force's Major General, and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, the Deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Commission, and also the founder of the militia known as Kata' ib Hezbollah (Jahanbani, 2020). The strikes happened when there was an escalating conflict between the US, Iran and Iraq. This was after December 27, 2019, when a famous proxy from Iran by the name Kata' ib Hezbollah killed several pro-Iranian Militia members and a U.S. citizen four days down the line. The hit triggered criticisms of the Trump administration of how he was using his diplomatic, executive powers and ethical judgment in leadership. He was accused of……

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Jahanbani, N. (2020). Beyond Soleimani: Implications for Iran\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Proxy Network in Iraq and Syria. CTC Perspectives.

Vladeck, S. I. (2004). Emergency Power and the Militia Acts. Yale LJ, 114, 149.

Brands, H. (2019). Why America Can\\\\\\\\\\\\" t Quit the Middle East. Hoover Institution, 21.

Tillman, S. P. (1982). The United States in the Middle East: Interests and Obstacles (Vol. 82). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Terry, J. P. (1986). Countering State-Sponsored Terrorism: A Law-Policy Analysis. Naval L. Rev., 36, 159.

Maogoto, J. N. (2003). War on the enemy: self-defense and state-sponsored terrorism. Melb. J. Int\\\\\\\\\\\\'l L., 4, 406.

Lillich, R. B., & Paxman, J. M. (1976). State Responsibility for Injuries to Aliens Occasioned by Terrorist Activities. Am. U.L. Rev., 26, 217.

Parker, C. & Noack, R. (2020, January 2). Iran has invested in allies and proxies across the Middle East. Here\\\\\\\\\\\\'s where they stand after Soleimani\\\\\\\\\\\\'s death. Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/01/03/iran-has-invested-allies-proxies-across-middle-east-heres-where-they-stand-after-soleimanis-death/

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