What is the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict-(1948- Present):The ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is both simple to understand, yet deeply complex. At the heart of this conflict is a basic idea that both sides believe: The Israelis believe that they are entitled

Is the Israeli car market monopolized where only certain dealers can import cars, or can anyone privately import a car from any country?

The market is set up in such a way that anyone who wants to officially sell cars in Israel needs to provide service for that type of car through a licensed shop in all parts of the country while the car is being sold there as well as I believe 10 years after

Can Pakistan destroy Israel in twelve minutes?

Well, Pakistan has the capability to do so but it cannot due to several reasons. Let us consider few scenarios:-Even if Pakistan seriously thinks about nuking Israel, its deep assets in Pakistan will relay the news to Israel. Based on this intelligence, Israel will make a first strike

What would happen if China nuked Israel?

Israel would respond in kind against any country that attacks it with weapons of mass destruction. Israel's German-built submarines are equipped with nuclear weapons, Der Spiegel reports . For this reason, the most likely scenario for a nuclear attack on Israel is if nuclear weapons come under

Has Israel ever condemned Japan over WW2 war atrocities especially against the Chinese?

To be honest, I never heard of or seen any report of Israel condemning Japan for their WW2 atrocities. I mean then again, do all of you remember when Germany recognize the Armenian Genocide?Germany declares Armenian killings a "genocide"German MPs recognise Armenian 'genocide'

How do Egyptians treat Israeli people?

As an Egyptian, I differentiate between a jew and a Zionist (AKA Israeli)...Muslims and Arabs have no issues with Jewish people because we believe in Judaism and Moses; we have a surah (Chapter) in Quran called

Can America win a war against Israel?

The US of A certainly wouldn't lose. Depending on what win means then yes America certainly can.There's a fun device that gets referred to the nuclear football, this has the power to more or less let human civilization and progress come screeching to a halt. America sits on a nuclear arsenal of somewhere around 5,000–6,000 nuclear missiles,

Has Israel ever condemned Japan over WW2 war atrocities especially against the Chinese?

To be honest, I never heard of or seen any report of Israel condemning Japan for their WW2 atrocities. I mean then again, do all of you remember when Germany recognize the Armenian Genocide?Germany declares Armenian killings a "genocide"German MPs recognise Armenian 'genocide'

I am Jewish. Will Israel win the war against terror?

You can never, ever win a war against terror.it is simply not possible.Terror will always exist, it can be minimized, it can be contained, it can be pre-emptied but it can never be stopped completely or won over.The best methods of minimizing, containing and preventing terror, is to understand what causes it and take

Can Israel survive in the long run?

With any nation there are prerequisites to survival.First, do they have access to water for their population. Israel is a world leader in converting sea water to drinking water, today Israel produces over 50% of all their water from desalination plants, in fact they have

Can Israel survive in the long run?

With any nation there are prerequisites to survival.First, do they have access to water for their population. Israel is a world leader in converting sea water to drinking water, today Israel produces over 50% of all their water from desalination plants, in fact they have

Is Yakov Kedmi famous in Israel and other countries? What do people think of him?

I would say that I agree with him in part, but also disagree with him in part.He claims that there is no evidence of Russian meddling in American elections, that is false, but did the Russians change the election, did they somehow cause trump to win and Hillary to lose? Not at all, there is

Why are Republicans so pro-Israel?

Q: Why are so many Republicans pro-Israel?A: First of all, the vast majority of Americans are pro-Israel, in that they support the nation of Israel's right to exist peaceably in its current location (though not necessarily with it's current boundaries). But many of these pro-Israel Americans do not necessarily support the current political leadership in Israel, or Israel's

Why are so many Jewish people in the U.S. Democrats when Republicans tend to be more pro-Israel?

"We're all in this together." I've mulled this question over my adult life primarily because of two old, dear friends who are Jewish and my favorite political sparring partners. I've also known older Jews who were in the trenches of the civil rights battles as early as the

Who controls the USA: Israel or Russia?

Neither. The US is a democratic country that controls itself. While it is true that Trump has an unhealthy admiration for Putin, this does not mean that Russia

Why does the U.S. need to keep defending Israelis?

A lot of Christian right wingers want to defend Israel, they really do not care about Israelis. Michelle Bachman for example; She believes the end times are coming and the second coming of Christ will happen is Israel, then the true believers will go to heaven while the others will go through hell on Earth.

What would happen if China nuked Israel?

Israel would respond in kind against any country that attacks it with weapons of mass destruction. Israel's German-built submarines are equipped with nuclear weapons, Der Spiegel reports . For this reason, the most likely scenario for a nuclear attack on Israel is if nuclear weapons come under

What do people get wrong about Israel?

When it comes to certain things, people assume that it works the same here as in their own country, like politics, religion and whatever.For example, the Reform Jewish movement is insignificant in Israel and the Jewish subdivisions are mostly between National Religious Jews

Why does the US support Israel? What benefit does the US get out of this alliance?

While there's wide spread conception that US always supported Israel even against their own interests (because of sympathy to Holocaust victims or because of mighty Jewish lobby influence or anything else...) it has no resemblance to historical facts whatsoever.Actually in 1947

Can Pakistan destroy Israel in twelve minutes?

Well, Pakistan has the capability to do so but it cannot due to several reasons. Let us consider few scenarios:-Even if Pakistan seriously thinks about nuking Israel, its deep assets in Pakistan will relay the news to Israel. Based on this intelligence, Israel will make a first strike

Is the USA Israel's puppet or is Israel the USA's puppet?

Here is a proof why the USA is Israel's puppet. I would suggest reading this article right here Council for the National Interest and this article right here Cost of Israel to the US soon it is going to be

Was Ariel Sharon evil or a hero? Why?

According to HRW, Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The killings constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity. Sharon also escaped accountability for other

What is Jewish nationalism?

Short answer:There are many different forms and expressions of Jewish nationalism.Jewish nationalism is somewhat distinct from other forms of nationalism because Jews come predominantly from a position of historic persecution rather than dominance; whereas many other nationalisms (e.g. white supremacy) focuses on preserving dominance through the oppression and persecution of others; most

What do Israelis think of Ariel Sharon?

Let's just start with saying that he's a pretty contentious figure.As an army officer, he was highly controversial, and is highly criticised (not to say reviled) for having allowed the Sabra and Shatilla massacre. He is also celebrated as an effective and brave general, perhaps one of the greatest military minds in Israel's history. He

What are the biggest myths about Israel?

There are probably 3:‘The land of Israel was

Why is Ariel Sharon so hated?

Ex-Israeli PM died without facing justice   According  to HRW, Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the  massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese  militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982.   The  killings constituted

What is Jewish nationalism?

Short answer:There are many different forms and expressions of Jewish nationalism.Jewish nationalism is somewhat distinct from other forms of nationalism because Jews come predominantly from a position of historic persecution rather than dominance; whereas many other nationalisms (e.g. white supremacy) focuses on preserving dominance through the oppression and persecution of others; most

Was Ariel Sharon evil or a hero? Why?

According to HRW, Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The killings constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity. Sharon also escaped accountability for other

What are the biggest myths about Israel?

There are probably 3:‘The land of Israel was

What are the biggest myths about living in Israel?

That it's scary.That it's difficult.That you have to resign yourself to a life of struggling, violence, and intensity.Truth is that even as an immigrant you can live a comfortable, if not wealthy life. Even on a budget, you can feel richer than ever. My family live on one income and we feel like kings.On friday's,

What are the most disturbing facts about Israel that most people do not know?

Recently it appears that drought is the new normal in Israel.The country has built up a big desalination capability, but that was still on the inaccurate expectation that the average rainfall would continue to resemble recent decades.And it was without realizing that the country would be manipulated into transferring millions of cubic meters of water a

What do Israelis think of Ariel Sharon?

Let's just start with saying that he's a pretty contentious figure.As an army officer, he was highly controversial, and is highly criticised (not to say reviled) for having allowed the Sabra and Shatilla massacre. He is also celebrated as an effective and brave general, perhaps one of the greatest military minds in Israel's history. He

How much does a bottle of milk cost in Israel?

Israel's government regulates the price of basic products such as milk, salt, plain bread, basic cheese etc, so that even with the most basic of income one can eat well(ish).Regulated 1 liter of 3% fat milk is sold for 5 NIS, which is around 1.33 USD,

What do people get wrong about Israel?

When it comes to certain things, people assume that it works the same here as in their own country, like politics, religion and whatever.For example, the Reform Jewish movement is insignificant in Israel and the Jewish subdivisions are mostly between National Religious Jews (Which

What do the Israeli people think of Australia?

I don't know if you're looking for my answer, since I am Australian, pretty much. My father was born in Australia and I lived there for a few years when I was little and I still visit my grandparents and great grandmother who

Are there Chinese restaurants in Israel?

As my friends have answered, there are quite a few Chinese restaurants in Israel. Some are more authentic than others. Most serve what can be described as adapted chinese food to the western ingredients and taste. Apart from the chinese restaurants, there are even more

Why is CNN so biased against Israel?

While it's true that some Arabs think CNN is biased in favor of Israel, some Arabs would always claim bias if CNN said anything short of

Is the meat at non-kosher restaurants in Israel still kosher?

In many cases, yes, the meat at non-kosher restaurants in Israel is kosher. Consider these scenarios:Restaurant adheres to kashrut strictly, but opens on Shabbat, and consequently can not receive kosher certification. In this case, the restaurant is likely to display kosher certifications

What do Australians think about Israel?

A2AAs others have said...it depends on who you ask...and I would add, it depends on the age of the person you ask.As a general rule of thumb, it would be fair to say, that the older the person the more likely they are

What kinds of food do they eat in Israel?

You can get anything you want to eat in Israel (well not top-quality steak, except in top-quality restaurants at a price to match): wonderful fresh food or fast/junk food, it's up to you. And you can buy the ingredients for regional cookery (Thai, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, you name it) in pretty

What do Israelis think about Imam Tawhidi?

As an Israeli i cant say i heard of him, i may have seen him on a news interview on a youtube video once, as he looks like that person i saw and he seems to share the same views.I must say it is really refreshing hearing him speak, it's

What do Israelis think of Trump supporters?

Like Matthew Bates?Seems like an intelligent guy.Bit on the Catholic side, but hey, no one's perfect.

What do liberals think of Israel?

This question is a bit misleading as liberals think differently I think. I look it more as a Lutheran who is through that too more liberal politically. But, I would not then identify first as a liberal. As such I take

What do Israelis think of Trump supporters?

Like Matthew Bates?Seems like an intelligent guy.Bit on the Catholic side, but hey, no one's perfect.

What do liberals think of Israel?

This question is a bit misleading as liberals think differently I think. I look it more as a Lutheran who is through that too more liberal politically. But, I would not then identify first as a liberal. As such I take

Do Israeli people eat grasshoppers?

No but there IS one locust species which is kosher, the one which comes in swarms here from time to time. The ruling is from the Torah: Leviticus 11:21-23New International Version (NIV)21 There are, however, some flying insects that walk on all fours