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  • “ Our nation wants peace and we are peace lovers from the bottom of our hearts” M.Begin 1978 ISRAELI EFFORTS FOR PEACE FROM 1948 TO 2006 Maymon Peer Pittsburgh-2008
  • Our commitment
    • Israel is committed to a two state solution, where both Israel and Palestinians can live side by side in peace.
    • We look forward to time when Palestinians children are raised to be doctors, teachers and business people- and not suicide bombers.
  • Did we do mistakes? Yes. We did.
  • If more than 250 times, terrorists had crossed American borders and killed innocent citizen in pizza parlors, coffee shop, and malls, what would you have done?
  • 1947 Partition Plan
  • Why the Arab world said no to the 1947 partition plan?
  • The Arabs invasion of 1948
  • 1949 Armistice Agreements
    • The 1949 Armistice Agreements are a set of agreements signed during 1949 between Israel and its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria
    • The agreements ended the 1948
    • Arab Israeli War and established
    • the armistice lines between
    • Israel and the West Bank
    • (known as the Green line)
    • until the 1967 six-day war
  • Lausanne Conference, 1949
    • Amongst the issues discussed were
    • territorial questions and the establishment of recognized borders
    • the question of Jerusalem
    • the repatriation of refugees Israeli
    • the fate of orange groves belonging to refugees and of their bank accounts blocked in Israel .
    • No agreement was reached.
  • May 1967
    • Egypt asked for withdrawal of the UNEF forces.
    • On May 23, Nasser closed the straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping.
    • The armies of Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon poised on borders of Israel.
    • Israel had to react…
  • The outcome of the Arabs aggression- 1967
  • After the 6 Days War
    • Following the Six Day War, the U.N Security Council adopted resolution 242 which proposed a peaceful solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict. The resolution was accepted by Israel ,Jordan and Egypt, but rejected by Syria !
  • Khartoum Resolution 1967
    • The Khartoum Resolution of September 1 1967 was issued at the conclusion of a meeting between the leaders of eight Arab countries in the wake of the Six Day War. The resolution, which formed a basis of the policies of these governments toward Israel until the Yom Kippur War of 1973 called for:
    • Continued war against Israel
    • Ending the Arab oil boycott declared during the Six-Day War
    • An end to the war in Yemen.
    • Economic assistance for Egypt and Jordan.
  • Khartoum Resolution 1967
    • No peace with Israel !
    • No recognition of Israel !
    • No negotiations with Israel !
  • We committed to peace
    • Israel has long-term commitment to peace. When courageous Arab leader, such as Egypt's president, Anuar Sadat, reached out his hand to Israel, peace was achieved.
  • 1978 Camp David Accords
    • signed by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on September 17, 1978, following twelve days of secret negotiations at Camp David.
    • The two agreements were signed at the White House:
    • 1. Outlining the structure of the Israeli-Palestinian political process.
    • 2. Framework for Israeli-Egyptian peace agreement.
  • Peace Agreement- 1979 Israel withdrew from Sinai
  • Madrid Conference 1991
    • The Madrid Conference was hosted by the government of Spain and co-sponsored by the USA and the USSR
    • convened on October 30, 1991 and lasted for three days.
    • It was an early attempt by the international community to start a peace process through negotiations involving Israel and the Arab countries including Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and the Palestinians.
  • The Oslo accords 1993
    • The Oslo Accords were a framework for the future relations between the two parties.
    • The Accords provided for the creation of a Palestinian Authority .
    • The Palestinian Authority had responsibility for the administration of the territory under its control.
  • Terror From Oslo accord September 13,1993 until September 2000: 256 civilians and soldiers were killed in terrorist attacks in Israel.
  • Israel- Jordan Peace Agreement October 26, 1994                                                                                                  
  • Camp David - July 2000
    • Israeli redeployment from 95% of the West Bank and 100% of the Gaza Strip.
    • The creation of a Palestinian state in the areas of Israeli withdrawal.
    • The removal of isolated settlements and transfer of the land to Palestinian control
  • Continue…
    • Other Israeli land exchanged for West Bank settlements remaining under Israeli control.
    • Palestinian control over East Jerusalem, including most of the Old City.
    • "Religious Sovereignty" over the Temple Mount, replacing Israeli sovereignty in effect since 1967.
  • The Arafat response was:
    • Rejected the proposal.
    • Al-Aqsa Intifada.
  • Number of suicide attacks since Camp David Summit Total number of suicide attacks in four years of conflict: 138 This figure is correct as of September 26, 2004
  • Number of shooting attacks since Camp David Summit Total number of shooting attacks in four years of conflict : 13,730
  •  
    • Total number killed since the Camp David Summit-
    • 1,017.
    • 70% of them Israeli civilians.
    • Total number injured since the camp David summit- 5,598.
    • Of these, 82% were Israeli civilians
  • Israel Disengagement Plan- Summer 2005 Israel made painful sacrifices and took a risk to give peace a chance. Israel voluntarily removed over 9,000 settlers from Gaza and parts of the west bank, abandoning homes, schools, businesses, and places of worship in the hope of renewing the peace process
  • Why Israel so strong?
    • Democracy
    • Freedom
    • Security
    • Peace
  • Freedom
    • In Israel, Christians, Muslims, and Jews all have freedom of speech , religion , and the right to vote .
    • .
  • Israel is the only democracy in the ME
    • 10 Israeli Arabs serve in Israel
    • Parliament.
    • HADAS, RA’AM-TA’AL, BALAB
    • Israeli Arab judge sits on the Israeli Supreme Court.
    • Miss Israel for 2004 was an Israeli Arab.
    Salim Gubran Ranna Raslan
  • Peace
    • In contrast to those in the e Middle East who indoctrinate their children to become hate-mongers and suicide bombers, Israelis educate their children to strive to progress and peace.
  • Fact About Israel
    • Did You Know?
  •  
  • Israel is, first of all, people.