2 How was Israel able to survive despite the hostility of its Arab neighbours?
1 How was the Jewish state of Israel established?
3 What has been the impact on the Palestinians of the existence of Israel?
4 What has been the effect of the Arab-Israeli conflict on life in Israel?
Why was Israel able to win the wars of 1956, 1967 and 1973?
• How significant was superpower involvement in Arab-Israeli conflicts?
• Why have Israel’s neighbours become more ready to accept its existence?
• By the 1990s, how far had the problems which existed between Israel and her neighbours been solved?
The Specified Content covered in these pages includes:
Israel and its Arab Neighbours:
o the Suez War (1956)
o the Six-Day War (1967)
o the Yom Kippur War (1973), and Israeli incursions into Lebanon
• Moves towards peace
• Camp David and subsequent negotiations.