For the most part, Jewish Palestinians got along with their Arab neighbors.This began to change with the onset of the Zionist movement, because the Zionists rejected the right of the Palestinians to self-determination and wanted Palestine for their own, to create a “Jewish State” in a region where Arabs were the majority and owned most of the land.If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.
The competing claims to the territory are not reconcilable if one group exercises exclusive political control over all of it.
Known as the “City of the Palms” in the Bible (the area is renowned for its freshwater springs), Jericho is described there as the first city captured by the Israelites upon entering the land of Canaan after their forty years in the wilderness after leaving Egypt. In 1999, it made a profit of million from the close to 2,900 people who visited the casino daily — 99 percent of them Israelis.
“Jericho later fell to the Babylonians,” notes the Jewish Virtual Library, “but was rebuilt when the Jews were allowed to return from their exile. In 2000, though, after the outbreak of violence during the Palestinian War, the casino was shut down.
Israeli courts have been unwilling to rule on the legality of the settlements under international law.
The Palestinian Authority arrested students allegedly for their affiliation with Hamas or political criticism, some of whom alleged mistreatment in detention.