It might sound pretty simple: the Jews want a state and the Palestinians want a state, so why not give them each a state of their own? If only it were that easy. This episode goes through the many attempts at negotiations, peace plans, and compromise between these two peoples living in a tiny slice of land in the Middle East. It gives an overview of the past 100 years of conflict in the region in order to understand today’s political and demographic landscape. Watch the video and use these prompts to dissect this complex issue with your students.
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