What Was the First Intifada?

When people hear the word “Intifada” (“tremor” in Arabic), they are often thinking of the Second Intifada, which began in 2000. But did you know there was a First Intifada, in 1987-1991? What happened during this time? Who was at odds against one another, and what caused the friction? This video explores the events of this difficult period in Israeli history, both within Israel and in the world’s eye.

Use this video and prompts to learn about, and especially learn from, this time period in Israeli history.

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