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In this Israeli/Palestinian conflict worksheet, students complete a timeline that features claims of land ownership in Israel.
Students explore Hanukkah and its origins. In this Hanukkah lesson, students discover the history of Hanukkah and its traditions. Students locate Israel on map, hear the story of the menorah and create their own dreidel. Students sing traditional Hanukkah songs.
High schoolers explore the connection between World War II and Jewish immigration to Israel after the War.  In this World History activity, students discuss the details of what it might have been like to live through the Holocaust.  After the class discussion, they divide into small groups to research details on the topic then complete several activities to share their findings.

New Review Six Day War

Learn about the diverse perspectives involved in the Six Day War by having learners examine and annotate presidential speeches given by the three nations—Egypt, Israel, and the United States—at the heart of the conflict and producing visual representations of their readings.
Students examine the causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In this world conflict lesson, students research print and Internet sources about the roots of the conflict and the status of the conflict today. Students use their findings to write personal accounts of the conflict from the perspective of an Israeli or Palestinian student.
Examine how the 'safe passage' for Palestinians between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank affects those living in Israel and reflects both conflict and cooperation between the Israelis and Palestinians. The class compares the perspective of each group and engages in a class discussion.
Students research the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They write a personal account from the point of view of an Israeli or a Palestinian student. Students view a video on Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They conduct research on the conflict of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Students examine the historic and present conflict between Israel and Syria over the Golan Heights. In groups students present the class with information on the Golan Heights. They write an essay defending his or her view on the future of this area.
Students gain a deeper knowledge of the current crisis in Israel by reading primary documents from various sources, formulating problem and solution lists for both sides of the conflict, and proposing what they feel to be the strongest solution.
Young researchers explore the history of the peace process in the Middle East. They write a paper about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and view the video Israel and Palestine: The Fight for Peace. They discuss the events leading up to the current violence in the Middle East.
Students discover how culture, geography and history affect how someone views an area of the world. They role play the role of a Palestinian, Jew or Briton and examine how they felt about Israel during its formation. To end the lesson, they discover how people feel about the area today and how and if it has changed over time.
Students review the peace process in Israel and examine recent steps towards peace. They research key figures, events and policies since Israel's statehood in 1948.
Students demonstrate the complexity of the Middle East peace processand develop their negotiation skills. They role-play as negotiators for Israel and the PLO attempting to resolve four major issues.
Students discover the role of God in Israel's government and create a timeline of the significant events during a given biblical era.  In this Israel's history lesson, students research seven major events of a given era and write them on notecards to create a timeline.  Students react to what they learn in their journals.
Young scholars have a better comprehension of the personal struggle of a survivor and the events which led to the establishment of the sovereign nation of Israel. They recognize the historical context for the events of the book. Students identify the role of Elisha and her personal decisions she made for the Movement.
High schoolers examine the role of women in business. In this video-bases activity, students examine the social challenges women face in the workforce in the U.S., Israel and India .
Investigate critical historical issues using primary source documents then gather and evaluate information regarding the Jewish and Arab claims to land in Israel. Learners use their findings to prepare detailed timelines of events during Arab/Israeli conflict.
Young scholars examine the damage done to Lebanon. For this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to learn about the fighting between Hezbollah and Israel and the toll it took on Lebanon.
In this English learning exercise, students read "Kofi Annan - Israel Attack Kills 4 UN Officials," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Students consider words that reflect their knowledge and opinions about Israel, Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip. They develop annotated timelines about the history of the region in the 20th century and create collages that express their views.