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What was the conflict between the Jews and the Arabs?

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A:Many prefer to see this conflict in terms of religion, since a religious imprimatur absolves an aggressor of any moral responsibility. However, it is really about land. Whether or not the Jews of the early twentieth century felt a longing to live in what was then called Palestine, and whether or not the Holocaust gave Jews a further, compelling reason to seek a safe refuge, Palestine was the home of the Palestians. They were soon to be forced out of their homes in the most desirable parts of the land and later even find their much reduced territory under threat from Israeli settlements.

The Palestinians can no longer hope to regain their former land or even any rights in that land. But for some, it is now about emotion. And emotion is often enough reason to continue pursuing a lost cause long after all reason says to accept the best deal the victor is willing to offer. On the Israeli side, there is no good reason to offer any solution the Palestinian leadership could accept, since the longer the conflict continues, the more Palestinian land can be settled by Israelis.

Of course, many ultra-Orthodox Jews now see the total occupation by Jews of all Palestinian lands as a religious imperative, but there were few ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel in its early years and they had little influence on policy. More relevant are the words of a Jewish settler interviewed on television, when she said religion was not important to the decision to live in the West Bank territory - look at all the free land we have.

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