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choke point

Controlling movement of goods

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partition

Divide

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mandate

Territories gained by war

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Maronites

Descendants of a Syrian hermit named St. Maron

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Druze

Broke from the Shiites and followed an Egyptian ruler

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Holy Land

Where most of the events recorded in the Bible took place

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Shephelah

A area of low hills

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Negev

South

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wadi

Dry steam beds that fill with water after rainstorms

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tell

Huge mounds created by cities being built on top of old ones

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Knesset

The Hebrew parliament

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kibbutz

A Jewish community in which the people share everything in common

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Promised Land

The place God gave to Israel

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Zionist Movement

Jew going back to their homeland

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Judaism

The religion of Jews

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Orthodox Jew

Believe that the Torah is God's word

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Reform Jew

Formed as a result of enlightenment thinking

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Conservative jew

Believe In keeping the old traditions

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Reconstructionist

See Judaism not as a religion but as a social identity

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Palestinian

The philistines that converted to Islam

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preemptive strike

Attacking before an enemy attacks you

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Six day war

A war between Israel and Egypt Syria and Jordan

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Yom Kippur War

Egypt and Syria attacked Israel but Israel won

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PLO

Palestine liberation organization

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Oslo Accord

Gave guidelines for a series of compromises

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Hamas

A terrorist group

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Hezbollah

A terrorist group

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Islamic Jihad

A terrorist group

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Byzantine Empire

Form after the collapse of the western Roman Empire

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Anatolia

Asia Minor