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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Find resources to learn more about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Explore the Debate

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a complex subject and there are many perspectives and points of view to be considered. These two pages explore the conflict from several different perspectives and give an excellent overview of the topic. Both of these sites explore a specific question, but also provide an overview and additional resources. 

Crash Course History: Conflict in Israel and Palestine

In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. Well, that's not quite true. What is true is that the conflict is immensely complicated, and just about everyone in the world has an opinion about it. John is going to try to get the facts across in under 13 minutes.

How Powerful is Hamas?

This video from the Economist explores the question, "What is Hamas and how powerful is it?" 

Books and Articles

Dig deeper into the topic with books and articles exploring the conflict and its history. 


Many films have been made covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from many points of view, both documentary and feature films. Here are just a few you may want to check out. 

News Coverage

There is extensive news coverage of the current conflict. You can explore this via many of the news sources available in the library.