Palestine: Country Profile

Contributed By: Elisheva Cohen
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Middle East Policy Council
Author: TeachMideast
Collection: MEPC Country Profiles
Condition of Use: Fair Use for Education

This comprehensive country profile introduces readers to Palestine. It includes a basic demographic overview along with a comprehensive history of the country, covering the Ottoman Empire, the various promises made regarding the land, the British Mandate in Palestine, Jewish immigration to Palestine, the establishment of the PLO in 1964, and an overview of the peace process with Israel to present day. The profile discusses international and regional issues, the people of Palestine, and the culture. This is a useful resource for a teacher wanting to learn a bit more about Palestine. It is also a great resource for high school or college age students–information is accessible and the layout is user friendly with pictures, graphs, and additional links. >

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