Obama ties Israel-Palestine talks to 1967 borders

Q: President Obama said the borders that existed before the 1967 Israeli-Arab war should be the starting point for talks to settle the conflict there. Israeli leaders rejected the position. Where is Israel?

Circle the area on this map

Q: A new Palestinian state would exist on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, territory Israel has occupied since 1967. The West Bank was part of which nation before the 1967 war?

A. Lebanon

B. Syria

C. Jordan

D. Egypt

Q: What issue stands in the way of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians?

A. Israeli settlements

B. Palestinian refugees

C. Control of Jerusalem

D. All of the above

Q: Ancient conquerors forced many Jews to flee what is now Israel, Jordan and Lebanon. Most of the Jews who later returned were fleeing persecution in . . .

A. Asia

B. Europe

C. Africa

D. North America

Q: Which nation first supported the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine?

A. Britain

B. France

C. Russia

D. United States

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