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do not have their own country, similar to the Kurdish people of Turkey today who are fighting for their own homeland through an armed secessionist movement in northern Turkey.
The Druze never had a single country to call as their own due to being scattered in many places a long time ago and did not seek any piece of land they can call as their own homeland. This makes the Druze unique in history. They were left out when the British partitioned and left Palestine but had steadfastly retained their identity.
Palestinians live within the original geographic borders of Palestine situated in the regions encompassing Israel, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank. Except for those who took up Israeli or Jordanian citizenship or of some other country, Palestinians are stateless because they have no officially-recognized country. Palestinians and Druze think of themselves as Arabs but with sub-identities such as an Arab (national), civic (Israeli or Syrian), and religious as Druze, Christian or Muslim (Hofman & Rouhana 76). This paper discusses two films that portray how these Arab identities are expressed in art such as films which mirror a collective consciousness that is manifested by people who are trying to define themselves.
The Druze community is very small when considered as an ethnic group and this very smallness makes the Druze persevere in their customs and practices. They are very decided to remain identified as a Druze although in some quarters, the word Druze is often derogatory. In their communities, the person considers himself or herself as Druze first and second as Syrian. Druze people in the Golan Heights consider themselves as Syrian citizens. The Druze already have a well-defined or clear social identity unlike the Palestinians who are still struggling to establish an identity. This difference is well contrasted in the two films being discussed.
In the film “The Syrian Bride” it was shown how ephemeral this idea of citizenship is because the bride
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Education is not specified or limited within the narrow walls of age, and it is not marred by any geographical location. This has made it liberal, universal and more accessible. The lucidity of the system and its de-institutionalization has made it readily available to people across the globe and in its true sense enabled the light of education percolate into every strata of society.
He begins his essay emphatically by stating “The day Islam gave a new concept of values and standards to mankind and showed the way to learn these values and standards, it also provided it with a new concept of human relationships. Islam came to return man to his Sustainer and to make is guidance the only source from which values and standards are to be obtained, as He is the Provider and Originator.
Communication itself is a way of conveying ideas or messages between different individuals. Speech is a form of communication, but communication does not have to be spoken. However, speech, language and communication all have the same purpose, in that humans use these elements to get a point across.
Communication relation, therefore, is the literal conveyance of this language or rather speech to give a meaning that can be understood and trigger feedback to form a loop of information. Therefore, this paper aims at comparing and contrasting speech, language and communication as different aspects of the same process.
He accused the Palestinian citizens of Israel of being terrorists and fundamentalists. He also argued that they have forfeited their right to Israeli citizenship because of their support for the Palestinian cause. Mr. Hadley believes that they should be ejected from Israel and forced to live in the West Bank.
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This second table compares the total GDP of Israel with the total GDP of the Occupied
As the author of the text puts it, it is saddening the Palestinians had to suffer an unforeseen fate after abandonment by the Jews and Arabs altogether following the departure of the British. The author also adds that the Arabs and Palestinians were ill prepared to face the newly born Israeli state and the Israeli made preemptive plans to occupy and control areas.
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