Hamas's Control Over Gaza


In 2005, Israel withdrew completely from the Gaza strip. What has been going on there since?

The video comes with a 5-part educational guide (includes REVIEW, DISCUSSION, ACTIVITIES, REFLECTION, FURTHER LEARNING) that can be viewed online and/or downloaded as a PDF, along with a Kahoot game. 

This is part of a series titled History of Israel Explained.

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This video explores how Hamas came to power, what its role is today, and what Israel’s relationship is with the group. It raises big questions like: Is Hamas a democracy? Can Israel negotiate with a terror group that refuses to recognize its right to exist? Can Israeli citizens endure the rocket fire and terror attacks indefinitely? Can Gazans tolerate the way their government treats them? Watch this video and use the prompts to tackle this tough topic with your students.



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