Recitation notes April 16


Yom Kippur War


Kissinger's Shadow Diplomacy

1974 - 1976

Sedat in Jerusalem


Camp David


Full Peace between Israel and Egypt

March 1979

Israel in Lebanon Civil War

1982 - 1985

Israel out of Sinai


Sabra & Shatila Massacre


approx. 800 deaths (mainly women and children)

First Intifada breaks out

December 1987

PLO Declaration of Indepedence


Gulf War


Negotiations in Oslo

December 1992 - August 1993

Israeli and Palestinian representatives meet in Oslo to negotiate.

Official Signing of the Oslo Accords

September 13, 1993

Bill Clinton presides over Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat's signing in Washington.

Oslo Accords contained: letters of mutual recognition and declaration of principles

Oslo II is Signed

September 24, 1995

"Interim Agreement"
-creation of the Palestinian Authority
-division of occupied territories into areas A, B, and C

Yitzhak Rabin assassinated

November 4, 1995

Yigal Amir, Jewish-Israeli extremist, considered Rabin a "traitor," and that his Jewish duty was to kill him.

"din rodef"

Binyamin Netanyahu takes over as PM

May 1996

Strongly opposed to Oslo, makes sure it effectively dies