Difference between revisions of "West Bank"

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[[Image:West_Bank.jpg|right|thumb|200px|A map of the West Bank]]
 
[[Image:West_Bank.jpg|right|thumb|200px|A map of the West Bank]]
The '''West Bank''' is the most commonly used secular name used to refer to the ancient Jewish homelands of [[Judea]] and Samaria. The region is located in the west bank of the [[Jordan River]] near [[Jerusalem]]. The land is bitterly disputed between Jewish and Arab settlers in the region. The West Bank has been controlled by [[Israel]] since the [[Six-Day War]] (1967). The West Bank is not officially part of any country.
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The '''West Bank''' is the most commonly used secular name used to refer to the ancient [[Jewish]] homelands of [[Judea]] and [[Samaria]]. The region is located in the west bank of the [[Jordan River]] near [[Jerusalem]]. The land is bitterly disputed between Jewish and [[Arab]] settlers in the region. The West Bank has been controlled by [[Israel]] since the [[Six-Day War]] (1967). The West Bank is not officially part of any country.
  
 
[[Category:Geography]]
 
[[Category:Geography]]

Latest revision as of 18:38, 2 May 2013

A map of the West Bank

The West Bank is the most commonly used secular name used to refer to the ancient Jewish homelands of Judea and Samaria. The region is located in the west bank of the Jordan River near Jerusalem. The land is bitterly disputed between Jewish and Arab settlers in the region. The West Bank has been controlled by Israel since the Six-Day War (1967). The West Bank is not officially part of any country.