of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is elastic; it changes dramatically
depending on who is telling it and where they start the story. Therefore,
it is important to note that a historic timeline of events concerning
this conflict is always difficult to present in an objective manner.
For this reason, as you read through the timeline sections, certain
events include both a Palestinian (in green) and an Israeli (in blue)
View the entire timeline
as a PDF (requires Adobe
View Seth Ackerman's "Losing
Ground", on the changing map of the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict, from Harper's Magazine, December, 2001. (requires
This timeline was compiled by Negar Katirai while working as a
Most of the information in this timeline is based on the BBC’s
The information on the Israeli perspective was put together using
Harper's Magazine Map PDF, Copyright © 2001 by Harper's Magazine.