Arab-Israeli Conflict

A basic understanding of Israel as a country will help you better understand some of the things you will experience when you there. Here is a link from one of Larry's former students.

However, we are living at a time of the gathering of Israel. That creates some dilemmas for latter-day saints and how they see Israel today. Although, it is a 'holy land', it is also a very 'political land' that gathers the attention of the entire world.

Consider this article that gives a basic history of the Arab-Israeli conflict and how we might see it more clearly.