Struggle in The Holy Land



The part of the world that is home to three of the world’s major religions, that more than half of people on the planet follow, is an area about the size of the state of New Jersey known as the Holy Land. Stretching from the Mediterranean Sea on the west to the River Jordan on the east, this parcel has been called the most fought-over land in history.

Our series examines the history of the region known today as Israel and The Palestinian Territories and looks at why the volatility that began thousands of years ago continues.