In 19448 the state of Israel was created out of Palestine as a homeland for the Jewish people. Why did the Jews claim this land as their own, and what claims did the Arabs make over it? Do Palestinian refugees have a right to return to Israel? What is the future for a two-state solution? It's time to consider Both Sides of the Story. The series, Both Sides of the Story, explores the major global debates of our time from two opposing viewpoints. Each book investigates the facts behind the headlines, the history behind current trends and the latest hot topics.