An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The Zionist movement was not satisfied with the lands that it seized in 1948 AD, and the establishment of the so-called state of Israel; It launched a new aggressive war against its Arab surroundings in 1967 AD, and was able to occupy new territories, claiming that it was liberated land, and then sought to fill it with Jewish immigrants, and established settlement cities for them; To encourage them to live in it, the most important of which are four in the West Bank, and one in Sinai, which was removed in 1982 AD, as well as Katzrin on the Golan Heights since 1973 AD. The latter was considered one of the most important settlement cities in the occupied Arab lands, due to its geographical location and the great interest it received, and it developed and expanded, and it managed to attract a large number of settlers, who reached until the year 2019 AD about eight thousand and five hundred, most of them are secular Jews who emigrated from some advanced European countries.