What is an Intifada?

In recent months tensions between Israelis and Palestinians surrounding the Temple Mount or Noble Sanctuary have sparked a new wave of violence. This wave of violence has led many to argue that we are witnessing the beginning of a third Intifida. The first (1987-1993) and second (2000-2005) Intifadas were periods of intense violence and clashes between Israelis and Palestinians. In this weeks episode Mike and Danny discuss what is an intifada and if the current violence could be considered one.

Palestinian child throws stones at an Israeli armored vehicle

Palestinian child throws stones at an Israeli armored vehicle