The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world's major sources of instability. Americans are directly connected to this conflict, and increasingly imperiled by its devastation.

It is the goal of If Americans Knew to provide full and accurate information on this critical issue, and on our power – and duty – to bring a resolution.

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Statistics last updated March 26, 2020

Israeli and Palestinian Children Killed
September 29, 2000 - Present

134 Israeli children have been killed by Palestinians and 2,172 Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information)

Chart showing that approximately 12 times more Palestinian children have been killed than Israeli children

Israelis and Palestinians Killed
September 29, 2000 - Present

Chart showing that 6 times more Palestinians have been killed than Israelis.

1,270 Israelis and at least 10,001 Palestinians have been killed since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information)

Israelis and Palestinians Injured
September 29, 2000 - Present

11,895 Israelis and 95,299 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information.)

Chart showing that Palestinians are injured at least eight times more often than Israelis.

Israelis and Palestinians Killed
by Rocket Attacks and Airstrikes, September 29, 2000 - Present

Chart showing that Palestinians are killed by Israeli airstrikes 195 times more often than Israelis are killed by Palestinian rocket attacks.

30 Israelis were killed in Palestinian rocket attacks and over 4,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information.)

Daily U.S. Military Aid to Israel and the Palestinians
Fiscal Year 2018

During Fiscal Year 2018, the U.S. is providing Israel with at least $10.5 million per day in military aid and $0 in military aid to the Palestinians. (View Sources & More Information)

Chart showing that the United States gives Israel $10.5 million per day in military aid and no military aid to the Palestinians.

UN Resolutions Targeting Israel and the Palestinians
1955 - 1992

Chart showing that Israel has been targeted by 77 UN resolutions, while the Palestinians have been targeted by 1.

Israel has been targeted by at least 77 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by 1. (View Sources & More Information)

Current Number of Political Prisoners and Detainees

0 Israelis are being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 6,279 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel. (View Sources & More Information)

Chart showing that Israel is holding 6,700 Palestinians prisoner.

Demolitions of Israeli and Palestinian Homes
1967 - Present

Chart showing that more than 48,488 Palestinian homes have been demolished, compared to no Israeli homes.

0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and at least 48,488 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since 1967. (View Sources & More Information)

Israeli and Palestinian Unemployment Rates

The Israeli unemployment rate is 5%, while the Palestinian unemployment in the West Bank is 17.7% and 42% in Gaza. (View Sources & More Information)

Chart depicting the fact that the Palestinian unemployment is around 4 times the Israeli unemployment rate.

Current Illegal Settlements on the Other’s Land

Chart showing that Israel has 227 Jewish-only settlements on Palestinian land.

Israel currently has 261 Jewish-only settlements and ‘outposts’ built on confiscated Palestinian land. Palestinians do not have any settlements on Israeli land. (View Sources & More Information)

Senate Committee slips through $38 billion package to Israel

The Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill on May 21st to give Israel a minimum of $38 billion over the next ten years, despite ongoing devastation to the US economy. The bill was passed in a meeting closed to Senate live-streaming in a voice vote on a group of 15 items. There was no discussion or debate of the bill – the largest such package in US history – and its title was never said…

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Israel-Palestine: The Basics

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