If you go back to just 1948 the United Nations proposed a division and 2 states. the Jews accepted. the Arabs opposed and went to war.
Azzam Pasha, Secretary General of the Arab League, announced:
“This will be a war of extermination and a momentous massacre which will be spoken of like the Mongolian massacres and the Crusades.”Source:New York Times Jan 17, 1948;This was I will remind your listeners was 3 years after the end of the Holocaust.