Pessimistic, one-sided, full of my own bias, will convince no-one not already convinced... Image from schoolshistory.org.uk (out of copyright).
Image source is Wikipedia and it is out of copyright. (I've been to Israel, and I doubt anything much has changed in 20 years)
Difficult to write at the moment... anyway thanks to John Wilks for providing the spur to write this, which is at least something... Image authors own created from PD imagery.