The term "Occupation" is used to refer to Israel’s military control of the West Bank
, East Jerusalem
and Gaza Strip
since the 1967 War
. It may also refer to Israel’s occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights
. Israel annexed the Golan Heights in 1981; however, international legal bodies do not recognize the annexation. For more about the legal apparatus that Israel use to uphold the occupation, see the 2011 documentary film "The Law in These Parts
" or read "How the Occupation Became Legal
," Eyal Press, The New York Review of Books, Jan 2011.