It's fashionable to call Israel an occupying power. What did Israel occupy prior to 1967? Nothing! Then Egypt and Syria waged war, on Israel( Nasser lied to King Hossein of Jordan that the Egyptians are on their way to Tel Aviv)which prompted Hossein to enter the war and lose the west bank in spite of warnings by Israel to Hossein through the UN not to enter the war. Of course Syria lost the Golan. Israel then pleaded with the Arabs to live peacefully and was ready to give all the lands back. Refer to Aba Eban's speech to the UN in July of 1967. The Arabs responded as follows: "No Peace, No recognition. I still cringe when I remember Nasser exhorting his army on the radio in 1967 to kill all the Jewish men and keep the women. I heard it first hand, in Arabic, no translation needed. I speak Arabic.
French tourist arrested for waving Israeli flag on Temple Mount (Haaretz)