Austerity in Israel
From 1949 to 1959, the state of Israel was, to a varying extent, under a regime of austerity (Hebrew: צנע‎, Tzena), during which rationing and similar measures were enforced.
Soon after esta...
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Shimon Peres, The Last Of Israel's Founding Fathers, Dies At 93
Former president and prime minister passes away in his sleep 2 weeks after suffering major stroke
Bible Scenes Uncovered In Ruins Of Ancient Synagogue
On a hill above the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, archaeologists have discovered one amazing floor mosaic after another.
History of Israel - Now and then
Mark Twain reported after a visit to Israel, check out what he has to say. Its truly fascinating to see Israel now and then. Enjoy! Holly.
History of Israel
The history of Israel encompasses the history of the modern State of Israel, as well as that of the Jews in the Land of Israel. The area of modern Israel is small, about the size of Wales or half the ...
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NAALE Program
The NA'ALE Program (Hebrew: נעל"ה‎) is a program sponsored by the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Sochnut (Jewish Agency for Israel) which allows Jewish teenagers from the diaspora to st...
Latrun
Latrun (Hebrew: לטרון‎, Latrun; Arabic: اللطرون‎, al-Latrun) is the place of a Trappist Monastery. It is located at a strategic hilltop in the Latrun salient in the Ayalon Valley. It o...
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Arthur Goldreich
Arthur Goldreich (1929 – 24 May 2011) was a South African-Israeli abstract painter and a key figure in the anti-apartheid movement in the country of his birth and a critic of the form of Zionism pract...
Rashidun Caliphate
The Rashidun Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة الراشدة‎ al-Khilāfah ar-Rāshidah, c. 632–661) is the collective term comprising the first four caliphs—the "Rightly Guided" or Rashidun caliphs (Arabi...
Shimon Peres, The Last Of Israel's Founding Fathers, Dies At 93
Former president and prime minister passes away in his sleep 2 weeks after suffering major stroke
Palestinian Patriarchate
The Palestinian Patriarchate was the governing legalistic body of Palestinian Jewry after the destruction of the Second Temple until about 425 CE.It was headed by the chief scholars of the great Pales...
Suba, Jerusalem
Suba (Arabic: صوبا‎) was a Palestinian Arab village west of Jerusalem that was depopulated and destroyed in 1948. The site of the village lies on the summit of a conical hill called Tel Tzov...
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Operation Egged
Operation Egged (Hebrew: מִבְצָע אֶגֶד), also known as the Kuntilla operation, was an Israeli military operation carried out on night of October 28–29, 1955 that targeted an Egyptian military post at ...
Rachel Corrie
Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) was an American peace activist and diarist. She was killed by an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) armored bulldozer in a combat zone in Rafah, in...
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Syro-Palestinian archaeology
Syro-Palestinian archaeology is a term used to refer to archaeological research conducted in the southern Levant. Palestinian archaeology is also commonly used in its stead, particularly when the area...
Syro-Palestinian archaeology - Wikipedia
2008 Israel-Hamas ceasefire
The 2008 Israel-Hamas ceasefire was an Egyptian-brokered six-month Tahdia (an Arabic term for a lull) "for the Gaza area", which went into effect between Hamas and Israel on 19 June 2008. According t...
2008 Israel-Hamas ceasefire - Wikipedia
Palestinian fedayeen
Palestinian fedayeen (from the Arabic fidā'ī, plural fidā'iyūn, فدائيون) are militants or guerrillas of a nationalist orientation from among the Palestinian people. Most Palestinians consider the feda...
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1949-1956 Palestinian exodus
The 1949–1956 Palestinian exodus was the continuation of the 1947-49 exodus of Palestinian Arabs from Israeli controlled territory after the signing of the ceasefire agreements. This period of the Exo...
1949-1956 Palestinian exodus - Wikipedia
Hamas-UNRWA Holocaust dispute
The Hamas–UNRWA Holocaust dispute erupted on 31 August 2009 following a perception in the Gaza Strip that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) planned to include a course on human right...
Jordan-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Israel Mixed Armistice Commission (HKJI MAC) was the United Nations organisation of observers which dealt with complaints from Jordan and Israel to maintain the fragile cea...
Jordan-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission - Wikipedia
Gar'in
Gar'in (Hebrew: גרעין‎, lit. Kernel) is a Hebrew term used for groups of people who moved together to Ottoman Palestine, British Palestine, and since 1948, Israel.
Since the beginning of the...
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Tel Dan Stele
The Tel Dan Stele is a broken stele (inscribed stone) discovered in 1993–94 during excavations at Tel Dan in northern Israel. It consists of several fragments making up part of a triumphal inscription...
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Auja al-Hafir
Auja al-Hafir, also Auja, was an ancient road junction close to water wells in the western Negev and eastern Sinai. It was the traditional grazing land of the 'Azazme tribe. The border crossing betw...
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Lachish
Tel Lachish (Hebrew: תל לכיש‎; Greek: Λαχις; Latin: Tel Lachis), also Tell ed-Duweir, is the site of an ancient Near East city, now an archaeological site and an Israeli national park. L...
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2010 Palestinian militancy campaign
The 2010 Palestinian militancy campaign was a coordinated effort by 13 Palestinian militant groups, led by Islamist group Hamas, to derail peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The...
2010 Palestinian militancy campaign - Wikipedia
United Nations Palestine Commission
The United Nations Palestine Commission was created by United Nations Resolution 181. It was responsible for implementing the UN Partition Plan of Palestine and acting as the Provisional Government of...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 265
United Nations Security Council Resolution 265, adopted on April 1, 1969, after reaffirming resolution 248, the Council condemned Israel's for its premeditated air attacks on Jordan villages in flagra...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 265 - Wikipedia
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood (Arabic: جماعة الاخوان المسلمين‎ gammāʿat al-ʾiḫwān/al-ikhwan/el-ekhwan al-muslimīn, [elʔexˈwæːn]) in Egypt is a Sunni Islamist religious, political, and social movem...
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United Nations Security Council Resolution 340
United Nations Security Council Resolution 340 was adopted on October 25, 1973, during the Yom Kippur War. It was passed after the Security Council was informed of the apparent failure of UNSCR 338 an...