A Wine-Oasis in the Israeli Negev Desert
Pop open a bottle from one of these Israeli desert wineries and you will taste and feel something truly special. The desert breeze...the warm sun by day and ...
Judea - Hadrian in Judea - Hadrian - BBC
In this amazing BBC documentary, historian Dan Snow explains how the Jewish people attempted to rise against Roman Emperor Hadrian, with bloody battles follo...
Judean Desert - Flying over the desert
Sunrise photos of Masada, the Dead Sea, and return over Jerusalem and the Temple of the Rock.
Judea
35°18′23″E / 31.69889°N 35.30639°E / 31.69889; 35.30639Judea or Judæa (/dʒuːˈdiː.ə/; from Hebrew: יהודה‎, Yəhuda Yəhûḏāh, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: IVDÆA...
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Negev
The Negev (Hebrew: הַנֶּגֶב, Tiberian vocalization: han-Néḡeḇ , Arabic: على النقب‎ an-Naqab) is a desert and semidesert region of southern Israel. The region's largest city and admin...
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Septuagint
The Septuagint /ˈsɛptjuːəˌdʒɪnt/, /ˈsɛptuːəˌdʒɪnt/, /ˌsɛpˈtuːədʒɪnt/, /ˈsɛptʃuːəˌdʒɪnt/, from the Latin word septuaginta (meaning seventy), is a translation of the Hebrew Bible and some related texts ...
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Herod the Great
Herod (/ˈhɛrəd/; Hebrew: הוֹרְדוֹס‎, Hordos, Greek: Ἡρῴδης, Hērōdēs; 74/73 BCE – 4 BCE), also known as Herod the Great and Herod I, was a Roman client king of Judea, referred to as the He...
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Judaean Desert
The Judaean Desert (Hebrew: מִדְבַּר יְהוּדָה‎ Midbar Yehuda, both Desert of Judah or Judaean Desert; Arabic: صحراء يهودا‎ Sahara Yahudan) is a desert in Israel and the West Bank t...
Judaean Desert - Wikipedia
Negev Bedouin
The Negev Bedouin (Arabic: بدو النقب‎, Badū an-Naqab; Hebrew: הבדואים בנגב‎ Habeduim Banegev) are traditionally pastoral nomadic Arab tribes living in the Negev region in Israel.From 1...
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Siege of Masada
The siege of Masada was one of the final events in the First Jewish–Roman War, occurring from 73 to 74 CE on a large hilltop in current-day Israel. The siege was chronicled by Flavius Josephus, a Jewi...
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Siege of Jerusalem (587 BC)
In 589 BC, Nebuchadnezzar II laid siege to Jerusalem, culminating in the destruction of the city and its temple in 587 BC.
Following the siege of 597 BC, Nebuchadnezzar installed Zedekiah as tribu...
Siege of Jerusalem (587 BC) - Wikipedia
11 points in the Negev
11 points in the Negev (Hebrew: 11 הנקודות‎, 11 HaNekudot) refers to a Jewish Agency plan for establishing eleven settlements in the Negev in 1946, prior to the establishment of the State of Is...
11 points in the Negev - Wikipedia
Hasmonean dynasty
The Hasmonean dynasty (/ˌhæzməˈniːən/ ; Hebrew: חשמונאים‎, Ḥashmona'im) was the ruling dynasty of Judea and surrounding regions during Classical antiquity. Between c. 140 BC and c....
Hasmonean dynasty - Wikipedia
Second Temple period
The Second Temple period in Jewish history lasted between 530 BC and 70 AD, when the Second Temple of Jerusalem existed. The sects of Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, and Zealots were formed during thi...
Second Temple period - Wikipedia
Blueprint Negev
Blueprint Negev is a Jewish National Fund (JNF) project to construct new Jewish communities in the Negev region of Israel and boost Jewish settlement in the region.
The last large-scale developmen...
Blueprint Negev - Wikipedia
Judean Desert
The Judaean Desert (Hebrew: מִדְבַּר יְהוּדָה‎ Midbar Yehuda, both Desert of Judah or Judaean Desert; Arabic: صحراء يهودا‎ Sahara Yahudan) is a desert in Israel and the West Bank that ...
Judean Desert - Wikipedia
Liman irrigation system
A Liman (from Greek λΐμήν) in Israel is the name for an artificial earthen construction used to collect floodwater by damming a desert wadi. The runoff water is slowed down by the dam, thus flooding a...
Liman irrigation system - Wikipedia
Bedouin
The Bedouin (/ˈbɛdʉ.ɪn/, also Bedouins; from the Arabic badw بَدْو or badawiyyīn/badawiyyūn/"Al Buainain بَدَوِيُّون, plurals of badawī بَدَوِي) are an Arab ethnocultural group, descended from nomads ...
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Negev Mountains
Negev Mountains is a mountainous area in the north-western part of the Negev desert, in Israel. Mount Ramon is the summit of Negev Mountains and the highest point in southern Israel, reaching 1,037 me...
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Jesus
Jesus (/ˈdʒiːzəs/; Greek: Ἰησοῦς Iesous; 7–2 BC to 30–33 AD), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hol...
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Talmud
The Talmud (/ˈtɑːlmʊd, -məd, ˈtæl-/; Hebrew: תַּלְמוּד talmūd "instruction, learning", from a root lmd "teach, study") is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism. It is also traditionally referred to as Sh...
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Herodian kingdom
The Herodian kingdom of Israel was a client state of the Roman Republic from 37 BCE, when Herod the Great was appointed "King of the Jews" by the Roman Senate. When Herod died in 4 BCE, the kingdom wa...
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