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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The White House - "On December 6th, 2017, at my direction,...
"On December 6th, 2017, at my direction, the United States finally and officially recognized Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. Today we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy.....
Ancient lost city of King David is uncovered near Jerusalem and expert says it proves the Bible is accurate
A LOST city that appeared in the Bible has been found near Jerusalem, experts say. Historians believe they have uncovered a building belonging to the ancient settlement, which is linked to King Dav…
J Street: The Political Home for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans
Questions and answers about a complex topic.
Benjamin Netanyahu: About time US recognized Jerusalem as capital
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and whether other countries will do the same.
'We will remember this’: US slams UN Jerusalem vote
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, speaks at an emergency session of the general assembly ahead of a vote criticising Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Haley war...
Future of Jerusalem: UN rejects Trump's decision on Jerusalem
The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution against the US' decision to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem. 128 countries voted in favor of declaring the move to have no legal effect over on th...
Turkey will open embassy in east Jerusalem: Erdoğan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said his nation plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem, a move that follows the United States’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of I...
When President Donald J. Trump announced... - Daniel Scavino Jr.
When President Donald J. Trump announced that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he fulfilled another campaign promise, in addition to those that go back 25 years.....
President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
WATCH: President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital as he ordered the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
30 YEARS AGO, A DIVER DISCOVERED SOMETHING THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF HUMAN HISTORY
Though it’s only about the size of New Jersey, Israel is rich with history and religious significance. It’s so historically significant, in fact, that several of its wonders are still being discovered...
The Mystery of Atlit Yam, the 9,000-Year-Old Well-preserved Underground City
Not far off the coast of the village of Atlit in the Mediterranean Sea, near Haifa, lies the submerged ruins of the ancient Neolithic site of Atlit Yam. The prehistoric settlement, which dates back t...
Tonight, an Arab Terrorist slaughtered Jews
Tonight, an Arab Terrorist slaughtered Jews. We will not be silent. Share this. Show the world.
Israel accused of spying on U.S.-led talks
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resisted the Middle East peace process, his relationship with President Obama’s White House suffered. When Netanyahu took subtle steps to support Mitt Ro...
White House: Israel distorts U.S. position in Iran negotiations - Diplomacy and Defense
The White House slams what it calls a continued Israeli practice of 'cherry-picking' and leaking information out of context.
Benjamin Netanyahu Speech to Congress 2015
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel used one of the most prominent platforms in the world on Tuesday to warn against what he called a “bad deal” being negotiated with Iran to freeze its nuclea...
History of Palestine
The history of Palestine is the study of the past in the region of Palestine, generally defined as a geographic region in Western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, and various a...
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History of ancient Israel and Judah
Israel and Judah were related Iron Age kingdoms of the ancient Levant. The Kingdom of Israel emerged as an important local power by the 9th century BCE before falling to the Neo-Assyrian Empire in 722...
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Jewish history
Jewish history (or the history of the Jewish people) is the history of the Jews, and their religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and cultures. Although Jud...
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Judaism
Judaism (from the Latin: Iudaismus, derived from the Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, and ultimately from the Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew: יהדות, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Jud...
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Land of Israel
The Land of Israel (Hebrew: אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל ʼÉreṣ Yiśrāʼēl, Eretz Yisrael) is one of several names for an area of indefinite geographical extension in the Southern Levant. Related biblical, religiou...
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Assyrian captivity of Israel
The Assyrian captivity (or Assyrian exile) is the period in Jewish history during which a number of Jews of the ancient Kingdom of Israel were captives in Assyria. The Northern Kingdom of Israel was c...
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Ten Lost Tribes
The ten lost tribes refers to the ten of the twelve tribes of ancient Israel that were said to have been deported from the Kingdom of Israel after it was conquered by the Neo-Assyrian Empire in about ...
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Babylonian captivity
The Babylonian captivity (or Babylonian exile) is the period in Jewish history during which a number of Jews of the ancient Kingdom of Judah were captives in Babylonia. After the Battle of Carchemish ...
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History of Jerusalem
During its long history, Jerusalem has been destroyed twice, besieged 23 times, attacked 52 times, and captured and recaptured 44 times. The oldest part of the city was settled in the 4th millennium B...
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Solomon's Temple
According to the Bible, Solomon's Temple, also known as the First Temple, was the Holy Temple (Hebrew: בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ‎: Bet HaMikdash) in ancient Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount (also known a...
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Second Temple
The Second Temple was an important Jewish Holy Temple (Hebrew: בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ הַשֵּׁנִי‎, Bet HaMikdash HaSheni; Arabic: بيت القدس‎: Beit al-Quds) which stood on the Temple Mount i...
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Alexander the Great
Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, Aléxandros ho Mégas from the Greek: ἀλέξω alexo "to defend, hel...
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Ptolemaic dynasty
The Ptolemaic dynasty /ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɨk/ (Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖοι, Ptolemaioi), sometimes also known as the Lagids /ˈlædʒɨdz/ or Lagidae /ˈlædʒɨˌdiː/ (Ancient Greek: Λαγίδαι, Lagidai, after La...
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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....
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