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 the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula
The history of the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula reaches back to Biblical times. The Arabian Peninsula is defined as including parts of Iraq and Jordan geographically. Politically, the following count...
History of the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula - Wikipedia
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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Sammy Ofer
Sammy Ofer (born Samuel Herskovich; 22 February 1922 – 3 June 2011) was an Israeli shipping magnate and philanthropist. He was one of the wealthiest men in Israel.
He was born in 1922 in Galați, R...
Solomon Adeni
Solomon ben Joshua Adeni (Hebrew: שלמה בן יהושע) or Shelomo bar Joshua Adeni (1567-1625) was a Mizrahi Jewish author and Talmudist, who lived during the first half of the 17th century at Sana'a and A...
Baqashot
The Baqashot (or "bakashot", שירת הבקשות) are a collection of supplications, songs, and prayers that have been sung by the Sephardic Aleppian Jewish community and other congregations for centuries eac...
Moses Hamon
Moses Hamon (Granada, c. 1490 – 1567) (Amon) was the son of Joseph Hamon, born in Spain. Going with his father to Constantinople, he became physician to Sultan Sulaiman I. This "famous prince an...
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
Leontopolis
Leontopolis (Greek: Λεόντων πόλις ) or Leonto (Λεοντώ) or Latin: Leontos Oppidum or Egyptian: Taremu ("Land of Fish"), was an Ancient Egyptian city that is known as Tell el-Muqdam today.
The city ...
Yemenite Jews
Yemenite Jews (Hebrew: יהודי תימן‎ Yehudei teiman; Arabic: اليهود اليمنيين‎) are those Jews who live, or lived, in Yemen. The term may also refer to the descendants of the Yemenite Jew...
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Zerahiah the Greek
Rabbi Zerachiah the Greek (in Hebrew, Zerachiah ha-Yavani or ha-Yewani; sometimes known by the acronymistic nickname "Ra'Za'H") was a Greek-Jewish ethicist who resided in the Byzantine Empire in the t...
History of the Jews in Kuwait
The history of the Jews in Kuwait is connected to the history of the Jews in Iraq.
The noted British businessman Naim Dangoor is an Iraqi Jewish exile in his 90s whose grandfather was the chief r...
History of the Jews in Kuwait - Wikipedia
Levi Eshkol
 Levi Eshkol  (Hebrew: לֵוִי אֶשְׁכּוֹל; born Levi Shkolnik (Hebrew: לֵוִי שׁקוֹלנִיק) 25 October 1895 – 26 February 1969) served as the third Prime Minister of Israel from 1963 until his de...
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Tribe of Zebulun
According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Zebulun (alternatively rendered as Zabulon, Zabulin, Zabulun, Zebulon; Hebrew: זְבוּלֻן,  Zevulun,  Zəḇûlūn ; "dwelling; habitation; home...
Sabbatai Zevi
Sabbatai Zevi (שַׁבְּתַי צְבִי Shabbetai Tzvi, other spellings include Sabbatai Ẓevi, Shabbetai Ẓevi, Sabbatai Sevi, and Sabetay Sevi in Turkish) (August 1, 1626 – c. September 17, 1676) was a Sephard...
Sabbatai Zevi - Wikipedia
Ma'abarot
The Ma'abarot (Hebrew: מַעְבָּרוֹת plural) were refugee absorption camps in Israel in the 1950s. The Ma'abarot were meant to provide accommodation for the large influx of Jewish refugees and new Olim ...
Ma'abarot - Wikipedia
1947 Aden pogrom
The 1947 Aden riots was one of the most violent attacks on Mizrahi Jewish communities in the Middle East in modern times, resulting in at least 82 Jews murdered and a wide scale devastation of the loc...
History of the Jews in Iraq
The Jews in Iraq (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים, Babylonian Jews, Yehudim Bavlim, Arabic: يهود العراق‎ Yahūd al-ʿIrāq) is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 586 BC. Iraqi ...
History of the Jews in Iraq - Wikipedia