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...
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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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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...
Yemenite Jews in Israel
Yemenite Jews in Israel, living within the state of Israel and numbering around 350,000. Between June 1949 and September 1950, the overwhelming majority of Yemen's Jewish population was transported to...
Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יצחק רבין‎; [jitsˈχak ʁaˈbin]; 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two ter...
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Tomb of the Prophets Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi
The Tomb of the Prophets Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (Arabic: Qubur el Anbia) is located on the upper slope of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem. According to Jewish and Christian tradition, the cataco...
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History of the Jews in Morocco
Moroccan Jews constitute an ancient community. Before the founding of Israel in 1948, there were about 250,000 to 350,000 Jews in the country, which gave Morocco the largest Jewish community in the Mu...
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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...
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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...
Dura-Europos synagogue
The Dura-Europos synagogue (or "Dura Europas", "Dura Europos" etc.) is an ancient synagogue uncovered at Dura-Europos, Syria, in 1932. The last phase of construction was dated by an Aramaic inscriptio...
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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...
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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 ...
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Isaac Sasson
Isaac Sasson (Arabic: إسحق ساسون‎) was a leader of the Lebanese Jewish community, who was taken at gunpoint March 31, 1985, on his way from the Beirut International Airport, after a trip to ...
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 ...
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