Islam and Judaism
Islamic–Jewish relations started in the 7th century CE with the origin and spread of Islam in the Arabian peninsula. The two religions share similar values, guidelines, and principles. Islam also inc...
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Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
2 Suspects Dead After Gunfire Outside Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit
GARLAND, Texas — Two suspects were killed after they opened fire Sunday in a parking lot outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, authorities said. Garland's city ...
Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
History of the Levant
Heritage of Palestine (Ancient Period)
Muhammad
THE COMPLETE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD ( SAW). A MUST WATCH DOCUMENTARY FOR MUSLIMS AND VERY INFORMATIVE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONVERTED OR PLANNING TO CONVERT ...
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THE COMPLETE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD ( SAW). A MUST WATCH DOCUMENTARY FOR MUSLIMS AND VERY INFORMATIVE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONVERTED OR PLANNING TO CONVERT ...
History of the Levant
The Levant is a geographical term that refers to a large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesop...
Abraham
Abraham (/ˈeɪbrəˌhæm, -həm/ (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם‎,  listen )), originally Abram, is the first of the three biblical patriarchs. His story, told in chapters 11 through 25 of the Book of G...
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Muhammad
Muhammad (Arabic: محمد‎; c. 570 – 8 June 632), full name Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāshim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب اب...
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History of the Jews under Muslim rule
By the time of the Muslim conquests of the 7th century, ancient Jewish communities had existed in many parts of the Middle East and North Africa since Antiquity. Jews under Islamic rule were given the...
History of the Jews under Muslim rule - Wikipedia
People of the Book
People of the Book (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) are the Jews and Christians.In Islam, the Muslim scripture, the Qur'an, is taken to represent the completion of these scriptures, and ...
Biblical narratives and the Qur'an
The Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam, contains references to more than fifty people and events also found in the Bible. While the stories told in each book are generally comparable in most ...
Biblical narratives and the Qur'an - Wikipedia
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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Five Pillars of Islam
The Five Pillars of Islam (arkān al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are the foundation...
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Judeo-Islamic philosophies (800 - 1400)
This article covers the influence of Jewish and Islamic philosophy on each other, focusing especially on the period from 800–1400 CE.
A century after the Qur'an was revealed, numerous religious sc...
Jewish philosophy
Jewish philosophy (Hebrew: פילוסופיה יהודית‎; Arabic: الفلسفة اليهودية‎; Yiddish: ייִדיש פֿילאָסאָפֿיע) includes all philosophy carried out by Jews, or in relation to the religion ...
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Early Islamic philosophy
Early Islamic philosophy or classical Islamic philosophy is a period of intense philosophical development beginning in the 2nd century AH of the Islamic calendar (early 9th century CE) and lasting unt...
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Maimonides
Mosheh ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן-מימון‎), or Mūsā ibn Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎), acronymed RaMBaM (Hebrew: רמב"ם‎ – for "Rabbeinu Mosheh Ben Maimon", "Our Rabbi/Teacher Mo...
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Splitting of the moon
The splitting of the moon (Arabic: انشقاق القمر‎) was a miracle attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad, derived from the Qur'anic verse 54:1-2, and mentioned by Muslim traditions such as...
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Inclusio
In biblical studies, inclusio is a literary device based on a concentric principle, also known as bracketing or an envelope structure, which consists of creating a frame by placing similar material at...
Naamah (wife of Solomon)
Naamah ("agreeable") was an ancient queen, wife of King Solomon and mother of his heir Rehoboam, according to both 1 Kings 14:21-31, and 2 Chronicles 12:13 in the Hebrew Bible. She was an Am...
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Leviathan
Leviathan (/lɨˈvaɪ.əθən/; Hebrew: לִוְיָתָן,  Livyatan,  Liwyāṯān ; "twisted, coiled") is a sea monster referenced in the Tanakh, or the Old Testament. The word has become synonymou...
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Old City (Jerusalem)
The Old City (Hebrew: העיר העתיקה‎, Ha'Ir Ha'Atiqah, Arabic: البلدة القديمة‎, al-Balda al-Qadimah, Armenian: Երուսաղեմի հին քաղաք, Yerusaghemi hin k'aghak' ) is a 0.9 square kilome...
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Federation of Arab Trade Unions and Labor Societies
FATULS, the Federation of Arab Trade Unions and Labor Societies (Ittihad al-Niqabat wa'l-Jam'iyyat al-'Arabiyya, later known as the Arab Workers' Congress) was formed by Marxist activists led by Bulus...
The Promise (2010 play)
The Promise is a 2010 play by Ben Brown. It premiered from 17 February to 20 March 2010 at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond-upon-Thames. It is set early in World War I and deals with the lead-up to...
Raid of Sa'd ibn Zaid al-Ashhali
Raid of Sa'd ibn Zaid al-Ashhali, took place in January 630 AD, 8AH, 9th month, of the Islamic Calendar, in the vicinity of al-Mushallal. Sa'd ibn Zaid al-Ashhali was sent to demolish the idols worshi...
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Palestinian casualties of war
Casualties suffered by Palestinians in war:Note: Article is not comprehensive. Some records of Palestinian casualties are under dispute.The criteria used for this article: Casualties inflicted by war ...
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Ahaziah of Israel
Ahaziah or Ochozias (אחזיהו) (Israel, c. 870 BC — c. 850 BC) was king of Israel and the son of Ahab and Jezebel.William F. Albright has dated his reign to 850-849 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers t...
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Canaan Dog
Canaan dog, (Hebrew: כלב כנעני‎, Kelev Kna'ani; Arabic: كلب كنعاني‎, Kaleb Kna'ani) is a breed of pariah dog, and has been part of the Middle Eastern landscape for thousands of years. ...
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