Israeli right-wing politics
The politics of Israel is dominated by Zionist parties. They traditionally fall into three camps, the first two being the largest: Labor Zionism (social democrat), Revisionist Zionism (conservative) a...
Israeli right-wing politics - Wikipedia
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.
Prime Minister of Israel
The Prime Minister of Israel (Hebrew: רֹאשׁ הַמֶּמְשָׁלָה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. Head of the Government, Hebrew acronym: רה"מ) is the head of the Israeli government and the most powerful figure in Isr...
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 ...
History of Israel - Wikipedia
Israeli legislative election, 2009
Elections for the 18th Knesset were held in Israel on 10 February 2009. These elections became necessary due to the resignation of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as leader of the Kadima party, and the fai...
Israeli legislative election, 2009 - Wikipedia
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
Multinational Force and Observers
The Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) is an international peacekeeping force overseeing the terms of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. The MFO generally operates in and around the Sinai...
Multinational Force and Observers - Wikipedia
Suba, Jerusalem
Suba (Arabic: صوبا‎) was a Palestinian Arab village west of Jerusalem that was depopulated and destroyed in 1948. The site of the village lies on the summit of a conical hill called Tel Tzov...
Suba, Jerusalem - Wikipedia
Syro-Palestinian archaeology
Syro-Palestinian archaeology is a term used to refer to archaeological research conducted in the southern Levant. Palestinian archaeology is also commonly used in its stead, particularly when the area...
Syro-Palestinian archaeology - Wikipedia
2008 Israel-Hamas ceasefire
The 2008 Israel-Hamas ceasefire was an Egyptian-brokered six-month Tahdia (an Arabic term for a lull) "for the Gaza area", which went into effect between Hamas and Israel on 19 June 2008. According t...
2008 Israel-Hamas ceasefire - Wikipedia
Hamas-UNRWA Holocaust dispute
The Hamas–UNRWA Holocaust dispute erupted on 31 August 2009 following a perception in the Gaza Strip that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) planned to include a course on human right...
Jordan-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Israel Mixed Armistice Commission (HKJI MAC) was the United Nations organisation of observers which dealt with complaints from Jordan and Israel to maintain the fragile cea...
Jordan-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission - Wikipedia
Tel Dan Stele
The Tel Dan Stele is a broken stele (inscribed stone) discovered in 1993–94 during excavations at Tel Dan in northern Israel. It consists of several fragments making up part of a triumphal inscription...
Tel Dan Stele - Wikipedia
Auja al-Hafir
Auja al-Hafir, also Auja, was an ancient road junction close to water wells in the western Negev and eastern Sinai. It was the traditional grazing land of the 'Azazme tribe. The border crossing betw...
Auja al-Hafir - Wikipedia
Tel al-Zaatar massacre
The Tel al-Zaatar massacre (Arabic: مذبحة تل الزعتر‎) took place during the Lebanese Civil War on August 12, 1976. Tel al-Zaatar (The Hill of Thyme) was a UNRWA administered Palestinian Refu...
Tel al-Zaatar massacre - Wikipedia
Mitla Pass
The Mitla Pass (Arabic: ممر متلة‎, Hebrew: מיתלה‎) is a 32 km-long snaky pass in the Sinai of Egypt, wedged between mountain ranges to the north and south, located about 50 k...
Misgav Am hostage crisis
The Misgav Am hostage crisis, which began during the night of April 7, 1980, was a raid carried out by a squad of five Palestinian militants, belonging to the Iraqi-backed Arab Liberation Front milita...
Munhata
Munhata (Horvat Minha or Khirbet Munhata) is an archaeological site 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) south of Lake Tiberias, Israel on the north bank and near the outlet of Nahal Tavor (Tabor Stream) on a ...
Lachish
Tel Lachish (Hebrew: תל לכיש‎; Greek: Λαχις; Latin: Tel Lachis), also Tell ed-Duweir, is the site of an ancient Near East city, now an archaeological site and an Israeli national park. L...
Lachish - Wikipedia
2010 Palestinian militancy campaign
The 2010 Palestinian militancy campaign was a coordinated effort by 13 Palestinian militant groups, led by Islamist group Hamas, to derail peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The...
2010 Palestinian militancy campaign - Wikipedia
United Nations Palestine Commission
The United Nations Palestine Commission was created by United Nations Resolution 181. It was responsible for implementing the UN Partition Plan of Palestine and acting as the Provisional Government of...
Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries
The Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries or Jewish exodus from Arab countries (Hebrew: יציאת יהודים ממדינות ערב‎, Yetziat yehudim mi-medinot Arav; Arabic: هجرة اليهود من الدول العربي...
Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries - Wikipedia
Aliyah Bet
Aliyah Bet (Hebrew: 'עלייה ב‎, "Aliyah 'B'" – bet being the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet) was the code name given to illegal immigration by Jews to the British Mandate for Palestin...
Aliyah Bet - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 265
United Nations Security Council Resolution 265, adopted on April 1, 1969, after reaffirming resolution 248, the Council condemned Israel's for its premeditated air attacks on Jordan villages in flagra...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 265 - Wikipedia
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood (Arabic: جماعة الاخوان المسلمين‎ gammāʿat al-ʾiḫwān/al-ikhwan/el-ekhwan al-muslimīn, [elʔexˈwæːn]) in Egypt is a Sunni Islamist religious, political, and social movem...
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt - Wikipedia
Operation Olive Leaves
Operation Olive Leaves (Hebrew: מבצע עלי זית‎ Alei Zayit) also known as Operation Kinneret (the Israeli name for the Sea of Galilee) was an Israeli reprisal operation undertaken on December 10–1...
Operation Olive Leaves - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 340
United Nations Security Council Resolution 340 was adopted on October 25, 1973, during the Yom Kippur War. It was passed after the Security Council was informed of the apparent failure of UNSCR 338 an...