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.
Lindo lamp
The Lindo lamp is a silver Chanukah menorah. It is the oldest known example of a Chanukah menorah made in Britain.
The lamp was created by London silversmith John Ruslen in 1709. It was commission...
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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
History of the Jews in Thailand
The history of the Jews in Thailand dates back to the 17th century, with the arrival of a few Baghdadi Jewish families, although the current community consists mainly of Ashkenazi descendants of refug...
Converso
A converso ([komˈberso]; [kõˈvɛɾsu]; Catalan: convers [kumˈbɛrs], [komˈvɛɾs]; "a convert", from Latin conversvs, "converted, turned around") and its feminine form conversa was a Jew or Muslim who ...
Rothschild family
The Rothschild family is a family descending from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a court Jew to the German Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel, in the Free City of Frankfurt, who established his banking business in...
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Early Christianity
Early Christianity is the period of Christianity preceding the First Council of Nicaea in 325. It is typically divided into the Apostolic Age and the Ante-Nicene Period (from the Apostolic Age until N...
Early Christianity - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in South Ossetia
Much of the early Jewish history in South Ossetia is similar to that of other Jewish communities in the Georgian region. At the same time, the South Ossetian capital, Tskhinvali was known for its siza...
History of the Jews in South Ossetia - Wikipedia
Theresienstadt concentration camp
14°10′1″E / 50.51333°N 14.16694°E / 50.51333; 14.16694Theresienstadt concentration camp, also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto, was established by the SS during World War ...
Theresienstadt concentration camp - Wikipedia
Cantonist
Cantonists (Russian language: Кантонисты) were underage sons of Russian conscripts who from 1721 were educated in special "canton schools" (Кантонистские школы) for future military service (the school...
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1994 AMIA bombing
The AMIA bombing was an attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA; Argentine Israelite Mutual Association) building. It occurred in Buenos Aires on July 18, 1994, killing 85 people and...
1994 AMIA bombing - 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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History of the Jews in Malta
The history of the Jews in Malta can be traced back to approximately 62 CE. Most contemporary Maltese Jews are Sephardic, however an Ashkenazic prayer book is used.
The first Jew known to have se...
History of the Jews in Malta - Wikipedia
Rav akçesi
Rav akçesi was a "rabbi tax" paid by Jewish communities in the Ottoman Empire. The origins of Rav akçesi are unclear; it has been suggested that it was one of two taxes imposed specifically on Jews, a...
Rav akçesi - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in Cuba
Jewish Cubans, Cuban Jews, or Cubans of Jewish heritage, have lived in the nation of Cuba for centuries. Some Cubans trace Jewish ancestry to Marranos (converts to Christianity) who came as colonists,...
Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia (Emilian: Rèz, Latin: Regium Lepidi) is a city in northern Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region. It has about 170,000 inhabitants and is the main comune (municipality) of the Prov...
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Bennett Arron
Bennett Arron is an award-winning Jewish and Welsh writer and stand-up comedian. In 1997 he was a finalist of the BBC New Comedy Awards, alongside Peter Kay. He is a past winner of the BBC Wales New W...
Pressburg Yeshiva (Austria-Hungary)
The Pressburg Yeshiva, was the largest and most influential Yeshiva in Central Europe in the 19th century. It was founded in the city of Pressburg, Austrian Empire (today Bratislava, Slovakia) by Rabb...
Pressburg Yeshiva (Austria-Hungary) - Wikipedia