The Suez Crisis
The Suez Crisis, also named the Tripartite Aggression, was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by Britain and France. The aims were to regain Western control of the Suez Canal and to...
The Suez Crisis - 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.
4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
Why Do Couples Exchange Rings With Vows? The Elusive Ancient Origins Of Wedding Rings
The image of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony is instantly recognizable, and is held as an ancient tradition. A ring on a certain finger indicates that the wearer is married, but ma...
Ben Carson: Archaeologists Are Wrong, The Pyramids Were Built To Store Grain
GOP frontrunner Ben Carson, in a 1998 commencement address, floated his own personal theory that the pyramids in Egypt were built by Joseph -- the biblical patriarch known for his coat of many colors ...
History of Egypt
the wonderful history of all the time. the history of Egypt is the longest continuous history, as a unified state, of any country in the world. Ancient Egypt...
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 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
History of Egypt
The history of Egypt has been long and rich, due to the flow of the Nile river, with its fertile banks and delta. Its rich history also comes from its native inhabitants and outside influence. Much o...
History of Egypt - Wikipedia
Operation Musketeer (1956)
Operation Musketeer (French: Opération Mousquetaire) was the Anglo-French-Israeli plan for the invasion of Egypt to capture the Suez Canal during the Suez Crisis. Israel had the additional objecti...
Operation Musketeer (1956) - Wikipedia
Operation Telescope
Operation Telescope was the name given to a Franco-British operation during the 1956 Suez Crisis, consisting of a series of parachute drops launched by the British Parachute Brigade, in combination wi...
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
History of the Jews in Egypt
The historic core of the indigenous community consisted mainly of Arabic-speaking Rabbanites and Karaites. After their expulsion from Spain, more Sephardi and Karaite Jews began to emigrate to Egypt a...
History of the Jews in Egypt - Wikipedia
World Islamic Congress
The World Islamic Congress convened in Jerusalem from the 7 December until 1:30 p.m. on the 17 December 1931. It was attended by 130 delegates from 22 Muslim countries. The Congress called on Muslim s...
Perushim
The Perushim (Hebrew: פרושים‎) were disciples of the Vilna Gaon, Rabbi Elijah ben Solomon Zalman, who left Lithuania at the beginning of the 19th century to settle in the Land of Israel, then pa...
Perushim - 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
4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
Paul Friedmann
Paul Friedmann was a German philanthropist; born at Berlin in the middle of the nineteenth century. Friedmann was of Jewish descent, and is connected with the family of Moses Mendelssohn. Much distres...
Mossad LeAliyah Bet
The Mossad LeAliyah Bet (Hebrew: 'המוסד לעלייה ב‎, lit. Institution for Immigration B) was a branch of the Haganah in the British Mandate of Palestine, and later the State of Israel that operate...
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
Kfar Bar'am
Kfar Baram (Hebrew: כְּפַר בַּרְעָם), also Kafr Bir'im or Kafar Berem, is the site of an ancient Arab village in Northern Israel, 3 kilometers from the Lebanese border. The people of the village were ...
Kfar Bar'am - 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...
Community ransom
The Community ransom (Hebrew: Kofer HaYishuv; כופר הישוב), or "Yishuv ransom" was a tax imposed by the Jewish National Council in Mandatory Palestine to finance central security operations and increas...
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