Time periods in the region of Palestine
Time periods in the region of Palestine summarizes the major time periods in the history of the region of Palestine/Land of Israel, and notes the major events in each time period.
Time periods in the region of Palestine - 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.
Timeline of Jerusalem
This is a timeline of major events in the History of Jerusalem; a city that had been fought over sixteen times in its history. During its long history, Jerusalem has been destroyed twice, besieged 23...
Timeline of Jerusalem - 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 ...
History of Israel - Wikipedia
Capernaum
Capernaum (/kəˈpɜrniəm/ kə-PUR-nee-əm; Hebrew: כְּפַר נַחוּם, Kfar Nahum, "Nahum's village") was a fishing village in the time of the Hasmoneans. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. I...
Capernaum - 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
Palestinian synagogues
Ancient synagogues in Palestine refers to synagogues built by the Jewish community in Palestine from antiquity to the early Middle Ages.
Most of the synagogues unearthed in archaeological excavat...
Palestinian synagogues - 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
Tuvia Grossman
Tuvia Grossman is an American-Israeli man who was wrongly identified as a Palestinian when the caption of an Associated Press photograph of an Israeli police officer defending him from a violent Arab ...
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
Fifth Aliyah
The Fifth Aliyah refers to the fifth wave of the Jewish immigration to Palestine from Europe and Asia between the years 1929 and 1939, with the arrival of 225,000 to 300,000 Jews. The Fifth immigratio...
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...
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
Quneitra
Quneitra (also Al Qunaytirah, Qunaitira, or Kuneitra; Arabic: القنيطرة‎ al-Qunayṭrah) is the largely destroyed and abandoned capital of the Quneitra Governorate in south-western Syria. It i...
Quneitra - 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
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...
Smith's Gazelle
Smith’s Gazelle is an adventure story by Lionel Davidson.
An old Bedouin and two boys, one Jewish and the other Arab, have a miraculous adventure in the Israeli desert during the Six-Day War.
Smith's Gazelle - Wikipedia
Tzippori Synagogue
The Tzippori Synagogue (Sepphoris Synagogue,) is an ancient synagogue in Tzippori, an ancient town in Israel that is now a national archaeological park.
The synagogue was built in the late fifth...
Tzippori Synagogue - Wikipedia
Austerity in Israel
From 1949 to 1959, the state of Israel was, to a varying extent, under a regime of austerity (Hebrew: צנע‎, Tzena), during which rationing and similar measures were enforced.
Soon after esta...
Austerity in Israel - Wikipedia
Tel Tzora
Tel Tzora, (Hebrew: תל צרעה‎), is a tell and Israeli archaeological site near the modern-day kibbutz of the same name. It is a well-known tourist attraction regarded by many as the location of S...
Pre-Zionist Aliyah
From the time of Jewish exile during Roman Rule in Eretz Israel in 70 A.D, throughout 2,000 years of dispersion, many Jews aspired to return to their ancestral homeland. They immigrated as singles, in...