Wednesday 23 August 2017

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Hebron Past and Present

The city of Hebron is located in the southern portion of Judea, 30 km south of Jerusalem. It is mentioned many times in the Tanach from Avraham’s purchase of the Cave of the Patriarchs (Mearat Hamachpelah) to King David’s royal […]

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Can Music be Evil?

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (1813 –1883) was a German composer, theater director, writer, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas. Unlike most opera

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Remembering Gush Katif

Gush Katif (literally Harvest Bloc) was a bloc of 17 Israeli settlements in the southern Gaza strip. In August 2005, the Israeli army physically

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Bedouin Scouts

The Bedouin are a part of a predominantly desert-dwelling Arabian ethnic group traditionally divided into tribes, or clans, The Arabic term badawī   which

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The Pharisees

The fast day on the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av (Tisha B'A)v is a day of mourning for the destruction of the Second Temple

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[VIDEO] Uprising – Movie on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Watch this movie as a testament to Boruch Spiegel, one of the last surviving fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising of 1943, who

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The Acre Prison Break

Under the British Mandate, the fortress built by the Ottomans in the early 1500's, served as a jail, where underground fighters were imprisoned and where eight Irgun fighters

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Founding Fathers of Zionism

Max Simon Nordau was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic.

He was a co-founder of the World Zionist Organization together with Theodor Herzl, and

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Peace in the Making

The peace treaty between Egypt and Israel was signed sixteen months after Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat's visit to Israel in 1977. The

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Celebrating Jerusalem!

See Historical Video Footage, with story of the fighters, from Jerusalem's 1967 Ammuntion Hill Battle LEARN ABOUT JERUSALEM WITH THESE SPECIAL JERUSALEM BOOKS: Golden

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