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  • Holidays Exclusive To Israel
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    Israel By Josh Cohen The Official language for Israel is Hebrew. It is a very old language dating back over 5000 years. The version that is spoken today is different than the kinda of Hebrew written in the Old Testament. The version spoken today is commonly referred to as modern Hebrew. Since Israel is a Jewish state, naturally the main religion is going to be Judaism. There is also a lot of Muslims and Christians, but most of the people are Jewish. Many of the Jewish Holiday are also national h...
  • Holy Name Of God
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    Judaism 1 A nation of Priests, Prophets, and Kings. While the Jews were still trying to find the holy land, the brother of Moses, Aaron, established a priesthood. They build the tabernacle, a large tent, it became the center for Jewish worship. In 1077 B.C. a member of the tribe of Judah, David, became King of the Israelites. He firmly established kingship and priesthood in the nation's capital of Jerusalem. Solomon, David's son, built a large temple in Jerusalem. The messiah would come from Dav...
  • Israel And Palestine
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    These words could have come out of the mouth of a Christian, Muslim, or a Jew because Jerusalem is the center of all three of the religion. This piece of land is sacred to Christians, Muslims, and Jews. There is a lot of violence going on between Israel and Palestine over this land. According to my research, it all started on September 26 2000. This started because Palestine wanted Jerusalem to be in control of an Islamic government, on the other hand Israel wanted it to be under Jewish command....
  • Israel And The Jews
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    Israel is a small country in southwestern Asia that was founded in 1948 as a sanctuary for Jews from all parts of the world. Israel lies along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea and is bordered by Syria and Lebanon to the north, Egypt to the southwest, and Jordan to the east. Jerusalem is the capitol and the largest city in Israel. It is considered by many faiths to be the holiest city in the world. Israel and the Jews have been oppressed often and have numerously beaten the odds to get ...
  • Jewish Community In The Land
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    Long ago, a great controversy arose between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel believed it should have the right to the Holy Land; including the city of Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. At the same time, the Palestinians believed that they had the same rights. That controversy still exists today, and at nearly the same intensity. The ambassador to the United Nations has asked me to prepare a proposal to some of the problems in the Golan Heights, Gaza Strip, West ...
  • Eichmann During The War
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    Adolf Eichmann was a high-ranking SS officer who played a central role in the planning and implementation of the persecution of Jews in Germany, Poland, Hungary and several other countries before and during World War II. At the end of the war he escaped to Argentina where he lived and worked under an alias until May, 1960, when he was kidnapped by Israeli agents. Argentina complained to the Security Council about this clear violation of Argentine sovereignty. The Security Council, while making i...
  • Democracy In Israel And The Orthodox Jews
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    Religion and Politics in Israel Israel is confronted with the dilemma of how to exist as a pluralistic, and democratic state and at the same time retain its Jewish character. There seem to be a lot of back and forth bickering between the secular Jews and the ultra-orthodox or more conservative Jews as to how the law and religion shall meet or in fact be separate. One of the first things to look into should be the law of Israel that is outlined in the ministry of foreign affairs web site for Isra...
  • Important In Desta's Journey To Israel
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    Lorenzo NourafchanEnglishJune 3, 2001 The Return Essay The novel The Return, written by Sonia Levit in, is a fascinating novel written to show the oppression that Ethiopian Jews suffer. The Return is about a young Ethiopian Jewish woman named Desta, who, with her immediate family, travels to Israel for freedom. During this journey, her brother Joas is shot and dies, she has difficulty finding the group she is supposed to walk with, and she has to stay in a refugee camp for a short period of time...
  • Thousands Of Immigrants From Yemen
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    Operation Magic Carpet May 5, 1998 In the 1950's, Yemenite emigrated from Yemen to Israel. Their lives had changed in Israel in many ways. They were forced to change many habits and also live in a different way from what they were accustomed to. The Jews of Yemen trace their roots back to biblical times, and they were first recorded in the 3rd century C.E. Later on, in the early 1900's and mid 1800's there started to be a lot of restrictions. These included laws forbidding Jews from riding anima...
  • People Of Israel And Palestine
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    Terrorist actions, what exactly are they? Well just imagine yourself in a place where bombs can turn up in the strangest of places like inside a watermelon on the seat of a bus or inside a drink bottle being hurled at a pub. Malls getting bombed everyday and having to keep your child inside at all times because it seems to be the safest places, but it can still be bombed as well. This may not be an everyday thing in the United States but lately they happen to the people of Israel and Palestine a...
  • Jewish People After The War
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    The Jews are a people with a multitude of dilemmas. From the Israelite tribes to the prosperous modern day Israel, bigotry towards the Jews has been greatly evident. The Jewish race has acted as Escape Goat for many crisis throughout history including the black plaque which swept across Europe in the 14th century. The establishment of Israel was a great incident was something the Jewish people were striving to obtain for generations. This, however, led to four major conflicts between Israel and ...
  • Killing Of Jews
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    The Jews Before 1935 The Jews are descendants of Abraham. It is said that whoever is a descendant of Abraham was blessed. The Jews were first started in Canaan a long time ago. They lived there for a while, but famine and drought came so they had to move to Egypt. They lived in Egypt in peace for a while but they were soon enslaved by the Egyptians. They were forced to make many of Egypt's great monuments and pyramids. Moses led them out of Egypt back into Canaan where many of the people broke u...
  • Jews Right To Israel
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    The tell 1964 AD: Archeologists that are getting workers to do some digging for Jewish treasures like the mono rah in the 'fertile crescent' = Israel. They are in opposition on the ways of the jews, CULLINANE (Irishman) is introduced as main archeologist, in favor of equality, ELIAV thinks women aren't equal and they like it that way. The big find is the CANDLESTICK OF DEATH, nations fight over who gets it, tourist attraction. They integrate the different stories with this quote: 'The Hoopoe bir...
  • Illegal Movement Of Jews Into Israel
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    Historical fiction is a type of genre that helps paint a more captivating and colourful picture of the past. It combines fact and fiction as it presents mostly fabricated characters set in a definite period of history. Ship of the Hunted, by Yehuda Elberg, defines this genre as it entwines the lives of a fictional family with historical facts and elements such as life in the Warsaw ghetto, hiding to survive, and the Brichah movement of Jews out of Poland. History has recorded that over half a mi...
  • Uriss Jewish Background
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    Leon Uriss Jewish background deeply affected his writing and his writing style. This paper will present a detailed biography to enable the reader to understand better the perspective of this tremendous author. This paper will discuss Uriss worldview so that the reader will know how and why this extraordinary author had a colossal impact not only on the Jewish community, but also on the wider world community. Uriss writing and writing style link directly to his background and important events in ...
  • Jews And Arabs
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    It was the middle of the night when I first heard the alarm. I woke up to my mother's Shouting at us to get our gas masks and run down to the shelter. My heart started Pounding as if it was going to burst out of my chest. I grabbed my mask Quickly and headed, still in my pajamas, downstairs. I was only twelve when the war in the Persian Gulf began. Growing up in Israel, I did not Fully understand the difficult situation our country was handling. I studied at school the Short and brave history of...

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