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  • 722 Bce The Kingdom Of Israel
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    The Hebrews started out enslaved by the Egyptians until they were freed by Moses around 1250 BC. Then the Exodus began from Egypt to the promised land. Moses led the Hebrews to Mt. Sinai to await the word of the lord. Moses dies and his successor Joshua, son of Nun, comes to bring his people to attack east of the Jordan river in Jericho against the Canaanites. Next, was the conquest of Hazor, one of the strongest towns in Canaan the Isreal ites took over Hazor and the most Canaanite empire. Befo...
  • King Ahasuerus And Haman
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    Esther, the Jew's Shining Star However you wish to say it, Hadassah (Hebrew), Ester (Persian for star), Hester (Latin), or the Greek Esther, one thing remains the same, Esther is the shining star for the Jewish people during the reign of King Ahasuerus in Persia. The book of Esther is found in the Old Testament. It explains how, through Esther, God protected the Jewish from Haman's plot to murder all Jews, young, old, women and children. The book begins during the reign of King Ahasuerus. During...
  • Presence Of King Xerxes
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    Esther By the accident of her beauty and the accident of the former queens dismissal, Esther found herself queen of one of the largest powers in the entire world. Then, when all seemed to be going fairly well, her crucial moment to stand for what she believed in came. This is the story of Esther. King Xerxes ruled over many provinces stretching from India to Cush. He owned huge amounts of gold and silver riches and a palace of great size. Three years into his reign, he gave a banquet for the off...
  • Mordecai And The King
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    Introduction: There are many fascinating stories to choose from in the Bible but there was one that caught my attention as I was flipping through deciding what I should do my paper about. It was the story of Esther. I picked this story because, to me, it shows perseverance and strength through adversity and persecution. Chapter I: Esther becomes Queen The story starts with the king banishing, Vashti, his former wife, from the kingdom and ordering a decree for all the eligible young ladies to app...
  • Jews Protection From Their Non Jewish Neighbors
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    The first Jews that settled in Ashkenaz developed their communities based on internal and external factors. Their communities were developed on extremely different ideas than those of the communities in Spain. The most popular external factor that lead to the formation of a community in Ashkenaz was the establishment of charters. These charters granted by the king / bishops offered many enticing privileges to the Jews if in return they settled in the countries of Ashkenaz. The kings / bishops in...

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