Citations with the tag: ISRAEL -- History
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- The Anti-Semite's Pointed Finger.
Wisse, Ruth R. // Commentary; Nov2010, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p24
The article examines the nature of anti-Semitism and reasons why hatred of Jews continues to exist. Focus is given to the political utility of anti-Semitism, particularly the use of misdirection and deception to redirect hostility. Responses to the Zionist movement of the late 19th and early...
- Considering customs: Palestinian people.
Wisse, Ruth R. // New Moon; Sep/Oct96, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p19
Looks at the history of Palestine and Israel, known as the `Holy Land'. Geographic information on the Holy Land; Independence of Israel and start of the Arab-Israeli wars; Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) historic signing of peace accord; Creation of organizations to address the rights...
- In brief.
Wisse, Ruth R. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 9/17/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 37, p28
Reports on developments in Israel, as of September 17, 1999. Includes signs of increasing economic activity in the country as indicated in macroeconomic data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics; Cabinet's approval of an amendment to the year 2000 budget; Parliament's approval of the...
- Global time line: The neighbors.
Rowell, Bear // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine; 06/05/98, Vol. 182 Issue 23, p14
Discusses the biblical story of the conquest of Canaan. Location of the promised land; Spring rains that nourished the land; Information on David as King of Israel.
- Where is Israel? Identities Beyond Geography.
Newman, David // Tikkun; Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p24
The article discusses issues related to Israel's geopolitical identity. Israel is in the Middle East. Over half of Israel's Jewish population came from Middle Eastern and Asian countries. On the other hand, Israel is just an extension of Europe to be in the Middle East. The expansion of the...
- Assyrian March Against Judah.
Stern, Philip // Military History; Oct2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p62
Blames the decision of Assyrian warrior king Sennacherib to strike a deal with besieged Jerusalem for the existence of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Hezekiah's neighbors that made submission to Sennacherib; What Sennacherib recorded when he attacked Judah; What that palace depicting the...
- Simply Speaking.
Simmons, Jimmie // Ellis County Press; 5/16/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p3
The article offers the author's insights on the removal of the 10 northern lost tribes of Israel away from their promised land, and asks people to reflect the wrong choices that these tribes have made.
- Foundation of the state of Israel.
Simmons, Jimmie // History Today; May98, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p33
Narrates how the state of Israel was founded on May 14, 1948. Opposition of the Arab League towards the creation of Israel; War with Egypt, Syria and Jordan.
- SOCIAL STUDIES.
Thomas, Dwain // School Library Journal; Nov89, Vol. 35 Issue 15, p64
Reviews the videocassette 'Israel -- Yesterday and Today' produced by Knowledge Unlimited.
- Historical background.
Thomas, Dwain // Israel Economic Studies; 2000, p102
Offers a glimpse at the history of Israel that can be used as a means for executives to appreciate its role in shaping the area's current potential for strategic investments. Social development of the country; Key historical events; How the government structure evolved; Key events in the...
- TRIUMPHALIST VERSUS ANTI-TRIUMPHALIST VERSIONS OF EARLY ISRAEL: A RESPONSE TO ARTICLES BY LEMCHE AND DEVER IN VOLUME 4 (1996).
Gottwald, Norman K. // Currents in Research: Biblical Studies; 1997, Vol. 5, p15
Comments on the articles by Niels Peter Lemche and William G. Dever about the triumphalist versus anti-triumphalist versions of early Israel. How the issues in reconstructing Israelite origins that Lemche and Dever jointly touch upon are presented; Shared understandings of Lemche and Dever on...
- CRIME AND LEGAL CONTROL.
Korn, Alina // British Journal of Criminology; Autumn2000, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p574
Studies crime and criminalization of the Israeli Arab population during the military government from 1948 to 1966. Major role of criminal law in creating crime and delinquency among Arabs; Relationship between crime, law and politics; Offenses that increased in number as a result of the...
- The Invention of �Ancient Palestinians:� Silencing of the History of Ancient Israel: Review Essay.
Fenton, Terry; Oded, Bustenay // Jewish History; Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p77
This article presents information about an essay on the discovery of ancient Palestinians and the history of Israel. The purpose of the essay is to explain how the Bible has been misunderstood as history and to read the Bible in a new way in order to present a clear and accurate idea of...
Fenton, Terry; Oded, Bustenay // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Israel; Sep2004, p3
Presents information on the history of Israel. Creation of the State of Israel in 1948; Invasion of the State of Israel by armies from neighboring Arab states; Background on the historic peace treaty signed by Israel with Jordan.
- The History of Ancient Israel and Judah.
Davies, Philip // Expository Times; Oct2007, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p15
Writing a 'history of Israel' is a task that is vastly different to writing history of modern events, yet this distinction is often not recognized. There are limitations in the written sources, the archaeological record is unable to locate a 'biblical Israel' in differentiation from the various...
- Introduction: The Importance of the Middle East.
Davies, Philip // Palestine Mandate & the Creation of Israel, 1920-1949; 2008, p6
An introduction to the book "Palestine Mandate & the Creation of Israel, 1920-1949," by Alan H. Luxenberg is presented.
- ISRAEL LAND OF UNLIMITED IMPOSSIBILITIES.
Tuchman, Barbara // Saturday Evening Post; 1/14/1967, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p30
Provides an overview of the status of the state of Israel as of January 1967. Description of the geographical location of Israel; Threat posed by it Arab neighbors; Existence of conflict between Oriental and European Israelis; Reason behind the emphasis of the Israeli government on education...
- TRAJECTORIES IN OLD TESTAMENT LITERATURE AND THE SOCIOLOGY OF ANCIENT ISRAEL.
Brueggemann, Walter // Journal of Biblical Literature; Jun79, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p161
Discusses the trajectories and sociological considerations in the old testament literature, by focusing on Israel's history. Periodization of Israel's history; Organizational and institutional changes in premonarchic Israel; Phase of Israel's traditions in conflict; Mosaic trajectory within the...
- Revenge for the IAF.
Rivers, B. // Journal of Electronic Defense; May2001, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p65
Reports on Israel's losses during the Yom Kippur War of 1973 due to the Soviet-made SA-6, a weapon in the Arab arsenal. Egypt's losses during the Six Day War; Reaction of the Israeli Air Force to the Arab weapon.
- Breve storia di Israele e Giuda. Dal XIII sec. a.C. al II sec. d.C.
Rivers, B. // Miscellanea Francescana; 2010, Vol. 110 Issue 3/4, p601
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- Israel's 50th anniversary gala in May brings no joy to...
Ruether, Rosemary Radford // National Catholic Reporter; 03/27/98, Vol. 34 Issue 21, p29
Discusses the consequences of the foundation of the State of Israel to the Palestinian people and features the conference sponsored in celebration of its foundation. Injustice experienced by Palestinians under the Jews; Details on conference sponsored by Sabeel; Speakers of the conference.
- THE STATUS AND RIGHT OF THE GEB�R�.
Ben-Barak, Zafrira // Journal of Biblical Literature; Spring91, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p23
Discusses the status and right of the gebira or queen mother in ancient Israel. Mother or wife of the reigning sovereign; Female ruler or governess; Mistress in relation to maidservant; Survival of the matriarchal period.
- THE ISRAELITES DEBATE THEIR OPTIONS AT THE SEA OF REEDS: LAB 10:3, ITS PARALLELS, AND PSEUDO-PHOLI'S IDEOLOGY AND BACKGROUND.
Olyan, Saul M. // Journal of Biblical Literature; Spring91, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p75
Focuses on Pseudo-Philo's 'Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum' concerning Israel at the Reed Sea. Comparison of Pseudo-Philo's story with its rabbinic and Samaritan parallels and with other stories in the Liber itself; Options considered by the Israelites which include suicide, going back to Egypt...
- How evangelicals became Israel's best friend.
Weber, Timothy P. // Christianity Today; 10/05/98, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p38
Examines the reason for the constant support of Christian evangelicals in the United States for Israel. Discussion on the eschatological and theological doctrines of the evangelicals; Belief of the evangelicals that God's prophecy for Israel and the Christian Churches will come true; Historical...
- The Education of a Queen.
Hyman, Frieda Clark // Judaism; Winter86, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p78
Focuses on the importance of story of 'Megillat Esther' on the history of Israel. Theme of the scroll; Character of the story; Details of the story.
Grossman, Laurie M. // Colors of Israel; 2002, p3
Israel is a country of ancient history and rich tradition. Three major religions, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, trace their beliefs back to Israel. Powerful nations have fought over this land for thousands of years. Israel has large deserts and many farming villages. But most Israelis live...
- Divided We Stand.
Horowitz, Craig // New York; 04/09/2001, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p78
Examines the possibility of dividing Jerusalem in line with the conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians. Discussion on the politics and social condition of the city; Demography of the residents of Israel; Proposal to forge a peace accord; Details on the historical and religious...
- We must talk about the two Jerusalems.
Jacobs, Jill // Washington Jewish Week; 6/2/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 22, p15
The author reflects on the celebration of the Jerusalem Day on June 1, 2011, which marks the 1967 military victory that resulted to Israel control of East Jerusalem.
- Historical summary.
Jacobs, Jill // Lantern; May91, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p14
Presents a historical reference of Israel with some parts recorded in the Bible. Patriarchs who lived in Israel; Exodus of Israelites from Egypt; Photographs of commemorative objects and places related to the history of Israel.
- Israel then & now.
McGeary, Johanna // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 5/4/1998, Issue 18, p30
Revisits the scenes of some photographs taken in Israel that marked memorable events. Katyusha rockets fired from Jordan that destroyed an Israeli school in 1970; Israelis demolish the home of a Palestinian activist in 1969; Tending the wounded in the Yom Kippur War in 1973; Photos of the same...
- Judaism in the Hebrew Bible? The Transition from Ancient Israelite Religion to Judaism.
Brettler, Marc Zvi // Catholic Biblical Quarterly; Jul99, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p429
Discusses the distinction between ancient Israel and Judaism. Importance of rituals such as Sabbath observance and circumcision in the establishment of Judaism; Background on the conquest of Alexander the Great; Continuity between pre-exilic and post-exilic religion of Israel; Complexity in...
- I am not an anti-Semite.
Hilsum, Lindsey // New Statesman; 5/13/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4587, p14
Contends that the argument that criticism of Israel is a form of racism is absurd and also dangerous. Examples of the rise in anti-Semitism across Europe; Reasons for the founding of the Jewish state; View that Israeli politicians are using anti-Semitism to create a collective guilt; Problems...
- THE JUST WAR IN ANCIENT ISRAEL.
Good, Robert M. // Journal of Biblical Literature; Sep85, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p385
Focuses on ancient Israel's juridical concept of war. Ethics of war in the Old Testament; War as a form of divine judgment; Indications of a stronger vision of the relationship between war and divine judgment.
- Happy Returns.
Peretz, Martin // New Republic; 6/11/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 10, p13
The author celebrates the 60th anniversary of the nation of Israel. He finds it remarkable in several aspects, including its democratic form of government, pluralistic society, and technological achievement. Conversely, he regards the Palestinians as a quarreling people who have undergone...
- BEHIND THE SCENES OF HISTORY: DETERMINING THE DATE OF THE PRIESTLY SOURCE.
Haran, Menahem // Journal of Biblical Literature; Sep81, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p321
Determines the date of the priestly source on the ancient Israelite history. Decisive turning points in Israelite history; Three main stages in the history of Israelite worship; Diametric contradiction between the signs of antiquity ingrained in P and the special historical connection it has...
Taylor, Joan // STRATA: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society; 2011, Vol. 29, p5
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including 50th anniversary celebration of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society (AIAS), bronze age, and summaries of lectures.
- Brief reviews of books.
J.M.M. // Journal of the American Oriental Society; Jul-Sep96, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p589
Reviews the book `Biblical Israel: State and People,' by Benjamin Mazar and edited by Shmuel Ahituv.
- Frontier Myths and Their Applications in America and Israel: A Transnational Perspective.
Troen, S. Ilan // Journal of American History; Dec99, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1209
Examines the transnational history of the United States and Israel. Settlement of Palestine by European Jews; Contrasting frontiers of the US and Israel; Export of US practices and values to Israel; Self-criticism of US and Israeli frontiers.
- The Jerusalem Gambit.
Condon Jr., George E. // National Journal; 3/23/2013, p16
The article focuses on the efforts of U.S. President Barack Obama to persuade skeptical Israelis that the U.S. understands and values democracy. In his speech to young people in Jerusalem in March 2013, Obama talked heavily on how he understands Israel's history and empathizes with its current...
- THE 'TRIBES' OF ISRAEL? A BIBLE TRANSLATOR'S DILEMMA.
Mojola, Aloo Osotsi // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament; Dec98, Issue 81, p15
Argues that a proper understanding of ancient Israelite society is distorted by the use of certain inconsistently and poorly defined kinship terms employed in the Hebrew Bible. How to understand ancient pre-monarchic Israelite social structure; Problem of tribal identity and the phenomenon of...
- Shake Up.
Jaffe, Maayan // Baltimore Jewish Times; 4/5/2013, Vol. 331 Issue 6, p31
The article focuses on a short video through Bible Raps put together by the Rosenbloom Religious School at Chizuk Amuno Congregation in Pikesville, Maryland on April 14, 2013. The objective of the short video is to provide a fun learning activity for students about Israeli history and culture...
- Misconceptions Regarding Israel's Legal Foundation Under International Law.
Grief, Howard // Outpost; Jul/Aug2010, Issue 234, p7
The article focuses on the Israeli state under the International Law and the misconceptions regarding the emergence of an independent Israel. It states that Israeli independence has its foundation from the San Remo Resolution which took effect on April 25, 1920. However, it says that many...
- Israel (Book Review).
Bryson, Thomas A. // American Historical Review; Feb79, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p222
Reviews the book 'Israel: The Embattled Ally,' by Nadav Safran.
- Hope Amid the Carnage.
Scham, Sandra // Archaeology; Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p18
Provides information on the development of archaeological sites in the Middle East. Biblical places sought to protect by the Israelis and Palestinians archaeologists; History of the biblical sites; Description of the community in Acre, Israel.
- Blue and White Night: independence honored.
Thal, Ian // Jewish Advocate; 4/19/2013, Vol. 204 Issue 16, p13
The article focuses on celebrations held in Boston, Massachusetts-based Seaport Hotel celebrating 65th anniversary of Israel's Declaration of Independence with a series of cultural events organized by the Combined Jewish Philanthropists (CJP).
- SOCIAL STUDIES.
Rabinowitz, Renee // School Library Journal; Jul89, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p52
Reviews the video recording 'Israel -- The Promise of the Jewish People.'
- Israel & Its Neighbors.
Howard, Brendan // Home Media Retailing; 7/30/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p15
The article features documentary films that shed some light on the history and everyday lives of Israelis, Arabs and others living in the Middle East. In the epic documentary "The Pillar of Fire," the birth of Israel is captured. Comments from Arabs and Israelis are also presented. A Moroccan...
- Audiovisual review: Films & videos.
Miller, John E.; Mandell, Phyllis Levy // School Library Journal; Jan98, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p66
Reviews the videotape `Israel: Land of Strife, Land of Promise.'
- Background Note: Israel.
Miller, John E.; Mandell, Phyllis Levy // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Israel; Oct2003, p1
Presents geographic and demographic information on Israel. Climate; Ethnic groups residing in the country; History; Economic conditions.
- Sixty Years of Success.
Miller, John E.; Mandell, Phyllis Levy // National Review; 6/2/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p14
The article discusses the sixtieth anniversary of the modern state of Israel. The success of the country, which has managed to enjoy a fully developed economy and culture while possessing minimal natural resources, is contrasted with the tragic fate of the surrounding Arab nations, which are...