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Israel in History

The Jewish State in Comparative Perspective

by Derek Penslar

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7494403M
ISBN 100415400368
ISBN 109780415400367

Israel transferred many Arabs out of the Old City but promised access to the holy places to people of all religions. In July, , Israel's parliament approved a bill affirming Jerusalem as the nation's capital. With suburbanization and housing developments in formerly Jordanian-held territory, Jerusalem has become Israel's largest city. Israel History, Language and Culture History of Israel. The Jewish people trace their ancestry to Abraham who settled in the land of Canaan around the 17th century BCE. They controlled much of the area despite clashes with the neighbouring Assyrians and Philistines, until being overrun by Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE.

This discussion focuses primarily on the modern state of Israel. For treatment of earlier history and of the country in its regional context, see Palestine, history of. war-stricken Ethiopia and emigrated to Israel (see Researcher’s Note: Beta Israel migration to Israel, –92). The number of the Beta Israel remaining in Ethiopia was. To put your travels of Israel into context, it's helpful to learn about the struggles of the nation. The first book travelers should read is Thomas Friedman's nonfiction From Beirut to wonderfully written book gives insight into the political history of the region, which is essential for understanding where things stand today.

  A book called "A History of the Palestinian People: From Ancient Times to the Modern Era" that went on sale on Amazon last week was the most sold book in the site's "Israel & Palestine History" category and the rd most sold book on the d Articles. What Israelis call Palestinians and why it matters. In Search of Israel is a major new history of this struggle from the late nineteenth century to our time. When Theodor Herzl convened the First Zionist Congress in , no single solution to the problem of “normalizing” the Jewish people emerged.


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"Israel is a small and relatively young country, but since the day of its creation more than half a century ago, its turbulent history has placed it at the center of the world stage. In this account, Martin Gilbert traces Israel's history from the struggles of its pioneers in the nineteenth century up to the present day."--BOOK JACKET.5/5(1).

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also a history of her faith is neither significant nor possible.1 INTRODUCTION TO JOHN BRIGHT’S A HISTORY OF ISRAEL William P. Brown HISTORY MATTERS. This motto captures well the sum and substance of John Bright’s textbook.

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To order a copy for £ go to or. The history of the nation thus divides into two parts: The history of the northern kingdom (Israel) and the history of the southern kingdom (Judah). While the break was never as complete as we might think—since many northerners continued in their allegiance to the temple in Jerusalem and to the Davidic kings—it was : Tom Lewellen.

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