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Located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, Israel is the only Jewish-majority state in the world. It has a total land area of 22,072 sq km with an estimated population of approximately 7.7 million as of 2010.
They will both get in trouble. They are commiting bilateral marriage fraud. The alien could be bared for life and the citizen could be fined or put in jail.
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After the war many European Jews had no place to go and it was decided that part of Palestine would become a Jewish state.   The founding of the nation of Israel after w.w.2 originates in a letter sent by British Foreign Secretary Arthur J. Balfour to Lord Rothschild, (the banker) and leader …
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The Nuremberg Trials commenced between 1945-1946. The trials were aimed at Nazi leaders for waging aggressive war and crimes against humanity (the Holocaust and other atrocities), 11 senior Nazis received capital punishment, 7 others receieved life imprisonment.  From about 1942-44 the number …
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Yes, i have done two deployments overseas and both times used converters to step down 220-110. Just make sure it is a good converter. I recommend anything by radio shack.  More Answer Israel uses 220Volts at 50 cycles. You can use a step down transformer to step the voltage down to 120 for 1…
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These are two separate, but interrelated questions. For information solely on "Why do people hate the Jews" and "Why do people hate Israel" see the links below. This answer will speak solely to the conflagration of hating Jews and Israel. Answer 1 For so many people, both Jews and non-Jews, Israel i…
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The Twelve Tribes of Israel were: Benjamin, Ephraim, Manasseh, Naptali, Dan, Asher, Issachar, Judah, Zebulon, Simeon, Reuben, and Gad. The Levites were a tribe of Priests who were chosen to render service at the tabernacle; thus they were not always listed among the tribes, since they didn't possess…
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Answer 1 No. Being born in Israel makes you an Israeli. Being Jewish is an ethno-religious identity. Most Israelis are Jewish, but being born in Israel is not a criterion for being Jewish; conversion to Judaism or being born to a Jewish mother is. Answer 2 You're Jewish if one of your parents are J…
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The capital of Israel is Jerusalem. West Jerusalem was established as the national capital in 1950; and in 1980 the Jerusalem Law made the entire unified city of Jerusalem the Israeli capital. The DebateIt is understandable that Israel, being of holy significance to 3 major religions (Judaism, Chris…
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Answer "To what extent is Israeli law based on religion?" The Israeli legal system consists of Secular courts and Religious courts. In a general sense, Israeli law is based on the Jewish religion as far as basic, core beliefs having to do with societal values, as 'Western' democratic government…
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Answer 1 Because they had nowhere else to go. Europe gave them a home in Palestine as a way of saying sorry but what the fault of the Palestinian people who are being forced to leave their homes. they were in no part involved in the killing of the Jews. Europe is trying to amend one of their sins by…
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After the Holocaust, in which 6 million Jews were murdered, the Jews continued to face massive antisemitism in Europe. Poles blamed the Jews for their troubles and pogroms in Poland murdered thousands. Jews sought a place where they would be safe from antisemitism, a place where they would not bothe…
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In Poland, some Jews who returned home were killed by neighbors. Most went to Displaced Persons' Camps until they could find countries to settle in. Others tried to immigrate to other countries, especially the U.S. Many Jews wanted to go to Palestine/Israel though few immigrants were allowed in …
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Other answers from our community: Canaan or Kn�ʕan (Hebrew כְּנַעַן, Arabic کنعان, Septuagint Greek Χαναάν) is an ancient term for a region roughly corresponding to present-day Israel/Palestine including the West Bank, western Jordan, southern and coastal Syria and Lebanon co…
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Short answer: because they had been persecuted just about everywhere else they went. Slightly longer answer: because at the end of WW2, they were looking for a place to set up a Jewish State where people who hated them would leave them alone, and at the time, nobody wanted the land that is now Israe…
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The two cities are roughly 90 nautical miles apart. so, it would depend on Your Hull speed and sailing conditions. For example, if You could maintain an average speed of 7 knots per hour under sail, it would take You 12.857 hours.
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At the end of WW2, the United Nations gave the land of Israel to the Jewish people to be their homeland. After seeing the evidence of the Holocaust, the world was horrified at the death and torture that the Jews had endured. Even still, many nations were still prejudiced enough that they didn't what…
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Answer 1 The Israelites are the Jewish people: a person belonging to the worldwide Jewish community, claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural and/or religious ties. Jacob was given the additional name/title of Israel (Genesis ch.35). In the distant past, the name "…
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Answer The first president of the State of Israel was Chaim Azriel Weizmann. He served the role of president from 1949 until his death in 1952.The first president of Israel was Chaim Weizmann. Weizmann was a Russian born chemist. He was elected on February 1, 1949, and served as president of Isra…
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Capital punishment for blasphemy has not been enforced in Israel since around the year 28 CE. The Modern State of Israel does not have capital punishment for any crime. The one exception to this law was the hanging of Adolf Eichmann for the war crime of engineering the gas chamber in full knowledg…
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Manchester (MAN) to Kerkyra (CFU) Shortest Flight Duration: 3 hours 5 mins via London Gatwick
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Answers from various contributors: There seems to be a theory based on a religion that started in the carribean, according to them they are descendants of one the tribes of israel the religion that i speak of is the rasatafarin religion. Some historians believe the lost 10 tribes of Israel migrate…
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Israel has an Amazing history!! You can read book after book on this subject!! As we know, God changed Jacob's name to Israel. A couple hundred years before Christ, the Romans conquered the land. For the next two thousand years, this land was under Roman and then Arab control. Then in the late 1800s…
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Jews have a lot of opinions and a lot of perspectives within their small 14-million large population. It would be absurd if everyone outside of this group magically agreed with everything the Jews put out if the Jews cannot even agree amongst themselves.
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Jerusalem is a city in the State of Israel. East and West Jerusalem were unified under Israeli control in the Six Day War in June 1967.Jerusalem is not a country, but rather a city in Israel.
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Answer The Third Crusade, led by Richard the Lionheart of England, Philip II of France, and Leopold of Austria, recovered the coastline of modern Syria, Israel, and Lebanon that had been lost to Salah-al din in the previous years. In fact, Saladin had been so successful that only the metropoli o…
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Israel is believed to be the sixth nation of the world to acquire nukes, anything further is plausible conjecture. It is believed that it developed the first working bomb prior to 1968. Some people believe that the 1967 Arab-Israeli war was ignited by the Arabs' fear that Israel was on the brink of …
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travel to israelI traveled to Israel a few times in the 90's. When you get to passport control at the airport or broader you can ask they stamp a peace of paper that you had to keep with your passport rather that stamping it. I just cant remember the name of it.
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Answer 1What I have seen as a frequent TravelerIts legal but I personally would not do it. They could turn you away. But they could turn you away for just being American with that passport. besides, almost all Muslim countries with the exception of Turkey and UAE require visas to enter the country. …
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Holy Qurbana is equivalent to Roman Catholic's "Communion" or "Mass". It is direct participation in the body and blood of Jesus Christ, just as he celebrated on the day of Passover. It is one of the sacraments of the Indian Orthodox Church. It is a spiritual cleansing and a means of uniting with God…
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Answer 1 Not so good as the public reaction to the atrocities commited by Israel are becoming clearer. The Vatan daily newspaper reported that Mr. Erdogan said that "God will punish Israel" regarding the offensive in GAZA also calling for Israel to be expelled from the United Nations. "Israel will g…
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They eat both eastern European and Arabic foods, as well as many other foods from russia, Germany, and junk food from the US. But traditional israelli food is Arabic, i.e hummus, pita, halva, shuarma, ptatim. . .
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Answer The State of Israel is a modern restoration of the ancient Jewish homeland. Jacob, the third the third patriarch, was given the name 'Israel' after his battle with an angel from God. The Jewish people are the Children of Jacob, otherwise known as the Children of Israel. Their homeland is…
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Which Israeli conflict is the question referring to? Is it the Arab-Israeli Conflict? -- referring to the wars that Israel has fought with different Arab States like Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq, inter alia. Is it the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? -- referring to the Israeli problems wi…
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This question, as posed, is unanswerable in any meaningful way. Israel (in its history of 64 years) has had over 35 political parties (of significance) that have run different campaigns in different districts in different time-periods. Israeli voters are also not one monolithic bloc (otherwise there…
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If Israel had lost any of the wars she faced there would have been a genocide. On the eve of the 1967 war, President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser said: "We shall not enter Palestine with its soil covered in sand, we shall enter it with its soil saturated in blood". "The battle has come in which w…
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From a member of the Wikianswers community: The Jews in ancient Israel were dark to olive skinned with dark eyes and had soft, straightish curly hair that was a little past shoulder length. they were tall and lean and quite attractive. These people are all called in the bible "the sons of Shem;" h…
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The prime minister of Israel from 1977-1983 was Menachem Begin. Answer Menachem Begin
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Men go 3 times a day, women can go whenever they want. Everyone gathers there on Shabbos. (saturday) Male Jews are required to pray in a quorum of 10 males, at least 3 times a day. The best place to do this is in a synagogue - hence orthodox Jews go to the synagogue 3 times daily; for morning prayer…
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Mandate of Israel:Palestine/Palestina was created as a colony of the Roman Empire out of the remnant of the homeland of the Jews, Israel around 2,000 years ago. This real estate changed hands many times, Romans, Byzantine, Islamic Jihad, Crusaders; then it became a province of the Ottoman/Turkish Em…
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Herzl explained quite well that the European concept of a nation-state was dependent on the idea that all of the people in any particular nation were of the same ethnic stock and heritage. Jews were branded by this system to be "the Other" and were regarded at best as possible equals and at worse as…
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The Rothschilds were some of the earliest backers of modern Zionism, joining the fold in the mid-1890s. They were one of the major forces behind Britain's issuance of the Balfour Declaration.
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A:Jerusalem is believed to be named after the Canaanite god Shalem.The word Jerusalem was originally given as 'Urushalim' or 'Urushalem' and is a word of Canaanite derivation. The prefix uru means 'founded by', and the suffix salem or Shalem was the Canaanite god of dusk. The name Urushalim is first…
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It is the site of both the First (Solomon's) Temple and the Second Temple. However, it is not the Temples that made Jerusalem holy, it is the location in which they were built, the Temple Mount, that is holy. Answer: Jerusalem city is the eternal holy city not only for Jews but also for Christians a…
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no they don't in some parts of Israel because the war going on. but in college they do.
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Israel is a country located in the Middle East on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It is northeast of Egypt, south of Lebanon and Syria, and west of Jordan. On most maps, Israel is below Lebanon, to the left of Jordan, and above and to the right of Egypt. Israel is entirely on the con…
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Answer 1 Well. this wall disables many Palestinians to go across the wall, were family lives. This wall is like the Berlin Wall; it does nothing but bad. Also, Palestine has already very little terrain, and thanks to this wall, they are not able to regain territory which was occupied by Israelis. S…
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Appetizers that people who kosher won't eat would contain the following: Appetizers that have any type of shellfish in them (say no to crab cakes and shrimp cocktail). Anything made with non-kosher meat (beef/lamb/etc that didn't come from kosher slaughtered and pepared animals or meat from any anim…
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there are many things to see the dome of the rock the dead sea and a free beautyful view of olive trees and patches and many holey grounds such as the birth place of jesus and a once of a life time view of beautyful grassy mts
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Countries against Jews Germany was against them during the holocaust and Europe blamed them for the Bubonic (black) plague. Answer 2: All of them, because the whole world is anti-semitist. Anti-semitism is a hate of Jews based on prejudice and stereotypes. I'm not talking about everyone individu…
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The state of Israel began during the Jews conquest towards Canaan after the exile from Egypt when they went to the promised land.
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Answer 1 Palestine For Arabs (Muslims + Christians) The Arabs Were The First People Who Entered Palestine By Many Thousands of years ago And When Moses came to the Jewish people and went with them to palestine by the order of god but in the way most of them began to worship a golden goat so god o…
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The way the question is written is to assume that it is not theirs, which is not the case in the slightest. Nobody asks what "entitled" Poles to create a nation-state in Prussian, Russian, and Austrian land or what "entitled" British colonists to create a European-Style country in North America. The…
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Short Answer There's no requirement for anyone to support the modern State of Israel. However, it is a basic tenet that Eretz Yisroel, the Land of Israel, is the homeland of the Jews and a good number of Jewish laws revolve around this location. Going deeper... Most Jews support a…
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict existed long before 1948 and actually entered a violent stage as early as 1921. In 1948, however, Israel declared Independence which caused the internal Jewish-Arab Engagements to escalate into an international war when Arab Nations declared war on Israel. To see a discuss…
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Israel is part of the continent of ASIA, specifically in the region called "the Middle East." "Southwest Asia" is also being slowly adopted as a more politically-correct alternative for the term "Middle East." Israel is very close both to North Africa and south-eastern Europe, but is not part of Afr…
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Ham is sold in Israel, but not everywhere. Back in July of 2007 the seaside municipality of Netanya, Israel's 8th largest city, has banned the sale of pig meat in residential and tourist areas. The "other thing," as pig meat is often known in Judaism, may be sold only in two outlying industrial zone…
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take a look at Palestinians refugee camps, and the answer is clear The surrounding Muslim nations all with vast amounts of open, unsettled land refuse to open their land to these people. Millions of Palestinians were paid for the land on which they "settled"; often more than one time by the U.N a…
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We gained independence from England.
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Influence OnlyI could see why you would think so, but no. Although there is a lot of Israelic and Egypitian symbols and relations, the anime it's self was created in Japan. How ever, the creators most likely were influenced by the Israelic and Egyptian religions and life styles.----^ Agree. Since th…
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The British were given the Mandate over the Palestinian Territories after WWI. By the end of WWII, they could not really control the enmity between the larger developing Jewish Community (increased dramatically by refugees from Europe) and the Arab and Islamic community along with the settled Palest…
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Israel was formed because after World War 2 many Jewish refugees were homeless and some had lost their whole family and they all needed a place to live in and a place where they could be protected and recover from the horrors they suffered during the Holocaust. The Jewish refugees could not ethical…
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The nightlife in Tel Aviv are the best in Israel. Together with Beirut, Lebanon these are the best places for party at nights for tourists and locals. There are many night clubs, pubs and restaurants. Tel Aviv promenade is full with people 24/7. One of the night life attractions is Tel Aviv port …
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On May 14, 1948, the last British troops pulled out of Palestine as prominent members of the future Israeli government, such as David Ben-Gurion, met at the Balfour Declaration** to declare Israel a brand new state. Shortly afterwards, armies from Egypt, Transjordan, Syria, Lebanon, and other Arab r…
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Contact them and ask.
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Some people argue that the entire land in the Palestinian region in the promised land of the Jewish and they may occupy as much of it as they wish. Other people argue that settling in the occupied territories is a violation of the human rights of the Palestinians.
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Distance from Manchester to Tel Aviv is 2327.5 Miles ( 3745.7 Kilometers / 2021.2 Nautical Miles )
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Bethlehem the birth place of Jesus Christ and you can actually visit the spot where people believe Jesus was born. There are many other famous sites - here are a few.... Western Wall - the last remaining part of the Second Temple in the Old City of Jerusalem Mt Zion - Just outside the Old City…
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Answer Zionism was (and is) the movement to establish and preserve a Jewish homeland. It is the ideology that Jewish people should have their own state. The Land of Israel was promised to the Jewish people by God, according to the Bible. Jews lived in the Land of Israel from the time of Joshua un…
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Who tempted David to number Israel?God2 Samuel 24:1 And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go number Israel and Judah. 1 Chronicles 21:1Satan1 Chronicles 21:1 And Satan stood up against Israel and provoked David to number Israel  The Jews …
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Zionism only really spread in Egypt among a minority of the Jewish community. It spread by word of mouth, letters, and Zionist publications. It is likely that it would have penetrated further if no Anti-Zionist attitude prevailed in the Islamic community. (The Egyptian Jewish community was afraid of…
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The state of Israel got its independence in 1948. The U.N suggested to split the land for both Jews and Arabs. The Jews agreed but the Arabs didn't. War burst and the Jews won. Further more, Israel is mentioned in the bible many times as the home of Jews so it goes way back to 4,000 years ago.
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The answer: is 5 hrs or earlier if you are lucky. The reasen I know this is because I have been there and I have timed it. Plus if you want to know they are 2hrs ahead of us. (E.g. It is 16:00 here so in Israel it would be 18:00 get it?) By DTone
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The Yom Kippur War was on October 6-26, 1973.
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One of the main problems in answering this is that there are several different definitions of Zionism that are used. 1) Believing that the Jews have the right to a State on the historic Land of Israel. 2) Believing in a Jewish-dominant State where Non-Jews are relegated to a second-Class status. …
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A large portion of Israelis who were born in Israel are the children of parents who came from another country, and they heard virtually any language you can name in their home as they grew up. All street signs and highway directions in Israel are printed in Hebrew, Arabic, and English. There are…
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The Star of David represents the Jews and Israel. It is a secular symbol, not a religious one.
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Israel's main exports are farm products, such as olive oil, wine, and grains. Israel imports raw materials such as tin, lead, silver, copper, iron, gold, and timber.
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First thing that must be understood is that the land you are talking about had different names in different times. The native population, Jews and Israelis, call it Eretz Israel, which means "Land of Israel" in Hebrew. The name "Palestine" was given to this area thousands years later by Romans after…
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Ancient Times: In short, the creation of a nation would result in a large portion of the society to go from nomadic to city dwelling. With the rise of city-states it is likely that Isreal in ancient times served as a political buffer once Rome came to power and possible slowed roman spread into mod…
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A number of countries support this view, not the least of which is Israel itself, the "Jewish Homeland in Palestine". Israel is also supported primarily by the United States and other Western countries. However, tacit support, by way of recognition, has been given to Israel by all non-Islamic UN cou…
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To some extent, yes. Israel has the strongest lobby group in the US. No US politician may go against it. See links below. Of course not. If no US politician could go against the Israel lobby, how did Jimmy Carter oppose the policies of the then Begin government? How did the George H.W. Bush go agai…
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The Jews would disagree with the framing of the question. They did not want to take over part of Palestine's land, but rather they wanted to return to their historic homeland. It would be similar to the Cherokee Nation returning to what is today northeast Georgia and wanting to create a Cherokee Res…
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Answer The kingdom was divided mainly because of Solomon's loss of favor with God. Specifically, Solomon's son Rehoboam was to be king after Solomon died, but a fellow named Jeroboam, with the backing of a great many Israelites, asked him what kind of king he would be (Solomon was known to have b…
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Answer 1 Jewish people had been migrating around for thousands of years without a homeland. Also, many people did not like the Jews being in their country (the most famous example being Hitler's Holocaust). Anti-Semitism was also very high during that time. Answer 2 People felt pity on the Jews …
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The Balfour Declaration (1917) was a promise to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine. The document was a letter sent by UK Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Baron Rothschild, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
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Britain, France, and Israel joined forces in a surprise attack on Egypt triggering the Suez Canal Crisis of 1956. They attacked Egypt because of Nasser's increasing contacts with the Soviet bloc, his founding role in the nonaligned movement, and his opposition to European influence in the Arab world…
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Simply for clarity, the Second Reich was the German Empire from 1871-1919 (not Hitler's Third Reich from 1933-1945). The support of the Zionists for the cause of the Central Powers would mean a great deal as a war measure. Quite naturally Jewish sympathies were to a great extent anti-Russian, and …
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The main parties in the Arab-Israeli War of 1956 (also called the Suez Crisis or the War of Tripartite Aggression) were the UK, France, and Israel on one side and Egypt on the other. The US led the UN in creating ceasefire and armistice conditions.
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The distance from Newark to Tel Aviv is 5690 miles (9158 km). = Distance from Newark, New Jersey to Tel Aviv is 5666.9 Miles ( 9120.1 Kilometers / 4921.2 Nautical Miles ) =====
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Jerusalem was part of Judah. i still continue to search for the real answer to why Israel made it's capital city Jerusalem. It was at first Samaria. it states it in the book of Micah chapter 1. Jerusalem was adopted as the capital of Israel by King David, whose 40-year reign dated between 1010 an…
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Answer 1 Malaysia is a religious Islamic country so they are boycotting Israel for their behaviour towards the Palestinians. Answer 2 Malaysia certainly justifies its refusal to allow Israeli citizens from visiting based on the crimes perpetrated against the Palestinians, but this rings very holl…
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James is the most common name for US Presidents. There have been six Jameses , "namely" Madison, Monroe, Polk, Buchanan, Garfield and Carter. Next is "John" and "William", each with 4, then "George", with 3, and finally 2 of "Andrew" and "Franklin".
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Michal Negrin jewelry isn't too expensive but is considered very nice jewelry and authentic to Israel. Also, their chocolate is amazing (Israel is known for her dairy products). If your friends are Jewish, every little shop sells red bracelets with a Jewish star or hamsa charm for about a dollar. Al…
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North of Arabian with Egypt to the west.
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Syria, Egypt, Iraq and Jordan.
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I will help, the River Meshushim, other than that obtain an Atlas
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If you are talking about the settlements in the occupied territory it is because that is the territory that Israel claimed after the 5 day war in 1967.
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