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Israeli history

The history of Israel encompasses the history of the modern State of Israel, as well as that of the Jews in the Land of Israel.

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Israeli history

Malchut Yisrael

History; Israeli history

An ultranationalist ideology that draws its inspiration from the biblical David kingdom, and calls for the establishment of the jewish state in all the territories promised by God to Abraham.

Operation Camelion

History; Israeli history

An unsuccessful cover operation launched by the CIA to arrange a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser.

agunah

History; Israeli history

Anchored. A woman who cannot remarry; usually because her husband refuses to give her a get (writ of divorce), because there is no way to verify whether or not he is dead, or because he is ...

Jerusalem

History; Israeli history

Ancient capital of the Kingdom of Israel and capital of the modern State of Israel. Jerusalem holds great importance to all three major monotheistic faiths as the home of the the Dome of the Rock, ...

Plato

History; Israeli history

Ancient Greek philosopher (4th century B.C.E.), student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, whose identification of reality with the non-material world of ideas (“the ideal world”) played an ...

Paleo-Hebrew

History; Israeli history

Ancient Hebrew script; one of the offshoots of the Phoenician script; used exclusively in the First Temple period and in priestly circles and as a symbol of nationalistic revival in the Second Temple ...

Gilgamesh

History; Israeli history

Ancient Mesopotamian epic tail of a widespread flood similar to that described in the Torah.

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