One day, when he was in the desert, Moses heard the voice of God speaking to him through a bush which flamed but did not burn. God asked…

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The people of ancient Israel and Judah, however, were not followers of Judaism: they were practitioners of a polytheistic culture worshiping multiple gods, concerned with fertility and local…

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The Israel model is known for high productivity with limited resources. “Israel is known for its unique methods of farming using advanced technologies to achieve high productivity with…

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For Christians, Jerusalem is also the place where Jesus preached, died and was resurrected. Many also see the city as central to an imminent Second Coming of Jesus….

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The total destruction of Jerusalem and the Second Temple was catastrophic for the Jewish people. According to the contemporary historian Josephus Flavius, hundreds of thousands of Jews perished…

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The appropriate response is “Aleichem Shalom” (עֲלֵיכֶם שָׁלוֹם) or “Upon you be peace.” (cognate with the Arabic-language “assalamu alaikum” meaning “The peace [of ] be upon you.)” What…

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Despite this polarity, travel to Israel can be ethical, but it is important to be fully aware of the situation there, to balance your trip with a visit…

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When Joshua led the Israelites into the land of Canaan the Levites were the only Israelite tribe that received cities but were not allowed to be landowners, because…

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The Israeli Air Force has 34,000 active personnel. With its 10,000 active duty personnel, the Israeli Navy has 4 corvettes, 8 missile boats, 5 submarines, 45 patrol boats…

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In general, the term tumah is used in two distinct ways in the Hebrew Bible: Ritual impurity – the opposite of taharah (“purity”), also known as “impurity of…

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