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David Ben-Gurion

(1886—1973) Israeli statesman

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Book of Proverbs

Book of Proverbs  

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One of the three wisdom books in the Hebrew scriptures. Traditionally ascribed to ‘Solomon, son of David, King of Israel’, it is generally dated in the post-exilic period, but obviously contains much ...
Israel

Israel  

After half a century of war and hostility, peace with the Palestinians seems as remote as everIsrael can be considered to have four main geographical regions. To the north is a hilly region that ...
Messiah

Messiah  

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The promised deliverer of the Jewish nation prophesied in the Hebrew Bible; Jesus regarded by Christians as the Messiah of the Hebrew prophecies and the saviour of humankind.Recorded from Old English ...
Nathan

Nathan  

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In the Bible, a prophet of the time of David, who rebuked the king for taking the wife of Uriah (see ewe lamb).
teraphim

teraphim  

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Statues of household gods; legal as well as religious importance was attached to possessing them, hence the fury of Laban when he discovered that his daughter Rachel had stolen his gods (Gen. 31: ...
Zionism

Zionism  

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A movement for (originally) the re-establishment and (now) the development and protection of a Jewish nation in what is now Israel. It was established as a political organization in 1897 under ...

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