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water causing

it was vandalized (vandalism) on January 16 by Zvi Mazel, the Israeli ambassador to Sweden. Mazel disconnected the electricity powering the installation and tipped one of its lights into the water, causing a short circuit. When Mazel was asked to leave he refused and had to be escorted out by museum security. The entire event was filmed by a television news crew. File:DrorFeiler.jpg thumb Dror Feiler

professional writing

Europe and the Middle East, including a time working on an Israeli kibbutz. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in history and professional writing in 2001. ''Times Colonist'' (Victoria), 1 December 2002 '''Herut – The National Movement''' ( , ''Herut – HaTnu'a HaLeumit''), commonly known as just '''Herut''', is a minor right-wing (Right wing politics) political party (List of political parties in Israel) in Israel

title years

, Israeli missile kills 2 url http: news world 2004-07-29-west-bank_x.htm newspaper USA Today date 29 July 2004 accessdate 1 October 2012 defeating the Intifada.

personal ties

state (restored in July). The next day Maria Weizmann, a Moscow doctor and a sister of the first President of Israel Chaim Weizmann (who had died in 1952), was arrested. One of his proudest moments during the Clinton administration "was an event that touched his political sensibilities and his personal ties to Israel: the 1993 Rose Garden signing ceremony after the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization. Emanuel directed

stage success

the creation of a Jewish state in Israel. Directed by Stella Adler's brother and acted alongside Marlon Brando. David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies Ten years later, in 1955-1956, he had his biggest stage success as the crusading lawyer, Henry Drummond (based on Clarence Darrow), in ''Inherit the Wind (Inherit the Wind (play))'', winning a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play. He spent a year in Israel at Kibbutz Rosh HaNikra (Rosh HaNikra (kibbutz)) and Kibbutz Beit HaEmek as part of the Shnat Habonim Dror, as well as taking part in the programme Machon L'Madrichei Chutz La'Aretz for Jewish youth movement leaders. Third, between 5500 - 4500 BC pottery from clay, rather than plaster, began to be produced. Pottery-making technologies were likely introduced to the area by craftsmen from Mesopotamia. The largest Neolithic site is at Ein Ghazal in Amman. There are many buildings, divided into three distinct districts. Houses were rectangular with several rooms, and some of them had plastered floors. Archaeologists have unearthed skulls covered with plaster and with bitumen in the eye sockets at sites throughout Jordan, Israel and Syria. A statue was also discovered at Ein Ghazal that is thought to be 8,000 years old. Just over one meter high, it depicts a woman with huge eyes, skinny arms, knobby knees and a detailed rendering of her toes. right 250px thumb A memorial for all the Jordanian soldiers in Al-Karameh (Image:Memorial to Jordanian soldiers (Karameh, Jordan).jpg)thumb Image showing the approximate land exchanged between Jordan (gaining green) and Saudi Arabia (Image:Jordan frontiers-en.svg) (gaining red). Jordan signed a mutual defense pact in May 1967 with Egypt, and it participated in the June 1967 war between Israel and the Arab states of Syria, Egypt, and Iraq. During the war, Israel gained control of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The 1967 war led to a dramatic increase in the number of Palestinians living in Jordan. Its Palestinian refugee population—700,000 in 1966—grew by another 300,000 from the West Bank. The period following the 1967 war saw an upsurge in the power and importance of Palestinian militants (''fedayeen'') in Jordan. The heavily armed ''fedayeen'' constituted a growing threat to the sovereignty and security of the Hashemite state, and open fighting erupted in June 1970. Jordan did not participate directly in the Gulf War of 1990–1991, but it broke with the Arab majority and supported the Iraqi position of Saddam Hussein. This position led to the temporary repeal of U.S. aid to Jordan. After the Iraqi defeat in 1991, Jordan, along with Syria, Lebanon, and Palestinian (Palestinian people) representatives, agreed to participate in direct peace negotiations with Israel sponsored by the U.S. and Russia. Eventually, Jordan negotiated an end to hostilities with Israel and signed a declaration to that effect on July 25, 1994; the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty was concluded on October 26, 1994. The experiences of dollarization in countries with weak economies and currencies (for example Israel in the 1980s, Eastern Europe and countries in the period immediately after the collapse of the Soviet bloc (Eastern bloc), or South American countries throughout the late 20th and early 21st century) may be seen as Gresham's Law operating in its reverse form (Guidotti & Rodriguez, 1992), since in general the dollar has not been legal tender in such situations, and in some cases its use has been illegal. Commons:Category:Israel Wikipedia:Israel Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel

producing people

on the east and the Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean Sea on the west until 5600 BC. In addition, Manuschevich proposes that Atlantean civilization corresponds to the Natufian peoples, the first food-producing people, whose main political and harbor center was Jericho. These people lived in the region in the dates established by Plato (11,600 BC). '''Eytan Fox''' ( ) (born on August 21, 1964) is an Israeli film director. Elliott became dean

iconic activities

Nations Café in the Jerusalem - Bethlehem area. Work One of the iconic activities in Israel is working ("volunteering") on a collective farm: a ''kibbutz'' or a ''moshav''. Another popular option is to volunteer for work on an archaeological excavation, mostly conducted in summer at a variety of locations. Most Israeli excavations offer college degree credit for international students.

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, commonly זבולון ''Zvulun'' in Israel) was, according to the Books of Genesis (Book of Genesis) and Numbers (Book of Numbers), Genesis 46:14 Numbers 26:26 the sixth son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe (Israelites) of Zebulun (Tribe of Zebulun). Some Biblical scholars (Biblical criticism) believe this to be an eponymous metaphor providing an aetiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite confederation. ''Peake's commentary on the Bible'' With Leah as a matriarch, Biblical scholars (Biblical criticism) believe the tribe to have been regarded by the text's authors as a part of the original Israelite confederation. ''Jewish Encyclopedia'', ''Tribe of Zebulun'' ---- The result of the debate was '''delete''' and '''redirect''' to Israel. – AB (User:ABCD)'''''CD''''' (User talk:ABCD) 16:23, 9 Apr 2005 (UTC) Israyl *'''Delete'''. Bordering on patent nonsense. - Mustafaa (User:Mustafaa) 12:40, 3 Apr 2005 (UTC) *'''Redirect''' to Israel. Meelar (User:Meelar) (talk) (User talk:Meelar) 20:01, Apr 3, 2005 (UTC) *'''Delete''' and emphatically no redirect. — Sesel (User:Sesel) wa (User_talk:Sesel) 06:25, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC) *'''Delete''' this total Gobbledygook ASAP. IZAK (User:IZAK) 07:17, 5 Apr 2005 (UTC) *'''Redirect''' to Israel, as it could be a misspelling or even a spelling used in older texts Avocado (User:Avocado) 01:12, Apr 6, 2005 (UTC) *'''Delete''' was this suppost to make sense? Masterhomer (User:Masterhomer) 20px (Image:Yin_yang.svg) 05:32, 8 Apr 2005 (UTC) On August 12, 2006, as reported by news agencies, Marco Pannella made a bold new proposal for World Peace, composed of two elements: *Admission of Israel to the European Union (''see Accession of Israel to the European Union'') *World-Wide Satyagraha for Peace, including co-ordinated hunger strikes around the world. Planned to begin on November 20. -- '''Yitzhak Rabin assassination conspiracy theories''' arose almost immediately following the assassination of (Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin) Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli Prime Minister, on November 4, 1995. The gunman Yigal Amir, a Jewish Israeli student, was apprehended within seconds by other people in the crowd. Rabin died later on the operating table of Ichilov Hospital (Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center). Amir confessed to the assassination of Rabin. In 1881 he founded the ''Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft'', which he continued to edit; and his critical history of Israel (''Geschichte des Volks Israel'', 2 vols, 1887–1888; vol. ii in conjunction with Oscar Holtzmann) made him very widely known. The '''Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies''', informally known as the "Ziegler School" or simply "Ziegler", is the graduate program of study leading to Ordination as Conservative Rabbis at the American Jewish University (formerly known as the University of Judaism). Founded in 1996 as a full-fledged program of Rabbinic

ancient location

is the ancient location of Babylon, which also figures in the Book of Revelation. During the Gulf War, some suggested that Saddam Hussein had ordered the excavation and re-population of the city of Babylon, thus casting Saddam as an Antichrist figure. Other interpretations have held that "Babylon (Babylon (New Testament))" in the Book of Revelation refers to another mighty nation, such as the Roman Empire, the Vatican (Holy See) (Rome) and the Catholic

controversial quot

). The PLO then began launching artillery and terrorist strikes on Israel from there; Israel responded with far more destructive Isreali attacks on Lebanon.'' (still leaving in the unsourced claim that Israel responded with "far more destructive attacks"). I then NPOVd myself, changing the controversial "terrorist" to "attacks on Israeli civilians", http

?title Yasser_Arafat&diff 7007738&oldid 7007715 (still leaving in the unsourced claim that Israel responded with "far more destructive attacks"). I then NPOVd myself, changing the controversial "terrorist" to "attacks on Israeli civilians",since attacks like the Maalot massacre and others were on civilian (not military) targets. I also brought this change

the controversial "terrorist" to "attacks on Israeli civilians",since attacks like the Maalot massacre and others were on civilian (not military) targets. I also brought this change to the Talk: page However, when Alberuni brought evidence that the attacks were on military targets as well



On 29 November 1947, the United Nations General Assembly recommended the adoption and implementation of the Partition Plan (United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine) for Mandatory Palestine. Borders for a new Jewish state were specified by the UN (United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine) but ultimately not recognized by either Israel or neighboring countries.

The population of Israel (Demographics of Israel), as defined by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, was estimated in 2014 to be 8,146,300 people. It is the world's only Jewish-majority state (Jewish population by country); 6,110,600 citizens, or 75.3% of Israelis, are designated as Jewish (Israeli Jews). The country's second largest group of citizens are denoted as Arabs (Arab citizens of Israel), with 1,686,000 people (including the Druze and most East Jerusalem Arabs). Armenians (Armenians in Israel), Circassians (Circassians in Israel), Roma (Romani diaspora#Israel) and others. Israel also hosts a significant population of non-citizen foreign workers and asylum seekers from Africa and Asia.

In its Basic Laws (Basic Laws of Israel), Israel defines itself as a Jewish and Democratic State.

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