Jish

What is Jish known for?


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: Historica, theologica, gnostica, Biblica et Apocrypha author Elizabeth A. Livingstone publisher Peeters Publishers year 1989 isbn 978-90-6831231-7 id ISBN 90-6831-231-6 During the classic era the town was known as ''Gischala'' - a Greek transcription of the Hebrew name ''Gush Halav'', lit. "abundance of milk", which may be a reference to the production of milk and cheese, for which the village had been famous since the early Middle Ages, ref name "Judaica590"


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-Qqj2sFZYo&hl en&ei P_msTsrPOo7T4QS9mp3VDg&sa X&oi book_result&ct result&resnum 3&ved 0CCIQ6AEwAjgK#v onepage&q gush%20halav%20village%20byzantine%20remains&f false The missing century: Palestine in the fifth century : growth and decline, Zeev Safrai Christian artifacts from the Byzantine period have been found at the site.


century year

Syria in the Late 16th Century year 1977 publisher Erlanger Geographische Arbeiten, Sonderband 5. Erlangen, Germany: Vorstand der Fränkischen Geographischen Gesellschaft ISBN 3-920405-41-2 * *


apples

: www.ynet.co.il articles 0,7340,L-3994394,00.html ''On the slopes of a hill, at an elevation of 860 meters surrounded by cherry orchards, pears and apples, built houses, especially church building looks from afar. Number of inhabitants 3,000 divided by 55% Maronite Christian, 10% Greek Catholics and the rest are Muslims.''


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with a strong Jewish (Jews) presence. A small Druze community lived in Jish in the 17th century. The village was re-established in the 18th century AD by farmers from Mount Lebanon. In 1945, Jish had a population of 1,090 with an area of 12,602 dunams. It was largely depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, but was resettled by Maronite Christians, who were expelled from the razed villages Kafr Bir'im. Morris, 2004. p.508. ref

Elias Chacour author2 David Hazard title Blood Brothers url http: books.google.com books?id oWhULDEjbAsC accessdate 2 October 2011 year 2003 publisher Chosen Books isbn 978-0-8007-9321-0 page 57 Many of the residents of Jish forced to leave the village in 1948 fled to Lebanon and became Palestinian refugees. Christians from the nearby town of Kafr Bir'im resettled in Lebanon and Jish, Morris, 2004. p.508. ref name "


stance

M. Gale Initially known as a moderate, John changed his stance when Titus arrived at the gates of Gischala accompanied by 1,000 horsemen and demanded the town's surrender.


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: www.ynet.co.il articles 0,7340,L-3994394,00.html ''On the slopes of a hill, at an elevation of 860 meters surrounded by cherry orchards, pears and apples, built houses, especially church building looks from afar. Number of inhabitants 3,000 divided by 55% Maronite Christian, 10% Greek Catholics and the rest are Muslims.''


850

, Israel Dalton , a neighboring Jewish community. The 2,500 meter-long trail, accessible to people with disabilities, sits 850 meters above sea level and has several lookout points, including a view of Dalton Lake, where rainwater is collected and stored for agricultural use. Galilee Coexistence Trail Inaugurated, Jerusalem Post Today Jish is known for its efforts to revive


commercial ties

of the synagogue, believed to date from the middle of the 3rd century or early 4th century CE, reads: "Yosei son of Nahum built this. A blessing be upon him."


centuries

accessdate 15 December 2013 Archaeological finds in Jish include two historical synagogues, a unique mausoleum and burial caves from classic era. According to Roman historian Josephus, Gischala was the last city in the Galilee to fall to the Romans (Roman Empire) during the First Jewish–Roman War. Historical sources dating from the 10th-15th centuries describe Jish (''Gush Halav'') as a village

onepage&q&f false ''Excavations at the ancient synagogue of Gush Ḥalav,'' Eric M. Meyers, Carol L. Meyers, James F. Strange In addition to Jewish burial sites and structures dated to 3rd - 6th centuries, Jewish-Christian amulets were discovered nearby.

series BAR International Series 1646 year 2007 publisher Archaeopress place Oxford isbn 978-1-4073-0080-1 Arab, Crusader and Mamluk rule Historical sources from the 10th-15th centuries describe Gush Halav (Jish) as a large Jewish village. It is mentioned in the 10th century by Arab geographer Al-Muqaddasi. Jewish life in the 10th and 11th centuries is attested to by documents in the Cairo Geniza.

Jish

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Archaeological finds in Jish include two historical synagogues, a unique mausoleum and burial caves from classic era. According to Roman historian Josephus, Gischala was the last city in the Galilee to fall to the Romans (Roman Empire) during the First Jewish–Roman War. Historical sources dating from the 10th-15th centuries describe Jish (''Gush Halav'') as a village with a strong Jewish (Jews) presence. A small Druze community lived in Jish in the 17th century. The village was re-established in the 18th century AD by farmers from Mount Lebanon.

In 1945, Jish had a population of 1,090 with an area of 12,602 dunams. It was largely depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, but was resettled by Maronite Christians, who were expelled from the razed villages Kafr Bir'im. Morris, 2004. p.508.

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