of the Association of Jewish Youth and of the British Council and the Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem. He was awarded the Star of Ethiopia in 1954 and the Star of Jordan in 1995 for his work in the Middle East peace process. Between 1984 and 1990 he had acted as a secret intermediary in negotiations between King Hussein of Jordan and the Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres, offering the use of his country house. Content Midweek Politics is generally considered a progressive
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movements. * Israel has about 10,000 displaced Bedouins, most of whom are Arab citizens of Israel. * Kenya has 250,000 - 400,000 IDPs due to the violence that rocked the country after the 2007 elections. '''The People's Voice''' (called in Hebrew (Hebrew language) המפקד הלאומי, literally '''The National Census''') is an Israeli-Palestinian civil initiative dedicated to advancing the process of achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Co-founders Ami
Corneliu Vadim Tudor''). He also said that he had become, in his own words, a "philo-Semite (Philo-Semitism)". In subsequent months he and some of his supporters traveled to Poland to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp; and, despite strong objections from the family of slain Israeli Prime Minister (Prime Minister of Israel) Yitzhak Rabin and many Jewish organizations,
.stm (BBC) (The Guardian) ** A man is fatally shot outside Israel's embassy in Tashkent. The man, who has a history of mental illness, was carrying wooden objects, and guards suspected him of being a suicide bomber. He walked through to the building, despite warning shots in the air and a bullet to the leg, and was eventually shot dead. The American (United States) embassy reported he was a suicide bomber and one Uzbek (Uzbekistan) police officer said the man was carrying only a harmless package. However, it was later reported that the man was carrying a mock explosive belt. (Haaretz), (Ynet) * Michael Ross becomes the first person executed in the U.S. state of Connecticut since 1960. He was convicted in 1987 of the murder of four girls and young women. He confessed to having committed four more killings. (CNN) ** Shin Bet head Avi Dichter finishes his 5-year term and Yuval Diskin is appointed as his replacement. (Ynet) ** Israeli right wing students begin a hunger strike in protest of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan of 2004. (Haaretz) (Ynet) * Amid continuing unrest In Uzbekistan (May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan), the city of Andijan is sealed. British Foreign Secretary (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) Jack Straw (Jack Straw (politician)) says there has been "a clear abuse of human rights" in Uzbekistan. (BBC) Commons:Category:Israel Wikipedia:Israel Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel
; Qatar, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait Indian naval ships coming on courtesy tour. Gulf-times.com. 24 July 2007. Retrieved on 2012-01-06. and other countries in 2005–2007. International On the international level, BBYO organizes large-scale programs and offerings for its members, both during the school year
, who was the ancestral enemy of the Israelite people (Exodus (Book of Exodus) 17:16; Deuteronomy 25:19). , where it is said that Chedorlaomer and his confederates (Confederation) "smote
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January 2007 (UTC)), (Al Jazeera), (Haaretz) (Link dead as of 22:31, 14 January 2007 (UTC)) * The Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon, survives a major leadership challenge within the Likud Party. The proposal, which would have ordered the next Party Leader election be held in October 2005 rather than April 2006, is voted down by the party's
structures that define social species. Thus, among the participants in these meetings were scientists who used a wide variety of methods in studies of animals as well as humans, and patients as well as normal participants. The consensus also emerged that a Society for Social Neuroscience should be established to give scientists from diverse disciplines and perspectives the opportunity to meet, communicate with, and benefit from the work of each other. The international, interdisciplinary Society
, National Spiritual Assemblies (National Spiritual Assembly) were formed, and many thousands of Local Spiritual Assemblies (Local Spiritual Assembly) sprang up as the Bahá'í Faith spread around the globe. Then, during the 1930s he worked on a series of major translation projects, translating the works of Bahá'u'lláh into English. Starting in 1937, he set into motion a series of systematic plans to establish Bahá'í communities in every country of the world. The culmination of these plans was the Ten Year Crusade that covered the years from 1953 to 1963. Starting in the late 1940s, after the independence of Israel, he also started to develop the Bahá'í World Centre in Haifa, including the construction of the superstructure of the Shrine of the Báb and the building of the International Archives as well as beautifying the gardens at Bahji, where the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh is located; these plans continued through the 1950s. In the 1950s he also continued building the Bahá'í administration, establishing in 1951 the International Bahá'í Council to act as a precursor to the Universal House of Justice, as well as appointing 32 living Hands of the Cause — Bahá'ís who achieved a distinguished rank in service to the religion and whose main function was to propagate and protect the religion. He also acted as the official representative of the religion to legal authorities in Israel. It is also practised by large communities in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia (in the Hejaz and Asir ('Asir Province)), the United Arab Emirates, Israel, the Swahili Coast, Mauritius, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan (by Chechens (Chechen people)) and Indian States of Kerala (most of the Mappilas), Karnataka (Bhatkal, Mangalore and Coorg districts), Maharashtra (by Konkani Muslims), Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep Islands. Commons:Category:Israel Wikipedia:Israel Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel
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.