Massacre the Jews and take over Jerusalem; Imam Okasha incites the Gaza public

Massacre the Jews and take over Jerusalem; Imam Okasha incites the Gaza public

Gaza: Imam Ahmed Okasha, a religious preacher from the Gaza Strip, made a provocative statement saying, ‘Jerusalem should be captured only after the massacre of the Jewish people.’ Only a day before this, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had warned that the extremists in the Gaza Strip had declared a Jihad against Israel. The Israeli […]

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46. Seleucids abuse the Jews

46. Seleucids abuse the Jews

Those were the times when under the rule of the Ptolemies, the Greek culture was stealthily creeping into the culture as well as the mindset of the Israelites, who were sadly reduced to mere helpless spectators to the changing scene and could do nothing more than swallow the bitter pill. Moreover, these were also times […]

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38. Solomon succeeds David as the king of Israel; construction of the ‘Holy Temple’ – the highest religious place of the Jews

38. Solomon succeeds David as the king of Israel; construction of the ‘Holy Temple’ – the highest religious place of the Jews

After the Israelites captured Jerusalem, David ceremoniously moved the ‘Tabernacle’ and the ‘Ark of the Covenant’ to the city. Though David was not permitted to undertake the construction of the ‘Holy Temple’, he gradually set about collecting material viz. gold, silver, copper, precious items, rocks and stones of various types that would be required to […]

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Tensions escalate in East Jerusalem as a group of Jews enters “Al-Aqsa”

Tensions escalate in East Jerusalem as a group of Jews enters “Al-Aqsa”

Jerusalem: 300 Jewish people entered the ‘Al-Aqsa’ mosque in Jerusalem and escalated tensions, reported a news agency from the Middle East. There was a possibility of a conflict between the Jewish intruders and the local Palestinians. However, a conflict was avoided as the authorities intervened, said the news agency. The Palestinians have expressed fear that […]

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Islamists protests across France over the proposal to omit certain content from the Quran believed to spread malice against the Jews

Islamists protests across France over the proposal to omit certain content from the Quran believed to spread malice against the Jews

Paris: In France, there is rising demand to omit the content from the Islamic holy scripture Quran that spreads malice against Jews and encourages violence. A group of 300 people including leaders like former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, former Prime Minister Manuel Valls along with renowned writers and eminent persons have submitted this proposal which […]

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18. The Exodus – God reveals Himself to the Jews at Mount Sinai

18. The Exodus – God reveals Himself to the Jews at Mount Sinai

Thus, delegating the responsibilities of everyday chores as per Jethro’s advice had greatly reduced the workload on Moses. Moreover, it was also the first step for the common Jews to gradually progress towards developing their own decision making capacity. By successfully fending off their first manmade adversity after the Exodus, viz. the attack by the […]

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10. Enslavement of the Jews in Egypt for hundreds of years; the birth of Moses

10. Enslavement of the Jews in Egypt for hundreds of years; the birth of Moses

Numbering a mere 70 (‘Seventy Souls’) when they moved to Egypt along with Jacob, the Jews grew in number rapidly over the following few generations and soon their population ran into millions. Though they had mingled well with the Egyptian society, their awareness of their religion, that of the divine vision that their patriarch Abraham […]

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66. The Peel Commission

66. The Peel Commission

Between 1933 and 1945, when the Jews in Germany were facing the Nazi atrocities, Palestine too was witnessing numerous happenings. In the meantime, the fifth ‘Aliyah’ happened during 1930-36, which brought with it some 170 thousand Jewish people to Palestine from across the globe. Overall, they now numbered well above 382 thousand. In 1935, David […]

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