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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57. The Balfour Declaration

57. The Balfour Declaration

The number of Jews returning to Jerusalem from various parts of the world crossed 40 thousand between 1904 and 1914 and the world witnessed the second wave of the ‘Aliyah’. The relentless efforts of the Zionist Organization founded by Theodore Herzl had indeed culminated in success. During the times of the Holy Temple, the city […]

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Israeli Prime Minister visits Balkan countries in Europe; discussions on cooperation in oil, security and technology sectors

Israeli Prime Minister visits Balkan countries in Europe; discussions on cooperation in oil, security and technology sectors

Verna: While major European countries are opposed to Israel on issues like sanctions against Iran and Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is on a visit to the Balkan countries of Europe. The Israeli Prime Minister is here to participate in the Craiova Forum, a group of the Balkan countries in Europe and he becomes […]

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