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Byzantine Churches in the Negev *

Securing their trade routes, the Nabateans built Byzantine Churches in the Negev in stations on the the main routes at Kurnub (Mamshit), Shivta and Avdat. Nabateans In the first century ...

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Kinneret Mystery Mound *

A stone’s throw from the Jordan River is a conical mound of stones from side to side in the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). Israeli scientists puzzle over how an ancient stone ...

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Jews in Arabia

The history of the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula dates back to Biblical times. The Jewish tribes of Arabia were ethnic groups professing the Jewish faith that inhabited the Arabian Peninsula before and during the advent of Islam. In the north where ...

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Khirbet Kerak *

The tell of Khirbet Kerak was at certain times the site of two twin towns, Bet Yerah and Sinnabris. The Jerusalem Talmud mentions Bet Yerah as sitting alongside Sinnabri (al-Sinnabra), describing both as walled cities. The ...

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Jews in the United Arab Emirates

History of the Jews in the United Arab Emirates Jews had historical and modern presence over the millennia in the Middle East and in the United Arab Emirates UAE. There are ...

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Pan-Arab Colors *

Pan-Arab Colors in Arab flags are red, black, white and green (Pan-Arab colors); common symbols include stars, crescents and the Shahada. Pan-Arab Colors Each of the four Pan-Arab colors were intended to represent a certain Arab ...

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Jezreel Valley *

The Jezreel Valley is a large fertile plain and inland valley in the Northern District of Israel. It is bordered to the north by the highlands of the Lower Galilee region, to the south by the Samarian highlands, to ...

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History of the Jews *

Jewish history is the history of the Jews, and their nation, religion and culture. Although Judaism as a religion first appears in Greek records during the Hellenistic period (323 BCE – 31 BCE) and the earliest mention ...

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Jerusalem Approaches South*

Jerusalem Approaches South must meet the center of Israel, on top of the Judaean mountains (700-800 m above sea level). For the past 3000 years it is one of the ...

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