Corpus separatum v. Jerusalem Law

Corpus separatum (‘separated body’) was the Jerusalem area in the 1947 United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine. According to the plan, the city would … More

Jacob and Esau today

The opening paragraph of the Israeli Declaration of Independence not only references the connection of Jewish people to the Land … More

Jacob’s deception of his father Isaac

Jacob, later given the name Israel, is regarded as a Patriarch of the Israelites and so is an important figure in Abrahamic religions, such as Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. … More

Esau – Edom and Idumea

Edom was an ancient kingdom in Transjordan located between Moab to the northeast, the Arabah to the west and the Arabian Desert to the south and east. Most of … More

The Real ROYAL Family

The British monarch is not the Crown, the office of monarch is the head of state and exists in the fiction. … More

Hamas

Hamas [Islamic Resistance Movement]) is a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist militant organization. It has a social service wing, Dawah, and a military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam … More

Fatah

Fatah, formerly the Palestinian National Liberation Movement, is a Palestinian nationalist social democratic political party and the largest faction of the confederated multi-party Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the second-largest … More

The Samaritan Pentateuch

The Samaritan Pentateuch, also known as the Samaritan Torah (torah shomronit), is a text of the first five books of the Hebrew … More

Hasmonean dynasty

The Hasmonean dynasty was a ruling dynasty of Judea and surrounding regions during classical antiquity. Between c. 140 and c. 116 BCE the dynasty ruled Judea semi-autonomously from the Seleucids. From 110 BCE, … More