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

Religious nationalism

Religious nationalism is the relationship of nationalism to a particular religious belief, dogma, or affiliation. This relationship can be broken down into two aspects: the … 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

Kushinagar

Kushinagar is a pilgrimage town in the Kushinagar district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Buddhists … More

Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous as … More

Varanasi, also known as Benares

Varanasi, also known as Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, India, 320 kilometres (200 mi) south-east … More

Amarnath cave

Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft), about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar, … More

Kumbha Mela

Kumbh Mela or Kumbha Mela is a major pilgrimage and festival in Hinduism. It is celebrated in a cycle of approximately 12 years at four river-bank pilgrimage … More