Islamic-Jewish relations
Islamic–Jewish relations started in the 7th century CE with the origin and spread of Islam in the Arabian peninsula. The two religions share similar values, guidelines, and principles. Islam also inc...
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Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
History of the Levant
Heritage of Palestine (Ancient Period)
History of the Levant
The Levant is a geographical term that refers to a large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesop...
History of the Jews under Muslim rule
By the time of the Muslim conquests of the 7th century, ancient Jewish communities had existed in many parts of the Middle East and North Africa since Antiquity. Jews under Islamic rule were given the...
History of the Jews under Muslim rule - Wikipedia
People of the Book
People of the Book (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) are the Jews and Christians.In Islam, the Muslim scripture, the Qur'an, is taken to represent the completion of these scriptures, and ...
Biblical narratives and the Qur'an
The Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam, contains references to more than fifty people and events also found in the Bible. While the stories told in each book are generally comparable in most ...
Biblical narratives and the Qur'an - Wikipedia
Judaism
Judaism (from the Latin: Iudaismus, derived from the Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, and ultimately from the Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew: יהדות, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Jud...
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Five Pillars of Islam
The Five Pillars of Islam (arkān al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are the foundation...
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Judeo-Islamic philosophies (800 - 1400)
This article covers the influence of Jewish and Islamic philosophy on each other, focusing especially on the period from 800–1400 CE.
A century after the Qur'an was revealed, numerous religious sc...
Jewish philosophy
Jewish philosophy (Hebrew: פילוסופיה יהודית‎; Arabic: الفلسفة اليهودية‎; Yiddish: ייִדיש פֿילאָסאָפֿיע) includes all philosophy carried out by Jews, or in relation to the religion ...
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Early Islamic philosophy
Early Islamic philosophy or classical Islamic philosophy is a period of intense philosophical development beginning in the 2nd century AH of the Islamic calendar (early 9th century CE) and lasting unt...
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Maimonides
Mosheh ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן-מימון‎), or Mūsā ibn Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎), acronymed RaMBaM (Hebrew: רמב"ם‎ – for "Rabbeinu Mosheh Ben Maimon", "Our Rabbi/Teacher Mo...
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Thomas C. Wasson
Thomas Campbell Wasson (1896 – 28 May 1948) was an American diplomat who was killed while serving as the Consul General for the United States in Jerusalem. Wasson was also a member of United Nat...
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Lot (Bible)
Lot (/lɒt/; Hebrew: לוֹט,  Lot,  Lôṭ ; "veil" or "covering") is a person mentioned in the biblical Book of Genesis chapters 11–14 and 19. Notable episodes in his life include his tr...
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Dolphinarium discotheque suicide bombing
The Dolphinarium discotheque suicide bombing was a terrorist attack on June 1, 2001 in which a suicide bomber Saeed Hotari, blew himself up outside of a nightclub, killing 21 Israeli teenagers and 4 a...
Dolphinarium discotheque suicide bombing - Wikipedia
Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
Old City (Jerusalem)
The Old City (Hebrew: העיר העתיקה‎, Ha'Ir Ha'Atiqah, Arabic: البلدة القديمة‎, al-Balda al-Qadimah, Armenian: Երուսաղեմի հին քաղաք, Yerusaghemi hin k'aghak' ) is a 0.9 square kilome...
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Nablus
Nablus (Arabic: نابلس‎ Nāblus [næːblʊs], Hebrew: שכם‎ Šəḵem, Biblical Shechem Škem, Greek: Νeapolis Νεάπολις) is a city in the northern West Bank, approximately 49 kilometers (30 ...
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Kadmonites
Kadmonites: The name of a people inhabiting the land promised to Abraham in Genesis 15:19. Jewish tradition regards the term as being identical to Bnei Kedem ("Children of the East") a designation of ...
Federation of Arab Trade Unions and Labor Societies
FATULS, the Federation of Arab Trade Unions and Labor Societies (Ittihad al-Niqabat wa'l-Jam'iyyat al-'Arabiyya, later known as the Arab Workers' Congress) was formed by Marxist activists led by Bulus...
The Promise (2010 play)
The Promise is a 2010 play by Ben Brown. It premiered from 17 February to 20 March 2010 at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond-upon-Thames. It is set early in World War I and deals with the lead-up to...
Bara, Syria
Bara (Arabic: بارة‎) also called Al-Bara is one of the former "Dead Cities" in northwestern Syria. It is located in the Zawiya Mountain approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi) north from Ha...
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Officers of the County of Tripoli
As in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, the County of Tripoli had a smattering of offices: seneschal, constable, marshal, chamberlain, and chancellor. The Great Officers of the County of Tripoli were:
Officers of the County of Tripoli - Wikipedia
Annas
Annas [also Ananus or Ananias], son of Seth (23/22 BC–death date unknown, probably around 40CE), was appointed by the Roman legate Quirinius as the first High Priest of the newly formed Roman pr...
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James Finn
James Finn was a British Consul in Jerusalem, in the then Ottoman Empire (1846–1863). He arrived in 1845 with his wife Elizabeth Anne Finn. Finn was a devout Christian, who belonged to the London Soci...
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Rephaite
Rephaite (Heb. plural רפאים, Rephaim; Phoenician: rpʼm) is a North-West Semitic term that occurs in the Hebrew Bible as well as other, non-Jewish ancient texts from the region. It can refer either to ...
Islamic view of Moses
Mûsâ (Arabic: ٰمُوسَى, translit.: Mūsa; c. 2076 (c. 1392) – c. 1952 BH (c. 1272 BCE)), known as Moses in the Hebrew Bible, is considered a prophet, messenger, and leader in Islam. In Islamic...
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