Israeli independence in 1948 was marked by massive migration of jews from europe, a jewish exodus from arab and muslim countries to israel, and of arabs from israel, followed by the arab–israeli conflict. An introduction to the history of israel and judah 3rd ed edition introduction to the old testament, third edition (the old testament library) j alberto soggin 50 out of 5 stars 2 paperback $4125 next editorial reviews about the author j alberto soggin is emeritus professor of hebrew language and literature in the university of.
The arab-israeli conflict: an introduction and documentary reader [gregory s mahler] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the arab-israeli conflict has been one of the most protracted and contentious disputes in the middle east this wide-ranging textbook examines the diplomatic and historical setting within which the conflict developed.
Alberto soggin's introduction to the histoy of israel and judah has always been regarded as one of the vey best works on a subject which abounds with probkems, and this third edition, completely reset, and updated, including bibliographies, to the end of the 1990s, keeps it a leader in its field.
Obviously the primary source for a history of old testament israel is the old testament the old testament is more than just a source for israel’s history, but it is a rich treasure of information in fact israel’s history is written in greater detail than many of the neighboring countries. The nation of israel—with a population of more than 8 million people, most of them jewish—has many important archaeological and religious sites considered sacred by jews, muslims and christians alike, and a complex history with periods of peace and conflict.
History of ancient israel: oxford research encyclopedias creation of israel, 1948: office of the historian, us department of state the arab-israeli war of 1948: office of the historian, us department of state. On 14 july 2011, the largest social protest in the history of israel began in which hundreds of thousands of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds in israel protested against the continuing rise in the cost of living (particularly housing) and the deterioration of public services in the country (such as health.
This is a continuation of an introduction to english-language literature on israeli legal history jewish courts in the mandate period likhovski (2006) and shamir (1999, shamir ) have both written about the culture and structure of law under the mandate. A thorough, wholly enjoyable and well-documented summary of modern israel, from the beginning of the zionist movement to the present, covering aspects such as geography, history, social studies, economy, religion, literature, music, cinema, politics, the military, etc.
An introduction to the history of israel and judah 3rd ed edition by j alberto soggin (author. Our purpose in this class is to understand the history of israel as an integration of political, social, economic, and religious factors, and to do so, on the basis of the old testament as scripture, but also with careful attention to the literary and archaeological sources of the ancient. This historic presentation covers the most important events in the history of israel, from the jewish kingdoms of david and solomon to the collapse of the oslo peace process in the fall of 2000 the remaining period from the turn of the millennium until today will be added as soon as possible.