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Open Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)

according to the Book of Genesis, Heb.,=father of many nations] or Abram ā'brӘm [Heb.,=exalted father], in the Bible, progenitor of the Hebrews; in

Open Bible

1. The name ‘Bible’ comes from the name of the city Byblos, the most important transshipment port for Egyptian papyrus on the eastern coast of the

brit milah

In Judaism, the covenant of male circumcision (removal of all or part of the foreskin of the penis). It is a sign of God's covenant with the Jewish

Open David

d. c.970 B.C., king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 B.C.), successor of Saul . The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who

Open Dead Sea Scrolls
Dead Sea Scrolls

ancient leather and papyrus scrolls first discovered in 1947 in caves on the NW shore of the Dead Sea. Most of the documents were written or copied


( fälä'shəs ) [Amharic,=exiles], Jews of Ethiopia who refer to themselves as Beta Israel (House of Israel). Long isolated from mainstream Judaism,

Open Genesis (Book of the Old Testament)
Genesis (Book of the Old Testament)

Genesis is the first book of the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament. The basic premise of this book is to recount the stories of the Hebrew

Open ghetto

Ghetto has a specific historical reference to the segregation of Jews within the Ghetto Nuovo in Venice of the 1400s, from which the name is derived,

Open God

Exemplary instances of globalization can be captured through a variety of economic, political, social, and cultural currents. One cultural current in

Open Hanukkah

Hanukkah commemorates the successful rebellion of the Jews against the Syrians in the Maccabean War of 162 B.C.E ., but the military associations of