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ISRAEL - THE LAND & THE NATION




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Historical Timeline
Modern Israeli History 1860-2006

1860
First neighborhood, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, built outside Jerusalem's walls.

1860 - 1904
Theodor Herzl, Father of Zionism, is born.

1866 Jews become a majority in Jerusalem.

1878
Petah Tikvah, first Zionist agricultural settlement, founded by Orthodox Jews.

1882 - 1903
First Aliyah, made up of mostly Eastern European Jews. Started settlements of Rishon Lezion, Rosh Pina and Zichron Yaakov. Also a small number of immigrants from Yemen.

1897
First Zionist Congress convened by Theodor Herzl in Basle, Switzerland.

Israel in a Sea of Arab States
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How Much Land is Enough?
by Ruth R. Wisse

Before you begin reading this, please have before you on screen, paper, or wall, a reliable full-scale map of the Middle East, one stretching from Morocco to Afghanistan, from the Caspian Sea to the Gulf of Aden.  You will note that the territory covering 5.25 million miles belongs to states of the
Israel, the Land and Her People
(Whose land is it?)



Map: 830's BCE
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Yesha Leaders Write UN,
‘Bible Records Israel as Jewish Land’

IsraelNationalNews.com
by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
May 4, 2011

A letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon from Yesha Leaders explains that the Bible, the Quran, and international agreements document Israel as being the Land of the Jewish People.

The signatories threatened to sue Ban if he continues “to ignore the historical and legal facts enclosed in this letter and continues with the present unjust and illegal policies of the United Nations.”

Citing the Bible as “recording for all time the awarding of the Land of Israel to the forefathers of the Jewish People by the



Creator of the world,” the letter tell Ban it gives him the “opportunity to correct the deviation of the nations from international law in accordance with the responsibilities of your position and thus obviate the measures undoubtedly to be inflicted on those who act contrary to the Covenant of the Almighty with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.”   <continue...>



JERUSALEM



Jerusalem of Gold







Jerusalem is Israel’s Eternal Capital....
Biblically, Historically & Politically

 For over 3,000 years, no nations or empires but Israel have had their capital in Jerusalem.

 The Bible mentions the name “Jerusalem” nearly 800 times; but not once is it mentioned in the Qur’an.

 The U.S. House in 1990 and the Senate in 1995 passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act recognizing Jerusalem as the spiritual center of Judaism and the undivided capital of Israel, where persons of all religious faiths are guaranteed full access to holy sites. This Act further authorized the United States to move its Embassy to Jerusalem.

  Israel has the sovereign right, like any democratic nation, to allow the building of new houses for its residents anywhere, including all of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem: 4000 Years in 5 Minutes