By Donald J Zeigler
This ebook, a part of the «Modern international international locations» sequence. Chapters hide geography, background, humans and tradition, executive and politics, the economic system, and percentages for the longer term. The textual content is dense and provided in very lengthy sentences and paragraphs, so even supposing the e-book is small and can entice more youthful readers, the narrative will most likely paintings top for the older finish of the age variety. The ebook additionally contains numerous components to assist scholars doing study, together with a listing of pertinent evidence, heritage highlights, a bibliography, feedback for additional examining and study, and an in depth index.
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Israel and the Palestinian Territories cover only a small area of Earth’s surface, but they contain many diverse natural landscapes. As the country’s population has increased, changes have come to the natural environment, not all of which are good. Many swamps were drained to create farmland, for instance, something that probably would not be acceptable with today’s more enlightened environmental attitudes. Nowhere in the region, however, may water be taken for granted. Nevertheless, it is remarkable how productive the dry lands can be.
Judaism places a strong emphasis on these texts and their interpretation. The result has been the evolution of a highly literate culture in which education is central to life and living. ” In North America, temple is also used to designate the place where Jews come together to pray. The original Temple, and the only place where Jews could pray in Solomon’s time, stood in Jerusalem. The focal point of the worship service is the chanting of Torah portions by the cantor. He reads from the Torah scrolls.
The widespread death camps had names like Dachau, Auschwitz, and Treblinka. After World War II, most of History of Two Peoples the world agreed that the Jewish people had suffered enough and that they needed a homeland, a state of their own. The Jews wanted their Holy Land, governed since 1922 by the British as the Mandate of Palestine. Resettlement had already begun, first under the Ottomans and then under the British. Jews from Europe, under Moses Montefiore, had purchased land on the outskirts of Jerusalem in the mid-1800s.