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  • EN-GEDI — (Heb. עֵין גֶּדִי). (1) An oasis on the western shore of the Dead Sea and one of the most important archaeological sites in the Judean Desert. En Gedi (En Gaddi in Greek and Latin; ʿAyn Jiddī in Arabic) is actually the name of the perennial… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOAT — The classification of the domesticated goat bred in Israel is disputed among scholars, some maintaining that it originates from the wild goat Capra hircus, hence the name of the domesticated goat as Capra hircus mambrica, others, that it… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • DEAD SEA — (Heb. יָם הַמֶּלַח, Yam ha Melaḥ; Salt Sea ), an inland lake in central Ereẓ Israel. It was created in the Upper Pleistocene Age by the drying up of the Rift Valley Sea (except for the southern end which probably dates to historical times). The… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BAR KOKHBA — (d. 135 C.E.), leader of the revolt in Judea against Rome (132–135 C.E.). The Man and the Leader Bar Kokhba is known in talmudic sources as Ben Kozevah, Bar Kozevah, or Ben Koziva (Heb. בן כוזבה, בר כוסבא, בן כוזיבא; Sanh. 93b; BK 97b; TJ, Ta an …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Liste der Biografien/Ged — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2007 timeline of the War in Somalia — The timeline of events in the War in Somalia during 2007 is set out below.TimelineJanuary 1, 2007On January 1, Islamists abandoned their last stronghold in Kismayo. After their departure, looters took to the streets, but order was restored… …   Wikipedia

  • ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE AND TALMUD — ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE AND TALMUD. Although no basic changes have occurred in the faunistic composition of Ereẓ Israel since biblical times, an examination of the names of the animals mentioned in the Bible and in talmudic literature reveals that a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WEIGHTS AND MEASURES — From the earliest period of their history the Jews were alive to the necessity of an accurate system of weights and measures, and an honest handling of them. The first legislation in the interest of economic righteousness in general is found in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism