Judea and Samaria

area of eastern Israel

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Judea and Samaria — Infobox Israel district name=Judea and Samaria caption= imgsize=150px hebname=Hebrew|יְהוּדָה וְשׁוֹמְרוֹן arname= capital= largest city=Ma ale Adummim no cities=4 no lc=13 no rc=6 population= popyear= area=: This article refers to a District of… …   Wikipedia

  • Judea and Samaria —    Terms used in Israel to refer to the West Bank …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Judea and Samaria region — West Bank, area in eastern Israel, the conquered territories …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Human Rights Organization of Judea and Samaria — The Human Rights Organization of Judea and Samaria or Yesha Human Rights Organization (Hebrew: ארגון זכויות אדם ביש ע‎) is an Israeli non governmental organization (NGO) headed by right wing Hebron activist Orit Struk that began operating in 1999 …   Wikipedia

  • Judea — or Judæa (Hebrew: יהודה, Standard Yəhuda Tiberian Unicode|Yəhûḏāh , praised, celebrated ; Greek: Ιουδαία, Ioudaía ; Latin: Iudaea ) is the mountainous southern part of the historic Land of Israel (Hebrew: ארץ ישראל Eretz Yisrael ), an area now… …   Wikipedia

  • Samaria (disambiguation) — Samaria refers to a region on the West Bank of the Jordan River.Samaria may also refer to:Places: *Samaria, capital of the Kingdom of Israel, roughly 930 720 BC *Judea and Samaria, a district of Israel *The Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete… …   Wikipedia

  • Samaria — Shomron redirects here. For the regional council, see Shomron Regional Council. For other uses, see Samaria (disambiguation). Map the Northern and Southern Kingdoms. Samaria was the capital of the Kingdom of Israel (in blue). 830s BC …   Wikipedia

  • Judea —    After the Captivity this name was applied to the whole of the country west of the Jordan (Hag. 1:1, 14; 2:2). But under the Romans, in the time of Christ, it denoted the southernmost of the three divisions of Palestine (Matt. 2:1, 5; 3:1;… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • SAMARIA —    a city of a district of the name between Judea and Galilee in the Holy Land, and which became the capital of the North Kingdom of Israel after the revolt from the Southern; was desolated by the hosts of Assyria in 720 B.C., and repeopled… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Judea — • It designates the part of Palestine adjacent to Jerusalem and inhabited by the Jewish community after their return from captivity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Judea     Judea …   Catholic encyclopedia

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