Judea and Samaria region

West Bank, area in eastern Israel, the conquered territories

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

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  • Samaria —    This territory (whose name comes from Shemer, the owner of the hill on which the town was originally constructed [see 1 Kings 16:24]), consisted, at the time of Jesus, of the region south of Galilee and north of Judea, that is, the region… …   Glossary of theological terms

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  • HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • RELIGIOUS LIFE AND COMMUNITIES — Jews UNDER OTTOMAN RULE The Jews of the pre Zionist old yishuv, both sephardim (from the Orient) and ashkenazim (of European origin), dedicated their lives to the fulfillment of religious precepts: the study of the torah and the meticulous… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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