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Palestine explored

Neil, James M.A.

Palestine explored

with a view to its present natural features, and to the prevailing manners, customs, rites, and colloquial expressions of its people, which throw light on the figurative language of the Bible

by Neil, James M.A.

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Published by A.D.F. Randolph in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palestine -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementby James Neil.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 319 p. :
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16617091M

    Some in government, though, commended both Yahya and his novel. Yet none of it was true. The word here, therefore, is a very suggestive one, and seems to convey the idea, not only of an elevated place, lifted up on high, and offered as it were to God, but of one that defies it foes. The courts were preoccupied with land claims, and lawyers devoted a great deal of energy to proving title to land, much of it held in common under Ottoman rule.

    Woodrow Wilson had taken the advice of America's military chiefs, who preferred to concentrate their forces in Europe, and the missionary lobby, which wanted to provide more humanitarian assistance to Ottoman subjects. The narrow vale of Gehenna along the west and south, one of the most verdant and picturesque in all the neighbourhood, is shut in by the present so-called Hill of Evil Counsel, a terraced ridge with bold limestone cliffs, honeycombed by excavated sepulchres, which in some parts rises to a considerable elevation. No doubt, in allusion to this meaning of the word, as well as to its being a level surface on the summit of hills, Jerusalem was proudly called by its inhabitants "the meeshoar rock. Ben Gurion called it a pogrom, but according to Segev this is a misuse of the term.

    Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Only the speed of the Allied advance saved the two men from the noose, and they saw each other from time to time in the years that followed. Sacco interviews young boys, some paralyzed because of fighting, who work for rebellion and learns their families support them. By the summer ofwhen Germany was about to invade Poland, Monty reported: "The rebellion is definitely and finally smashed.


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Palestine explored book

Sacco journeys to many refugee camps to interview Palestinians. Olivet, after running for about three-quarters of a mile, slightly dips, and rises again in a separate hill called the Mount of Offence, where the village of Siloam, now Silwan, still clings to its steep sides, and where once upon its summit, towering high above the sanctuary of Jehovah, the idol temple of Solomon's heathen wives commanded the Holy City.

The black line to the northeast of it showing the position of the scarped foundation of the wall of Zion.

Palestine writer 'unable to go home' after ban on novel

He determines that Muslim women believe they have a choice yet they are punished if they go against society. They insisted that they had as much right as any Christian to live and prosper in Britain, and they did not want Weizmann, however Anglophile his tastes, telling them to settle in the Judean desert or to till the orange groves of Jaffa.

Shepherd writes that "British rule protected the Zionist beachhead in Palestine during the most vulnerable, insecure period during the s and s. Or will they stand and fight, in the occupied territories, on campus, in their communities and, soon enough, in the corridors of power in Washington?

Few realised just how much this myth, albeit a source of political strength, was still more - given the essential weakness it disguised - a source of danger without limit. Our feet shall stand Within thy gates, O Jerusalem! Despite the objections of some British military commanders and civil servants in Palestine, His Majesty's Government protected Jewish immigration, encouraged Jewish settlement, subsidised Jewish defence and protected the Yishuv, as Palestine's minority Jewish community called itself, from the native population.

They would make Palestine as Jewish as England was English. This three-volume third edition was slightly abridged but contained new maps and plans. Had the person who ordered his novel banned read them, perhaps their work would have been banned, too, Yahya said.

When he returned after the war, he was as interested in fending off rival Palestinian leaders and Arab states - notably Egypt and Transjordan, which had their own designs on Palestine - as he was in fighting the Zionists. Jerusalem in ancient times was not only "beautiful for elevation," but also secure and strong, beyond most cities, on the same account.

Prior to that time, most Arabs living in mandatory Palestine thought of themselves as either subjects of the Ottoman Empire or citizens of Greater Syria. Palestine is a journalistic graphic novel about Joe Sacco's journey to Israel and Palestine in and Amid the tension, Arabs carried out a savage massacre in Hebron.

As a result, the following book s have been removed from sale on Amazon. By the winter ofmany of Palestine's Jews, along with its Arabs and Armenians, were starving. Hence it was perfectly natural that Mount Zion should have been pre-eminently regarded from the earliest times 1 Jeremiahtzoor pameeshoar, "rock of the meeshoar," a Hebrew idiom for "the meeshoar rock.

Sameh organizes more interviews for Sacco. A few years later, Weizmann asked Churchill to remove Congreve as well. The huge rock-cut cisterns in the present Haram area, the site of the courts of the Temple, some of which are forty feet deep, afford a striking example of such excavations.

InJewish worshippers erected a screen to separate men from women at Jerusalem's Western Wall. It is exceedingly interesting to observe that both these "cistern to receive rain-water," and these "steps," are specially noted in connection with all the towers described by Josephus as 5Josephus' Wars of the Jews, 5.

Samuel responded with air strikes on Arab villages. If we bear in mind the position thus assigned, it adds much force to the figure under consideration.

Whether we confine it to the single mountain in question, or regard it as spoken of all the seven hills enclosed by the three walls of the ancient city, Mount Zion would convey to the mind of an Israelite a very grand representation.

He saw the Arabs emerging "as an organised and disciplined community, demonstrating its national will with political maturity and a capacity for self-evaluation". The police commander Sir Charles Tegart himself a believer in Zionism built the notorious Tegart police fortresses and an electrified fence along the northern border.

For Israel's new historians, among them Segev and Naomi Shepherd, the Zionist project is part of the saga of white settlement, as in north America and Rhodesia.Nov 19,  · A children’s book titled “P Is for Palestine” is infuriating some New York Jewish mothers — who charge that it’s nothing but anti-Semitic propaganda disguised as a kids’ alphabet book.

Get this from a library! Palestine explored: with a view to its present natural features, and to the prevailing manners, customs, rites, and colloquial expressions of its people, which throw light on the figurative language of the Bible. [James Neil, M.A.].

W.M. Thomson in his Thomson, The Land and the Book (new edition, ) and G.E. Post, Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai (), gave a needed popular resume of the manners, customs and folklore of the people, as these illustrated the Bible, and many books and articles since have added to.

Nov 07,  · PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) Palestine Liberation Organization Composed of various guerrilla groups and political factions, the PLO is dominated by Al Fatah, the largest group, whose leader, Yasir Arafat, was chairman of the PLO from to and established Palestinian control over the organization.

Palestine Explored [James Neil] on sylvaindez.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Palestine Explored by James Neil

Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt: index of subjects. Names of HebrewAuthor: James Neil. Dec 09,  · 'P is for Palestine: A Palestine Alphabet Book' was published on November 11th, and sold out within the first days of its launch.

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