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04
Feb
2021

The Common Era: Medieval

Throughout this period, numerous empires conquered and subsequently ruled the land. They occupied many holy sites, and the land was the center of successive conflicts between mainly Christian and Muslim groups, most commonly known as t... Read more
23
Mar
2021

The Common Era: Early Modern

Israel is subsumed into the Ottoman Empire throughout this period. Meanwhile, in Europe, the Reformation, the Wars of Religion, and the subsequent Enlightenment fundamentally change the relationship between the state, individuals, and ... Read more
23
Mar
2021

1882- 1903: The First Aliyah

Following the pogroms in Russia during the early 1880’s, roughly 35,000 Jews immigrated to Ottoman-ruled historic Israel from Eastern Europe, along with a smaller group that arrived from Yemen. Many of these immigrants worked and liv... Read more
23
Mar
2021

1896- 1897: Theodor Herzl and the First Zionist Congress

A visionary activist widely regarded as the father of modern Zionism writes “The Jewish State,” which argues that the answer to antisemitism is Jewish national self-determination. Theodor Herzl convenes the First Zionist Congress, ... Read more
23
Mar
2021

1904-1914: The Second Aliyah

Due to repeated pogroms, poverty, and also ideology, Jewish immigrants from Russia, Poland and Yemen began to arrive in historic Israel and establish more agricultural settlements. ... Read more
23
Mar
2021
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