History Crash Course #68: Timeline: From Abraham to the State of Israel.  Good, easily understandable history of the Jewish nation.

History Crash Course Timeline: From Abraham to the State of Israel. Good, easily understandable history of the Jewish nation. Click graph for more info

Cochin Jews of India. Also known as India's Black Jews. They trace their history to the time of King Solomon, and came to India as merchants on behalf of the King of Israel.

Cochin Jews of India. Also known as India's Black Jews. [They trace their history to the time of King Solomon, and came to India as merchants on behalf of the King of Israel.

Jewish ghetto children in front of a synagogue, Rzeszów, Poland, c1942

Jewish ghetto children in front of a synagogue, Rzeszów, Poland,

“Yassy pogrom of June 27, 1941 was one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history, launched by governmental forces in the Romanian city of Iaşi (Yassy) against its Jewish population, resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews, according to Romanian authorities.

secondworldwarineurope: ““Yassy pogrom of June 1941 was one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history, launched by governmental forces in the Romanian city of Iaşi (Yassy) against its Jewish.

This is one of the first steps that Hitler took to imprison and obliterate the Jewish population. After their rights were taken away, he put the people in ghettos where they would be fed no more than 200 calories of food per day and would be taken one at a time off to Concentration Camps.

During World War II the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of all Jewish ghettos in occupied Europe. It was established in October – November, Over Jews were located there.

Yitayish Ayenew, the first black Miss Israel and also the first woman of Ethiopian heritage to win the crown, poses with the Israeli flag at Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, NJ, on June 14.  “Part of being Jewish is being in the state of Israel,” she told the Solomon Schechter students, with visible emotion. “To be a Jew is to keep the tradition, to continue to be who we are. I am proud to be a Jew.”  Photo by Maxine Dovere.

When Yitayish “Titi” Ayenew, the first black Miss Israel, was a young orphan who moved from Ethiopia to Israel, it was learning the Hebrew language that turned around her fortunes.

Israel's 1947 founding and the 1948 Israeli-Arab War These three maps show how Israel went from not existing to, in 1947 and 1948, establish...

40 maps that explain the Middle East

Israel's 1947 founding and the 1948 Israeli-Arab War These three maps show how Israel went from not existing to, in 1947 and establish.

Russia Virtual Jewish History Tour | Jewish Virtual Library

Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism.

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