It resulted in a great exodus of Jews, some 850,000 by most estimates.
In comparison, the events of 1948 created about 726,000 Arab refugees from "Palestine." Download article in pdf. In biblical times, when Jacob and his family fled from the famine besieging the land of Canaan, Egypt opened its doors.
Here Inyan presents a kaleidoscope of proud shomrei Torah u’mitzvos who share memories of their lives in Egypt and the modern-day exodus they experienced. When the State of Israel was declared in 1948, Jews in Arab lands became scapegoats.
Mobs in Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt vented their frustrations against their Jewish neighbors, most of whom they had been living with peacefully for generations.
It was in Egypt that the children and grand children of Jacob-Israel multiplied and became a people of twelve tribes.
It was also in Egypt that my family was forced to repeat the biblical exodus of Moses’ time.
Its Law of Return grants the right of citizenship to any Jew who requests it., Yehudim (pl.), in origin the term for a member of the tribe of Judah or the people of the kingdom of Judah.
According to the Hebrew Bible, the name of both the tribe and kingdom derive from Judah, the fourth son of Jacob., Yidn (pl.).
And like their Biblical ancestors, the Jews of Egypteventually left the country in a hurry, though without the great wealth and miraculous wonders that had accompanied their nation over 3,000 years earlier.
Comedienne Joan Rivers started screaming on the air after a commercial for Jews for Jesus aired on her radio show. These deceptions are most successful with Jews who have no knowledge of their own Jewish heritage.
The ad featured two Jewish men arguing over whether Jesus is the Jewish messiah, while the Jewish song Hava Nagillah played in the background. In Russia, for example, where Jewish education had been suppressed for 70 years, missionaries sponsor "Jewish revival meetings," where a tallit-clad clergyman asks throngs of unsuspecting Russian Jews to "accept Jesus into your heart." The sad thing is that tens of thousands of Jews (including an estimated 50,000 in Israel today) have fallen for this falsehood.
Feast of Freedom Passover פסח -5777Chief Rabbi Capers Shmuel Funnye We are nearly at that time of year again for our Feast of Freedom: Passover פסח.
Passover is one of the three festivals that Israelites are compelled to observe each year; the other two holy days being Yom Teruah and Yom Kippur.
For example: Their missionary campaigns are well-funded and relentless.