Browsing: Israel

A Brief History This article presents a timeline of Israel’s history! Digging Deeper In the 17th Century BC, Israelites settled in what is now modern Israel.  On an unknown date, Israelites traveled to Egypt to escape famine. In the 12th Century BC, Israelites left Egypt in Exodus, resumed living in Israel, according to religious texts, but supporting historical records remain elusive regarding the “Exodus.” in 1020 BC, Saul established the Kingdom of Israel. On December 29, Catholics and Lutherans celebrate the feast day of David, that guy from the Bible who first made the news by slaying the giant Goliath. …

A Brief History On July 29, 1993, Ukrainian-American retired auto worker, John Demjanjuk, was finally acquitted by the Supreme Court of Israel and was a free man.  Or was he? Digging Deeper The long sad story began when Demjanjuk was born in the Ukraine in 1920.  Life was normal (which in the 1930’s Ukraine was starvation during Stalin’s famine) until World War II when he was drafted into the Red Army of the Soviet Union.  Captured by the Germans, he finished the war as a POW under horrible conditions.   This moment is where the story hit’s a snag.  According to…