Archive for January, 2017

The Grand Mufti
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The Grand Mufti

Primary Sources April 11, 1921, with Yasser Arafat and Mahmud Abbas Nov 10. 1947, Mufti implies Arab fight on Even US Force, United Press, NY Herald Tribune Excerpt from The Mufti and the Palestinian National Movement, Philip Matter, Columbia University Press, New York, 1988, p.126 Quotes from the Mufti of Jerusalem, 1921-1970 Secondary Sources Appointment […]

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April 7, 426 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Valentinian III (425 – 455)
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April 7, 426 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Valentinian III (425 – 455)

Inheritance Laws concerning Jewish Converts to Christianity “If a son, a daughter, or a grandson, one or many, of a Jew or of a Samaritan, shall cross over in a better judgment from the darkness of their proper superstition to the light of the Christian religion, their parents, namely father and mother, grandfather or grandmother, […]

July 9, 425 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Valentinian III (425 – 455)
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July 9, 425 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Valentinian III (425 – 455)

Prohibition of Jews from State Service and the Legal Profession “ … [S]ince it behooves that the religious populace shall not be depraved by any superstition, we order that the Manichaeans, all the heretics or schismatics and astrologers, and every sect hostile to the Catholics must be expelled from the very sight of the various […]

425 The Temple Mount
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425 The Temple Mount

“After the defeat of Bar Kokhba by the Romans in 135 C.E., Jews were banned from Jerusalem. Only in 425 C.E., when the Jews of the Galilee wrote to Byzantiane empress Aelia Eudocia, seeking permission to pray by the ruins of the Temple. Permission was granted and they were officially permitted to resettle in Jerusalem.” […]

June 8, 423 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) Arcadius (395 – 408) and Honorius (393 – 423)
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June 8, 423 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) Arcadius (395 – 408) and Honorius (393 – 423)

Prohibition of Building New Synagogues and Protection of Old Synagogues What we legislated recently concerning the Jews and their synagogues shall remain in force, namely, that they shall never be permitted to build new synagogues, neither shall they dread that the old ones shall be seized from them. Let them know, indeed, that the other […]

April 9, 423 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Honorius (393 – 423)
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April 9, 423 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Honorius (393 – 423)

Protection of Jews and Synagogues “Known and divulged to all are our decrees and those of our ancestors, in which we suppressed the arrogance and the audacity of the abominable pagans, as well as of the Jews and the heretics. We want the Jews to know, however, that we take with pleasure the occasion of […]

February 15, 423 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450), Arcadius (395 – 408) and Honorius (393 – 423)
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February 15, 423 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450), Arcadius (395 – 408) and Honorius (393 – 423)

Christian Protection of Synagogues “It seems right that in the future none of the synagogues of the Jews shall either be indiscriminately seized or put on fire. If there are some synagogues that were seized or vindicated to churches or indeed consecrated to the venerable mysteries in a recent undertaking and after the law was […]

Balfour Declaration
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Balfour Declaration

Primary Source November 2nd, 1917, The Balfour Declaration Secondary Sources November 2nd, 1917,The Balfour Declaration The First World War and the Balfour Declaration, Based on Albright, et al, Palestine: A Study of Jewish, Arab and British Policies The Dreyfus Exhibit 1 – The Jerusalem Report, May 2017 The Dreyfus Exhibit 2 – The Jerusalem Report, […]

March 10, 418 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Honorius (393 – 423)
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March 10, 418 Emperors Theodosius II (408 – 450) and Honorius (393 – 423)

Exclusion of Jews from the Military “The entrance to State Service shall be closed from now on to those living in the Jewish superstition who attempt to enter it. We concede therefore to all those who took the oath of the Service, either among the Executive Agents or among the Palatins [executives in the financial […]

Theodor Herzl
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Theodor Herzl

Primary Sources August 1897, Predicts that there would be a State of Israel by 1947 October 21 1898, Diaries Central Zionist Archives October 29 1898, His Diary October 28, 1898, Kaiser meets Wilhelm II of Germany in Palestine Secondary Sources October 18 1898, Meets Kaiser Wilhelm II of German in Palestine October 19, 1898, Meets […]

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