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  Geborei - Ashqelon
Ashkalon - one of the five Philistine city-states and a seaport in the southern coastal plain of Eretz Israel situated 12 miles north of Gaza and 10 miles south of Ashod.
Ashkalon is mentioned in connection with several details of the Samson stories (Judges 14:19).
In the early years of the Byzantine period, Ashkalon was the seat of a school of Hellenistic philosophy and was strongly opposed to Christianity.
www.thing.net /~grist/golpub/fowler/paulup/geborei/ashkalon.htm   (583 words)

 The Campaign to Free Marwan Barghouti & All Prisoners
The meeting was concluded by a promise from Ban Ki Moon to raise the issue during his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Included were: Abdul Khalek Natshe (moved to Nafha Prison), Sheikh Bassam Assadi (moved to Ashkalon Prison), Ali Assafuri (moved to Galbou Prison).
The move follows the success of the National Conciliation Document of the Prisoners as a vehicle for the Hamas and Fatah to reach an agreement on the formation of a national unity government and put an end to the Palestinian infighting.
www.freebarghouti.org /english/news/news.html   (1938 words)

 My Experience on Project Otzma XVII
Now that I have begun to settle into my schedule, my initial, unromanticized reasons for choosing to participate in Project Otzma are clearer than ever before.
Living in Beit Canada, a merkaz klita (absorption center) in Ashkalon, and interacting with olim hadashim (new immigrants) on a daily basis has afforded me the opportunity to begin to understand an aspect of Israel that I would never have encountered in any other setting.
Attending Ulpan with olim hadashim in their twenties at Kalanit, another merkaz klita in Ashkalon, has given me the opportunity to interact with people that I would never have met and to hear stories that I would never have heard in any other setting.
www.ujc.org /content_display.html?ArticleID=68163   (763 words)

 Eyewitness: Israeli soldiers murdered a British student -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Joseph Carr, 23, was testifying as a defence witness in the manslaughter trial of Sgt Wahid Taysir.
Carr appeared in court at a military base at Castina Junction in Ashkalon, near Tel Aviv, and was asked to describe in full details the moments leading up to 22-year-old Tom Hurndall’s shooting.
Hurndall, from north London, was leading a group of Palestinian children to safety at a checkpoint in the Rafah refugee camp when an Israeli soldier shot him in the head in April last year.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=6295   (861 words)

 Arabic Media Internet Network   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Abu Sakoot described the Ashkalon prison cell where he lived saying, “It is terrible, no widows, no natural ventilation, it has very dim light that makes your eyes hurt.
It had rough walls, very hard to lean against.” After the interrogation was over, Murad was transferred to the general population cells in Ashkalon Prison where his health condition deteriorated tremendously.
Murad said, “They transferred me to solitary confinement in Ashkalon as a punishment after I had a quarrel with one of the prison guards.
www.amin.org /eng/uncat/2005/july/july2-1.html   (4575 words)

 Miscellaneous Material On The Old Testament
The were situated in the broad coastal plain of southern Palestine, except for Gath which is in the Shephelah or hill-country.
However, known facts of history show that the descendants of Ham, including Canaan and the Philistim emigrated to the northern part of East Africa (Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya) up through the Sinai Peninsula, through the region west of the Dead Sea and the Jordan R. up to and including part of Asia Minor.
There was the kingdom of Philistia on the coast (five cities: Ekron, Ashdod, Ashkalon, Gaza, and Gath; Gerar is included among the cities of Philistia because Abimelech is called a king of the Philistines (Gen.
home.thirdage.com /Religion/sam75766/Misc_Material_On_OT.html   (1320 words)

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Use by anyone else is strictly verboten and will tend to get you in trouble with us unless permission is obtained first...and you don't want to meet my agent when she comes calling, and there are times when she scares even me, believe me!) Chapter Ten.
Where you are is Ashkalon, one of the Gates leading to the Heavens, and here I have summoned you to begin my quest to remake reality into a new image..." "Ashkalon?" the Wizard Ranma said in alarm, glancing around and taking in the landscape, as did many of the others.
And to one side was a gateway...there were no other words to describe it, formed of shimmering mother-of-pearl and alabaster pillars that framed a set of stairs that stretched upward to vanish amid the very heavens.
www.megspace.com /entertainment/drakensis/destiny/rw10.txt   (4431 words)

 Baibars   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1263 he attacked Acre, the capital of the remnant of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, but was unable to take it.
Nevertheless, he defeated the Crusaders in many other battles (Arsuf, Athlith, Haifa, Safad, Jaffa, Ashkalon, Caesarea); whenever possible he took as prisoners members of the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller, who were much hated in the Muslim world then, and considered to be the greatest military threat.
In 1266 Baibars defeated the Armenians in Cilicia, the only powerful ally of Antioch.
www.free-download-soft.com /info/baibars.html   (597 words)

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The word means "southward." The place, a kibbutz, was founded as the most southerly Jewish colony in the land.
It lies on the coastal plain, about halfway between Ashkalon and Kiryat Gat.
You approach Negba along a gently curving road that passes fertile fields and a neat white fence.
primerct.org /index_plain.php?content=unger/anotherviewofsettlements   (918 words)

 Middle East Online
Somebody should please tell these vaunted Israeli civilian leaders and their powerful army that Ariel Sharon tried these policies for many years on three fronts, and we see this week the ugly balance sheet of his monumental futility.
This week the Palestinians fired a few longer range rockets into the southern Israeli city of Ashkalon - or Asqalan as it is known in Arabic.
This makes the Israeli concept of a buffer zone imbecilic, because the Palestinians only become more determined and more proficient at sending rockets over the zone.
www.middle-east-online.com /english/?id=16929   (686 words)

 Israeli convicted in Britons death -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An Israeli military court convicted a former soldier of manslaughter in the killing of a pro-Palestinian British activist in April 2003.
Taysir Hayb was convicted Monday at the Castina military court in Ashkalon, near Tel Aviv, of killing Tom Hurndall, 22, a member of the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement.
Hayb was also convicted of obstruction of justice, giving false testimony and soliciting false testimony.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=8937   (678 words)

 KAMEDO Report Summaries   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Keywords: Adom Magen David; Ashkalon; alert procedures; blast injuries; casualties, distribution of; co-ordination; disaster planning; disaster studies; identification, dead and injured; injury patterns; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish society; KAMEDO; medical studies; prehospital organisation; psychosocial studies; religion; task group; Tel Aviv; terror bombings
The Swedish Disaster Medicine study organization, KAMEDO, was described in Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 1999; 14(1):18-26 and three reports, Numbers 69-71, were published there.
Since then, two more KAMEDO reports- No. 72: Terror Bombings in Jerusalem, Ashkelon and Tel-Aviv 1996 Summary and No. 73: Thirty-five Years of Disaster Medicine Studies - have been released and the summaries of these two reports are hereby published.
pdm.medicine.wisc.edu /KAMEDO2.htm   (118 words)

 Vampires! The Dark Alleyway   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Instead of emailing, please read the updated FAQ or the How To Play
Ashkalon has lured you into this dark alleyway.
As you wait for your eyes to adjust, you feel something brush against your neck.
quiz.ravenblack.net /blood.pl?biter=Ashkalon   (95 words)

 Print news - IPS Inter Press Service
JERUSALEM, Apr 22 (IPS) - A disparate group of demonstrators and international media representatives welcomed Israel's nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu Wednesday upon his release from prison after completing his 18-year sentence.
Supporters, international anti-nuclear weapons campaigners and also irate Israelis to whom he is still a traitor had gathered outside Shikma prison in the southern coastal town of Ashkalon.
Despite severe restrictions clamped upon him by Israel's security establishment even after his release, Vanunu immediately spoke out against the state, and made clear he intends to pursue his campaign against Israel's weapons of mass destruction.
www.ipsnews.net /print.asp?idnews=23426   (849 words)

 Zach's Musings
Hitting Ashkalon from Gaza as well as Haifa, Tiberias, Safad, Karmiel and Acco (Acre) from Lebanon.
On the depressing side as I was taking the bus in I saw a little boy, I would guess about 8 who had been hit by a car on Emek Rafaim near where
The rockets that have been blasting Sderot and Ashkalon could hit Kfar Saba, Netanya, Petach Tikva and the outskirts of Tel Aviv from various places on the west bank.
zachkessin.livejournal.com   (1332 words)

 About HaYad
Terror victims, immediately after their trauma and sometimes for years later, need readily available and rapid assistance to cope with their hardships and ordeals.
HAYAD has four regional call centers – in Jerusalem, Manuel, Malot, and Ashkalon.
The mentoring project is the jewel in HaYad’s crown.
www.hayad.org /about.php   (568 words)

Ashkalon is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
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 Answer: Palestinian hunger strike at Ashkalon Prison | Radical Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Answer: Palestinian hunger strike at Ashkalon Prison
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The Gods of Law prohibit use by other, parties while Chaos, on the other hand, won't give a hang, though you still might get you flamed by certain of my pre-readers, and that is a fate to be avoided, believe me!
Number of the Breast Continuum #52413783 Gate of Ashkalon Where to go after Armageddon?
We'd just beaten the bad guy, killed an elder god and saved all of reality as we knew it.
www.megspace.com /entertainment/drakensis/destiny/rw20.txt   (8149 words)

 [ELFWOOD] SF&F Art / Damian 'Gray Wolf' Fraustro / 'Alan I Great King of Handor'
Some time ago I talked about a youger verson of this man. Well, it is finally done.
For those who don't know him, he is Alan Fireheart I, King of Handor, the Wind Kingdom, cofounder of the Flaming Soul Riders and the one behind the summoning of the Ashkalon Pact.
The main hero of my storyline, you could say...
elfwood.lysator.liu.se /art/f/r/fraustro/alan_fireheart_i.gif.html   (719 words)

 Z. Radovan Gallery
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