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  Battle of Jericho - The Boston Globe
THE ISRAELI military siege of a prison in Jericho was a case of irresponsible parties playing with matches in the middle of a tinder box.
This was an avoidable crisis that should never have been allowed to reach the pitch of violence the world witnessed yesterday, when Israeli Defense Forces used heavy weaponry in a graduated application of force, leading, after nine perilous hours, to the surrender of six Palestinians accused of complicity in the murder of an Israeli minister.
What is particularly alarming about the run-up to the Jericho siege is that Palestinians, the Israelis, and the British and US monitors of the six prisoners all acted on the basis of their own parochial interests and anxieties.
www.boston.com /news/globe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2006/03/15/battle_of_jericho   (500 words)

  Battle of Jericho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Jericho was the first battle of the Israelites during their conquest of Canaan.
The woman the spies were staying with was named Rahab and she protected them by hiding the two men on her roof.
The Lord spoke to Joshua telling him to march around the city once every day for six days with the seven priests carrying trumpets in front of the ark. On the seventh day they were to march around the city seven times and the priests were to blow their trumpets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Jericho   (420 words)

 Simon & Schuster: The Battle of Jericho (Hardcover) - Teaching Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As Jericho's internal battle rages within him, his cousin Joshua breezes through the pledge process, never thinking of the consequences, even when the fine line between fun and games, and life and death is crossed.
Jericho parents are divorced, but it is clear that he is well loved.
Even though Jericho is fairly intelligent and mature, he is easily entangled in the desire to be accepted by the club.
www.simonsays.com /content/book.cfm?sid=810&pid=413196&agid=21&aid=260009   (1798 words)

 Jericho History
Jericho is about six miles north of the large salt lake called the Dead Sea that the Jordan River flows into.
At Jericho the PPNA village was surrounded by a wall 12 feet high and six feet thick.
This Jericho was destroyed by the Romans when they crushed the Jewish uprising of 70 AD, but the ruins of the winter palace and the chariot racing stadium could be seen as late as 330 AD when the first Christian pilgrims visited the area.
www.motherbird.com /jerichohst.html   (4897 words)

 Jericho - Wikitravel
Jericho (Arabic أريحا Arīḥā Hebrew יריחו Yəriḥo) [1], the "City of Palms", is a small city within the Palestinian Territories and Israeli-occupied West Bank, close to the northern end of Dead Sea and some 55 km (34 miles) from Jerusalem.
A relatively tranquil town, Jericho's recent reputation for calm and lack of security incidents in the midst of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, have made it a natural target for visitors to areas administered by the Palestinian National Authority.
Archaeology reveals that Jericho is one of the oldest human settlements in the Middle East.
wikitravel.org /en/Jericho   (323 words)

 No More Battle Of Jericho - CBS News
Jericho is the first of five West Bank towns to revert back to Palestinian control in coming weeks, part of an attempt to restore the situation that existed before the outbreak of fighting in September 2000.
As part of the pullback in Jericho, Israeli troops removed one roadblock, while two other barriers were to remain in place during a month-long period in which the ability of the Palestinian forces to keep calm will be tested.
Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, a resident of Jericho, said the handover of the town is the first step in returning to the situation before the outbreak of fighting on Sept. 28, 2000.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/03/16/world/main680468.shtml   (1396 words)

 a summarization of the battle of jericho: ez-homework.com- college homework, term papers, college papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 The Battle of Jericho Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books by Sharon M. Draper
Jericho is excited to be chosen and happy that his circle of friends are also being invited into the inner circle, but as the initiation events become more intense, his discomfort level increases.
Something about the dialogue, peppered with slang, didn't quiet ring true for this reviewer; it could be the subject of the conversations isn't always believable (boys having one-on-one conversations about the objects of their affection), and the use of fl dialect is sometimes distracting to the story.
The Battle of Jericho is a very terrific story.The Battle of Jericho is bout 3 friends who got invited to join the club.They were forced to do stupid things, that was hazing, that was illegal but the pledge masters made them do it any way.
www.book-summary-review.com /The-Battle-of-Jericho-Coretta-Scott-King-Author-Honor-Books-0689842325.htm   (1254 words)

 Joshua 5:13-6:27 - The Battle of Jericho
The Commander was at the Battle of Jericho was with Joshua.
Jericho is considered both the world's oldest city, and its lowest city, at 850 feet below sea level.
Jericho will always live in Sunday school classes as the city where "the walls came a-tumblin' down." But to the maturing Christian, it represents something more.
www.joyfulheart.com /joshua/lesson4-ex.htm   (2670 words)

 Teenreads.com -- THE BATTLE OF JERICHO by Sharon M. Draper
Jericho seems to have it all together --- he has a tight group of friends, he does OK at school, and he loves playing the trumpet.
But Jericho is insecure, too --- he's carrying around a few extra pounds, and he sure would like to have a girlfriend.
Jericho's uncle, a former Warrior himself, is so proud of Jericho and Josh.
www.teenreads.com /reviews/0689842325.asp   (353 words)

 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Joshua and the Battle of Jericho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
BBC - Religion and Ethics - Joshua and the Battle of Jericho
Joshua and the walls of Jericho is one of the most violent stories of the Bible.
No sooner have they come to her house than the King of Jericho sends his men, because he knows that the spies have arrived.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/religions/features/biblemysteries/joshua.shtml   (714 words)

 Battle for Jericho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jericho had two thick walls around it with houses sitting on top of the walls like a fortress.
Jericho stood at the entrance of the valley of Jordan that ran into the interior of the Promised Land.
Your Jericho is the key to invading and taking captive the whole man: body, soul and spirit–mentally, spiritually, emotionally and volitionally.
pages.zdnet.com /preacher721/blessedhopeministries/id40.html   (4446 words)

 The Battle of Jericho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Battle of Jericho is about a teenager named Jericho and his friends getting into the club, the Warriors of Destruction.
The main characters are Jericho, Josh, Kofi, Ariel, November and Dana.
Jericho, Josh, Kofi, and Dana are all trying to be apart of this club.
www.teen-bookstore.com /item/The-Battle-of-Jericho-0689842333.html   (842 words)

 Battle Of Jericho Cartoons
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 Jericho on CBS
Learn how fans saved Jericho with 20 tons of peanuts and get Skeet’s reactions.
Join JERICHO’s producers and writers for two new commentaries on recent episodes from the first season.
As they finish their search they find a key person to Jericho’s survival.
www.cbs.com /primetime/jericho   (178 words)

By capturing the city of Jericho, and, eventually, the rest of the land of Canaan, Joshua shows that his leadership is different from that of Moses.
In the account of one battle (in Joshua 10), for example, the Torah reports that as evening approached, the Jews were winning and wanted to finish the battle, so that their enemy would have no chance to regroup.
The battle of Jericho, the Israelites' first, is won by surrounding the walls of the city and walking around them, causing them to miraculously collapse.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/joshua.html   (1039 words)

 SermonAudio.com - The Battle of Jericho
But the Lord told Joshua that He had already given the city into Joshua's hands, and that the army of Israel was to prepare to attack the city.
But the tactics that the Lord specified for the battle were among the most unusual ever set down.
The story of this battle ranks as one of the most thrilling in the Bible for it shows that the most imposing obstacles can be overcome when the Lord's people trust in His Word.
www.sermonaudio.com /sermoninfo.asp?sid=72104152046   (408 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Battle of Jericho: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jericho's school has a great club that all boys long to be a part of: The Warriors of Distinction.
It's been around for years (Jericho's uncle was even a part of it), and it's known for it's good deeds and the closeness of the members.
A major plot line that I felt got shoved under the carpet was Jericho's trumpet playing--it was a very big deal at the beginning of the book, but I didn't feel the tension by the end, when he needed to make the decision about continuing with the Warriors or going to the contest.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0689842333   (959 words)

 Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho (midi music too)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jericho is one of the oldest cities in the world.
But as many times as Jericho was conquered, destroyed, and rebuilt, there is no archeological evidence that this happened in the days of Joshua.
One thing is for certain, the Jews of Jesus’ day remembered Jericho as the site of a great victory by their people, and hoped Jesus would overcome the Romans just like Joshua overcame the Canaanite kings.
gbgm-umc.org /umw/joshua/joshua8.stm   (781 words)

 Gail Selkirk - Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho MP3
The picture was so vivid that it inspired me to take the traditional American spiritual "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" and write a jazz arrangement of it.
This arrangement of "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" is an a'cappella work.
This section is interesting because it consists of one arpeggiated augmented fifth chord held and followed by another augmented arpeggiated fifth chord..
www.songbirdofswing.com /the_songs/Jericho/index.html   (452 words)

 Lesson Text: Battle of Jericho
The Israelites were camped at Gilgal across from Jericho, but God was not ready for them to march against Jericho yet.
And that day they ate food from the land instead of the manna which had fallen during their wanderings in the wilderness.
The king had locked the gates to trap the spies inside Jericho, and Rahab offered to help them escape on one condition - - when the city fell, she and her family would be saved alive.
www.ebibleteacher.com /children/lessons/OT/Judges/jericho_text.htm   (833 words)

 Battle of Jericho today - Answers from the Holy Bible
I wondered what might have happened there at the battle of Jericho if Joshua would had a bunch of us Christian folks of our day with him.
By this time the folks inside the walls of Jericho probably would have starved to death or died of old age, so we could just open the door of Jericho and it would be ours.
Christian, you go right on ahead and claim victory in Jesus in the next battle you face, and I believe that you will find - he will be with you every step of the way.
www.brook-of-cherith.com /battle-of-jericho-today.html   (606 words)

The people of Jericho had heard about the Israelites and were very afraid of them.
Joshua and the Battle of Jericho is one of the most inspiring stories in the Old Testament.
Joshua and the Battle of Jericho is one of the thirteen programs in the Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible series.
www.gardenofpraise.com /bibl11s.htm   (934 words)

 Kids Corner: Bible Stories: Joshua and the Battle of Jericho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Joshua and all of the Israelites discovered this at the Battle of Jericho.
Lord, the city of Jericho is surrounded by a huge, thick wall.
If you want to read more about Joshua, the battle of Jericho, and how Joshua led the Israelites into the land God had promised to them, read all about it in the book of Joshua in the Old Testament part of the Bible.
www.kids-corner.org /bs_joshua.html   (414 words)

 Battle Honour Jericho
The enemy were strongly entrenched in all the ground commanding roads to Jericho and it was the cavalry's job to try and get round their left flank near the Dead Sea.
With this object in view Lieutenant Parbury and troop were detailed to reconnoitre the road along Wady Kumran; they found it clear of the enemy to the level plain near the Dead Sea, and reported it passable for mounted troops.
One NCO and four men were detailed to accompany the Intelligence officers into Jericho to arrest undesirables and one NCO and eight men were detailed to escort prisoners.
www.lancers.org.au /site/Jericho.asp   (392 words)

 The Battle of Jericho by Sharon Draper
Sixteen-year-old Jericho is psyched when he and his cousin and best friend, Josh, are invited to pledge for the Warriors of Distinction, the oldest and most exclusive club in school.
Just being a pledge wins him the attention of Arielle, one of the hottest girls in his class, whom he's been too shy even to talk to before now.
But as the secret initiation rites grow increasingly humiliating and force Jericho to make painful choices, he starts to question whether membership in the Warriors of Distinction is worth it.
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk /d/sharon-draper/battle-of-jericho.htm   (181 words)

 JERICHO 5'1m*f RT: Joshua and the battle of Jericho
JERICHO 5'1m*f RT: Joshua and the battle of Jericho
These are just the beginnings of a series of battles for the conquest of the entire land of Canaan that will last for several years.
REPORTER -- Commander Joshua, Jericho is surrounded by two walls that are both twelve feet thick with a space of at least twelve feet between the walls.
www.fea.net /bobsnook/stg/ot/jericho.htm   (978 words)

 Battle of Jericho
While Joshua was near Jericho, he suddenly saw a man standing in front of him, holding a sword.
The gates of Jericho were kept shut and guarded to keep the Israelites out.
But Joshua spared the lives of the prostitute Rahab and all their relatives, because she had hidden the two spies that he had sent to Jericho.
www.amazingchange.org /story_Jericho.htm   (854 words)

 The Battle Of Jericho Sheet Music 93!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Christian, Songs include The Battle Of Jericho * This Could Be The Start Of Something Big * Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Hal Leonard.
Sacred Religious, Songs include The Battle Of Jericho * Blest Be The Tie That Binds * What A Friend We Have In Jesus Hal Leonard.
Pop, Religious, Songs include The Battle Of Jericho * I Believe In The Man In The Sky * By And By Hal Leonard.
www.laurasmidi.com /Sheet-Music-Tabs/The%20Battle%20Of%20Jericho-BOOKS.html   (1146 words)

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