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  Children of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Torah, the actual children of Israel are the twelve sons of Jacob (also named Israel).
The Children of Israel are also known as the Twelve Tribes.
The phrase "Children of Israel" (or "Sons of Israel") refers to the offspring of the Biblical patriarch Jacob, who was renamed "Israel" after he triumphed in a wrestling match with a mysterious adversary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Children_of_Israel   (630 words)

Resuming their march towards the Jordan, the Children of Israel crossed the Amon, and encountered the hostility of the Amorrhite chief, Sehon, who had taken from Moab the territory between the Arnon and the Jeboc (Wadv Zerkah).
Abroad, Israel's friendly relations with Juda assumed to permanent character by the marriage of Athalia the daughter of Achab and Jezabel, with Joram the son of Josaphat; and in point of fact, Israel was at peace with Juda throughout the twenty-two years of Achab's reign.
Owing chiefly to the fact that Israel's enemies had grown weaker on every side, the new king was able to eclipse the victories achieved by his father, Joas, and to maintain for a while the old ideal boundaries both east and west of the Jordan (2 Kings 14:28).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08193a.htm   (6963 words)

 Israel Russian Children Terrorism
Children at the school had been celebrating the start of the new school year with parents and staff on Wednesday morning when they were seized by an armed group demanding independence for Chechnya.
Children carrying weapons or dressed up as suicide bombers have been frequently seen at rallies and marches in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip during the nearly two years of the current conflict.
Israel has charged that Palestinians are misusing children as pawns in the conflict; the Palestinians counter that Israeli forces target children with gunfire during riots.
www.israelnewsagency.com /israelrussiachildrenterrorism597883.html   (2366 words)

 Children Soldiers - Israel Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Or these children are being deliberately taken out of their homes, schools and playgrounds and being sent to the streets, alongside Palestinian rioters, snipers and terrorists -- with the express purpose of placing them in the line of fire in a calculated play for world sympathy.
In truth, however, the children are not the generals of this conflict, but, rather, the smoke screen masking the gunmen, petrol-bomb throwers and lynch mobs which have exacted their pound of Jewish flesh, unseen or ignored by the television cameras and the media crews.
Whether the children are seen as the generals of this conflict or merely its cannon-fodder in the Palestinian campaign to discredit Israel, it is clear that the deliberate use of children in armed conflict is entirely against international law.
www.aish.com /Israel/articles/Children_Soldiers.asp   (703 words)

 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
Children aged 17 and under make up a third of Israel's population, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.
The Israeli city with the largest number of children is Jerusalem, which has 280,000 youngsters, or 40% of the population.
Bnei Brak's 65,000 children comprise 47% of its population.
www.israelnationalnews.com /news.php3?id=72326   (268 words)

 Human Rights Watch: Second Class: Discrimination Against Palestinian Arab Children in Israel's Schools - Summary
Palestinian Arab children who cannot attend a regular school have only a tiny handful of schools to choose from, and there is often only one Arab school in the country for children with a particular disability.
Children who opt for vocational programs are often limited to preparation for work as "carpenters, machinists, or mechanics in a garage," as one school director told Human Rights Watch.
Israel should commit to equalizing every aspect of education, make the structural changes necessary to implement this commitment, and monitor the educational system to ensure that it is done.
www.hrw.org /reports/2001/israel2/ISRAEL0901-01.htm   (4420 words)

 Children of Israel Bible Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Seeing that it was God's idea for the children of Israel and the nation of Israel, there is no better place to find information on their beginning than the Bible.
God scattered the children of Israel and today most of the children of Israel do not even live in the nation of Israel.
Also part of the blessing Israel gave to the sons of Joseph is that Manasseh would become a great nation and Ephraim would be a company of nations.
www.biblestudygames.com /biblestudies/childrenofIsrael.htm   (945 words)

 CNN - Review: 'Children of Israel, Children of Palestine' - October 23, 1998
What makes "Children of Israel, Children of Palestine" so successful is that it puts a human face on life in an historically war-torn area.
“Sometimes I think that the Palestinians are children of a tenth-class God; we don’t deserve to live and breathe, we are the scapegoat of the world, we had to leave our country to make space for the Jews who decided to establish their homeland and state on our land,” she writes.
"Children of Israel, Children of Palestine" is filled with accounts of oppression, suffering and innocence lost to war by both Palestinians of Israelis.
www.cnn.com /books/reviews/9810/23/children.isreal/index.html   (593 words)

 Poverty in Israel
The formation of the newly established state of Israel coincided with the rebuilding of the distraught lives of its inhablitants.
While Israel has made vast improvements for children since their statehood, the state has a ways to go before reaching a level of satisfaction.
Following the holocaust, Israel began its process of providing actual governmental attention to the poverty in Israel in order to provide a more positive situation for the future of the state, the children.
www.tulane.edu /~rouxbee/kids00/israel5.html   (608 words)

 Israel Mcdonald's Children Poverty
McDonald's Israel opened its first restaurant in October 1993, in Ramat-Gan, and was the first of the companies branches in the Middle East.
The McDonald's project is funded by the chain's charitable foundations in Israel and abroad, along with the Israeli Spirit charity and by McDonald's Israel's local suppliers, the statement said.
The striking statistic of almost 171,000 children were living in difficult economic circumstances in 1997 with their entire family's income based on welfare.
www.israelnewsagency.com /israelchildrenpoverty10030.html   (1071 words)

 Targeting Children - Israel Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Palestinian use of children in warfare against Israel is not a marginal phenomenon, but one that has been systematically cultivated with devastating results.
Bir Zeit University, for example, asked Palestinians in a just-released poll whether they "support or oppose the participation of children (under 18) in the confrontations." Fully 74 percent, to their credit, expressed opposition, but the fact that the question needed to be asked indicates the scope of the problem.
Israel's military retaliations for terror are necessary, but cannot be as effective as an American decision to render Arafat's continuation of violence diplomatically counterproductive.
www.aish.com /Israel/articles/Targeting_Children.asp   (671 words)

 Children of Israel
Parent and child look at each other on the same eye level, showing the way in which parents see their children, not as little beings but as personalities in their own rights.
Children are our hope for the future, be involved in the life of a child.
The inscription, "The Children in Israel" in Hebrew, Arabic and English.
www.commem.com /prod02zzo.htm   (293 words)

 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Israel's suffering children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Her feelings are common among children in Israel, who have become used to images of shattered buses and destroyed cafes - the results of suicide bombings by militant Palestinian groups.
That incident became known as 'The Attack on the Children', and highlighted for many in Israel the high cost paid by the country's younger citizens in the past three years.
The mother of two children at Tal's school was killed in a recent suicide bombing at a Jerusalem café.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/3152428.stm   (687 words)

 Helping Your Children Cope If Israel Is Attacked
Most children in Israel will cope very well with being in a shelter as they will be with their parents and will therefore feel secure.
Some children may benefit from having a buddy to chat with and this may be something you may want to arrange with another parent who has a child that is close in age and whose family has similar beliefs.
Children may not be able to differentiate reality from fantasy and a television on in the background may not be quite as harmless for little ears as you think.
www.israelnewsagency.com /childrenisraelwaradvicesheltersgazalebanonhaifa48480714.html   (1829 words)

 Israel Books for Children
Children will be more apt to remember this information because of the mnemonic device of numbers, e.g., the number three (shah-losh) is illustrated by Jerusalem's importance to three religions.
This book is a colorful introduction to the wide array of cultures and religions in Israel with profiles of children and families throughout the country.
Israel introduces young readers to this interesting country by focusing on the land forms, culture, and daily life of its people.
books4jewishkids.tripod.com /books/jewish-children-israel.htm   (2220 words)

 8 Victories: Joshua & THe Children of Israel Enter Canaan
Ehud's objective was to rid Israel from servitude to Eglon; and Deliver the land to Israel from the Moabites.
The Obedience of a Leader of Israel to God, is followed by obedience of the Children of Israel to a leader, which results in Victory over Israel's Enemies.
A woman's ministry can extend even to leadership in Israel, with the office of Prophetess and Judge: the criteria appeared to be obedience, loyalty and surrender.
www.warsofisrael.com /biosehud.html   (569 words)

 The Children of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Israel was the name God gave to Jacob in Genesis 32:28.
Eventually the families of these sons became the twelve tribes of Israel, each tribe being named after the respective son of Jacob (Israel).
The "children of Israel" who left Egypt were therefore the descendants of the twelve sons of Jacob, whose name God had changed to Israel.
www.domini.org /tabern/chldisrl.htm   (99 words)

 Palestinian Children Killed by Israel
Among these victims, 266 children were 14 or younger while the ages of the remaining 279 ranged from 15 to 18.
In 2003, a total of 130 Palestinian children and minors were killed by Israeli troops and a further 22 have been killed in the first three months of this year.
One of the latest Palestinian children to be killed by the Israeli army was six-year-old Khalid Mahir Walwil from the Balata refugee camp near Nablus.
www.ifamericansknew.org /stats/child_41304.html   (1145 words)

 Israel's War on Children
A few days ago, an Israel Defense Forces soldier fired at two boys in the casbah of Nablus.
But in two homes in the casbah of Nablus, dead children were being mourned.
On the wall, next to the picture of the two children, there is also one of their good friend Hani Kandil, who was killed in the same place in the casbah several months ago.
www.israelblog.org /1103077699/index_html   (274 words)

 Bible Study - Israel's Children
While there, Joseph had 2 sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, who were themselves made into individual tribes of Israel to bring the number back to 12 - the priestly tribe of Levi was not counted separately, but was absorbed among the other tribes.
Never the less, Leah is the mother of the greatest number of the Tribes of Israel, and is today buried with Jacob (along with Abraham, Sarah, Isaac and Rebekah) in the high-tension area of The Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
Her children are Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and Israel's only recorded daughter, Dinah.
www.keyway.ca /htm2001/20010102.htm   (720 words)

 Who Are the Children of Israel?
Instead, I say this to tell you that the Children of Israel are made up of Judah and Ephraim, the two houses of Israel, and that within those two houses are the people of the twelve tribes plus those who choose to join themselves to one of the two houses.
Israel is the firstborn son of Yahweh as Yeshua is His firstborn.
The sons are referred to in Scripture by their own tribal names, and collectively they are known as the Children of Israel.
www.etz-chayim.org /articles/children-israel.html   (2263 words)

 Israel (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel is also a unique sounding, Biblical, common given name.
In Israel the name "Israel Israeli" is sometimes used to mean someone whose name is unknown or unspecified.
Israel (Bishop of Caucasian Albania), in the seventh century CE Israel (singer), Australian singer
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Israel_(disambiguation)   (406 words)

 Welcome to Israel Children's Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of Israel Children’s Centers goals is community outreach to children with special needs.  Once a year, the Israel Children’s Centers has a special appeal to support programs for “special needs” children.
In 2002, Hal and Rita Divine challenged the Israel Children’s Centers investment community.  They wanted to help to improve the lives of some very unfortunate kids who really have very little to look forward to in their normal daily activities.
Life in Israel can be tumultuous, resulting in a new classification and definitions of "special needs." In 2001, for example, the tragic bombing of the Dolphinarium disco in Tel Aviv created the need for a program at the ITC Center in Jaffa--to assist in the physical and psychological rehabilitation of four teenage girls.
www.israelchildren.org /invest/appeal.asp   (383 words)

 Children of Israel Draw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The celebration of the 50th Birthday of the State of Israel and the 100th Anniversary of the First Zionist Congress are year - long events with special happenings, conferences and commemorations taking place throughout the country.
A novel and rewarding project that would link Israel with the Diaspora and mark the jubilee year of the establishment of the State was sought.
The children's eager and earnest responses to the competition gave birth to the idea of sending these 60 drawings abroad as Traveling Exhibit.
research.haifa.ac.il /~hecht/Children/children.html   (285 words)

 Shiloh Israel Children's Fund
His community: The reestablished village of Shiloh, the first capital of ancient Israel, the place where the Tabernacle stood for369 years, where Hannah prayed for a son, and the son who was born was Samuel the Prophet.
Shiloh was the center for the Jewish nation, the place where Joshua divided the Land of Israel amongst the tribes.
David is welcoming assistance from all friends of Israel in support of projects for the children, particularly in the communities that have been most traumatized by terror attacks.
www.shilohisraelchildren.org /who.htm   (323 words)

 India's children of Israel find their roots-World-NEWS-The Times of India
Four years of DNA tests on the 4,000-strong Bene Israel, now mainly based in Mumbai, Pune, Thane and Ahmedabad, indicates they are probable descendants of a small group of hereditary Israelite priests or Cohanim, according to new results exclusively made available to the Sunday Times of India.
Parfitt, who initiated and led the research, says this is the first concrete proof that “exiles from Palestine made it as far as India and managed to maintain Judaism in the sea of Hinduism and Islam”.
The name Bene Israel literally means Children of Israel and their unsubstantiated legend of origin holds their ancestors to be Jews fleeing persecution in Palestine in 175 BC.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/articleshow?artid=16588182   (615 words)

 Congregation Children of Israel
Central to Congregation Children of Israel is Shabbat worship.
The temple and Adas Yshurun Synagogue jointly operate the Bart D. Wittenberg Religious School where children begin their studies at age 2 in the Parent-Toddler class, "graduate" to our pre-kindergarten at age 4, and continue until grade 7.
Congregation Children of Israel is a vibrant and exciting center of Jewish life, a place where you can feel welcome.
ga006.urj.net /About.htm   (1156 words)

 Low Vision & Blind Children in Israel
The Computer project will service the entire population of blind and low vision students in Israel, Jewish and Arab, in all educational settings, whether integrated, or special education facilities.
At present there are in Israel 1450 students, most of them are main streamed in regular schools.
It was decided, after research and requests for information from 60 software and hardware companies in Israel, to set aside funding for developing a screen reading program in Hebrew and Arabic.
muse.tau.ac.il /orly/blind_computer.html   (1121 words)

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