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Bedouin History in Israel

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bedouin History in Israel

Bedouins in Israel Most of the some 160,000 Negev Bedouin originally arrived at the borders of Israel from the Hejaz, a region in the north of the Arabian Peninsula from where they migrated between the 14th and 18th centuries. Some also descended generations ago from African slaves. Unlike the Bedouin in the Negev and Central regions, […]

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Bedouins

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bedouins

Bedouins in Israel Traversing the desert route from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, one invariably catches sight of Bedouin youth herding sheep or goats and Bedouin women bearing a basket on their heads … not to mention the sign advertising camel rides, under the supervision of camel-smart Bedouins. Bedouins of Israel are a fascinating study […]

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The Israeli Druze

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The Israeli Druze

The Israeli Druze Numbering some 120,000, this fascinating community makes up just two percent of Israel’s population. Approximately 100,000 Druze live in the Israeli Galilee region, and the remaining 20,000 in the Golan Heights. What makes the Druze so unique? Israeli Druze History The Druze religion and community were born in eleventh century Egypt where […]

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