The Land and the Book

So what has turned this small stretch of much-contested real estate into the object of millennial Jewish longing and the keystone of Jewish identity?

By TIBOR KRAUSZ
June 28, 2019 09:17
The Land and the Book

‘JOSHUA FIGHTING Amalek,’ print from the Phillip Medhurst Collection of Bible illustrations at St. George’s Court.. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

 
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The Holy Land has been “holy” for a reason. This is where a grand epic of divine salvation played out in the turbulent history of an outnumbered, beleaguered people who came to be known as the Jews. Yet much of their homeland with its stony, forbidding landscapes looks virtually indistinguishable from the lands of adjacent peoples: Philistines, Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites then; Lebanese, Syrians, Jordanians and Egyptians now.

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