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Joshua and Jericho – Bible stories

By |2017-08-24T09:17:53-07:00August 24th, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Stone walls from ancient Jericho Here's another Bible story, telling what happened after Moses led the Jews out of Egypt. In this story, the Jews finally arrived back in Israel and Canaan, around 1200 BC. But they found that there were people living all over it! These people were the Canaanites (KAY-nan-eye-ts). So the Canaanites said, [...]

Babylonian captivity – Jewish history

By |2019-02-07T19:16:42-07:00August 23rd, 2017|History, West Asia|

Seal of King Hezekiah, from Judah, about 700 BC Israel and Judah fight wars Unfortunately for the Jews, the Assyrians did not hold West Asia for very much longer. During the 700s BC, the Assyrians began to lose power. Who were the Assyrians? What were Israel and Judah? All our West Asia articles This meant that the Jews could [...]

Abraham and the Jews – Bible stories

By |2019-01-16T18:15:48-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Abraham and Isaac (Egypt, 300s AD) The Jews leave Mesopotamia Shortly after the episode with the Tower of Babel, the Bible tells us that some of the Jews decided to leave Mesopotamia where the Sumerians were, and travel further west towards Canaan and modern Israel. What's the Tower of Babel? More about the Jews All our West Asia articles [...]