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Aaron Ben Hayyim
Aaron ben Hayyim was an exegete who lived in the first half of the nineteenth century at Grodno, Russia. He wrote Moreh Derek (He Who Shows the Way), tracing the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, their wanderings in the desert, and the partition of Canaan
Canaan
among the Twelve Tribes. Appended to this work is a colored map of Palestine. The book was published at Grodno
Grodno
in 1836. References[edit] This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Singer, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Aaron ben Hayyim". Jewish Encyclopedia
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Exegete
Exegesis
Exegesis
(/ˌɛksəˈdʒiːsɪs/; from the Greek ἐξήγησις from ἐξηγεῖσθαι, "to lead out") is a critical explanation or interpretation of a text, particularly a religious text. Traditionally the term was used primarily for work with the Bible; however, in modern usage "biblical exegesis" is used for greater specificity to distinguish it from any other broader critical text explanation. Exegesis
Exegesis
includes a wide range of critical disciplines: textual criticism is the investigation into the history and origins of the text, but exegesis may include the study of the historical and cultural backgrounds of the author, text, and original audience
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Grodno
Grodno
Grodno
or Hrodna (Belarusian: Гродна, Hrodna [ˈɣrɔdna]; Russian: Гродно, tr. Grodno, IPA: [ˈɡrodnə], see also other names) is a city in western Belarus. It is located on the Neman close to the borders of Poland
Poland
and Lithuania
Lithuania
(about 20 km (12 mi) and 30 km (19 mi) away respectively). It has 365,610 inhabitants (2016 census)
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Russia
Coordinates: 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90Russian FederationРоссийская Федерация (Russian)Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Flag Coat of arms Anthem: "Государственный гимнРоссийской Федерации"(tr.) "Gosudarstvenny gimnRossiyskoy Federatsii""State Anthem of the Russian Federation"Location of internationally recognized territory of Russia (green)and the disputed Crimean Peninsula (light green)[note 1]Capitaland largest cityMoscow55°45′N 37°37′E / 55.750°N 37.617°E / 55.750; 37.617Official language .mw-parser-output .nobold font-weight:normal and national languageRussianRecognised national languagesSee Languages of RussiaEthnic groups (2010)[2]81.0% Russian3.7% Tatar1.4% Ukrainian1.2% Armenian1.1% Bashkir1.0% Chuvash11.0% others / unspecifiedReligion See Religion in RussiaDemonym(s)Russian
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Israelite
The Israelites
Israelites
(/ˈɪzriəˌlaɪtsˌ/; Hebrew: בני ישראל‎ Bnei Yisra'el)[1] were a confederation of Iron Age
Iron Age
Semitic-speaking tribes of the ancient Near East, who inhabited a part of Canaan
Canaan
during the tribal and monarchic periods.[2][3][4][5][6] According to the religious narrative of the Hebrew Bible, the Israelites' origin is traced back to the Biblical patriarchs and matriarchs Abraham
Abraham
and his wife Sarah, through their son Isaac
Isaac
and his wife Rebecca, and their son Jacob
Jacob
who was later called Israel, from whence they derive their name, with his wives Leah
Leah
and Rachel. Modern archaeology has largely discarded the historicity of the religious narrative,[7] with it being reframed as constituting an inspiring national myth narrative
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Egypt
Coordinates: 26°N 30°E / 26°N 30°E / 26; 30Arab Republic
Republic
of Egyptجمهورية مصر العربيةArabic: Jumhūrīyat Miṣr al-ʿArabīyahEgyptian: Gomhoreyet Maṣr El ʿArabeyahFlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Bilady, Bilady, Bilady" "بلادي، بلادي، بلادي" "My country, my country, my country"Capital and largest city Cairo 30°2′N 31°13′E / 30.033°N 31.217°E / 30.033; 31.217Official languages Arabic[a]National language Egyptian ArabicReligion90% Islam 9% Orthodox Christian 1% Other Christian[1]Demonym EgyptianGovernment Unitary semi-presidential republic• PresidentAbdel Fattah el-Sisi• Prime MinisterSherif IsmailLegislature House of RepresentativesEstablishment• Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt[2][3][b]c
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Canaan
Canaan
Canaan
(/ˈkeɪnən/; Northwest Semitic: knaʿn; Phoenician: 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍 Kana‘n; Hebrew: כְּנָעַן‬ Kənā‘an) was a Semitic-speaking region in the Ancient Near East
Ancient Near East
during the late 2nd millennium BC
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Palestine (region)
Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين‎ Filasṭīn, Falasṭīn, Filisṭīn; Greek: Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Latin: Palaestina; Hebrew: פלשתינה‎ Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia. It is usually considered to include the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Israel, and in some definitions, some parts of western Jordan. The name was used by ancient Greek writers, and it was later used for the Roman
Roman
province Syria
Syria
Palaestina, the Byzantine Palaestina Prima, and the Islamic provincial district of Jund Filastin
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Public Domain
The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply
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Isidore Singer
Isidore Singer (10 November 1859, Hranice/Přerov District, Moravia, Austria – 1939, New York City) was an editor of the Jewish Encyclopedia and founder of the American League for the Rights of Man.Contents1 Biography1.1 France 1.2 New York2 Religious views 3 Publications 4 References4.1 SourcesBiography[edit] He was born in 1859 in Weisskirchen, Moravia, in the Austrian Empire (today, Hranice/Přerov District, Czech Republic). Singer studied at the Universities of Vienna
Vienna
and Berlin, receiving his Ph.D. in 1884.[1] France[edit] After editing the Allgemeine oesterreichische Literaturzeitung [Austrian literary newspaper] from 1885 to 1886, he became literary secretary to the French ambassador in Vienna.[2] From 1887, he worked in Paris
Paris
in the press bureau of the French foreign office and was active in the campaign on behalf of Alfred Dreyfus
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Jewish Encyclopedia
The Jewish Encyclopedia[n 1] is an English encyclopedia containing over 15,000 articles on the history, culture, and state of Judaism
Judaism
and the Jews
Jews
up to the early 20th century.[1] It was originally published in 12 volumes by Funk and Wagnalls
Funk and Wagnalls
of New York City
New York City
between 1901 and 1906 and reprinted in the 1960s by KTAV Publishing House. The work's scholarship is still highly regarded: the American Jewish Archives
American Jewish Archives
has called it "the most monumental Jewish scientific work of modern times"[2] and Rabbi
Rabbi
Joshua L
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Aaron Ben Hayyim
Aaron ben Hayyim was an exegete who lived in the first half of the nineteenth century at Grodno, Russia. He wrote Moreh Derek (He Who Shows the Way), tracing the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, their wanderings in the desert, and the partition of Canaan
Canaan
among the Twelve Tribes. Appended to this work is a colored map of Palestine. The book was published at Grodno
Grodno
in 1836. References[edit] This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Singer, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Aaron ben Hayyim". Jewish Encyclopedia
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