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Old Yishuv
The Old Yishuv
Yishuv
(Hebrew: היישוב הישן‎, ha- Yishuv
Yishuv
ha-Yashan) were the Jewish communities of the southern Syrian provinces in the Ottoman period,[1] up to the onset of Zionist aliyah and the consolidation of the New Yishuv
Yishuv
by the end of World War I
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Haifa
Haifa
Haifa
(Hebrew: חֵיפָה‬ Hefa [χei̯ˈfa, ˈχai̯fa]; Arabic: حيفا‎ Hayfa)[2] is the third-largest city in Israel
Israel
– after Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and Tel Aviv– with a population of 279,591 in 2016. The city of Haifa
Haifa
forms part of the Haifa
Haifa
metropolitan area, the second- or third-most populous metropolitan area in Israel.[3][4] It is home to the Bahá'í
Bahá'í
World Centre, a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
and a destination for Bahá'í
Bahá'í
pilgrims.[5] Built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, the settlement has a history spanning more than 3,000 years
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Teperberg 1870
Teperberg 1870 Winery (Hebrew: יקב טפרברג 1870‎) is a winery near kibbutz Tzora
Tzora
in the foothills of the Judean hills, Israel.[1] Founded in 1870 it is Israel's oldest winery, as well as its fourth largest.[2]Contents1 History 2 Today 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Originally called Efrat, the winery was founded in 1870 by Avraham Teperberg and his son, Zeev Zaid Teperberg.[3] The name was based on the biblical "Efrata shehi Beit Lechem", the road by which the grapes were brought to the winery.[4] It was first established in the Old City of Jerusalem.[5] When Zeev Teperberg died in 1905, his son, Mordechai Shimon, took over the management. The Mandate government ruled that all "industries" had to leave the Old City of Jerusalem, so the winery moved outside the city walls to various locations. In 1950, Mordechai's sons Menachem and Yitzhak established another winery in Nahalat Yitzhak
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Ishtori Haparchi
Ishtori Haparchi
Ishtori Haparchi
(1280-1355) (also Estori Haparchi, Ashtori ha-Parhi) (Hebrew: אשתורי הפרחי‎) is the pen name of the 14th century Jewish physician, topographer, and traveler, Isaac Ha Kohen
Kohen
Ben Moses.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Writings 3 Editions 4 ReferencesBiography[edit] Ishtori Haparchi
Ishtori Haparchi
was born in France
France
in 1280. Haparchi was descended from a line of sages and rabbis of fame. His Father was Rabbi Moshe HaParhi, a distinguished Talmudical scholar. His grandfather was, Rabbi Nathan of Trinquetaille, author of "Shaar HiTefisa"[2] His great grandfather was Meir ben Isaac of Carcassonne, author of the "Sefer ha-'Ezer". His family originally came from Florenzia, Spain.[2] The surname Haparchi means "the Florentine" in Hebrew (perach is Hebrew for flower)
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Jacob Valero
Jacob Valero (1813–1874) was the founder of the first private bank in Palestine, Jacob Valero & Company. In 1839, Jacob (Ya'akov) Valero appeared in Jewish communal records as a ritual slaughterer of the Sephardi community in Jerusalem. In 1849, he was described as a "talmid hakham" (scholar). In 1835, his profession was listed as "moneychanger." He opened his bank in 1848 in the Old City of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and managed it until his death.[1] Valero was an Ottoman subject until 1860, and then became a subject of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The bank closed in 1915.[2] See also[edit]Chaim Aharon Valero, son of Jacob Valero. Aaron Valero, great-grandson of Jacob Valero
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1834 Hebron Massacre
Egyptian victoryMassacre of inhabitants Conscription orders carried out Plunder of townBelligerents Egypt EyaletRebels of Hebron
Hebron
and Jabal NablusQasim and Barqawi clans of Jabal Nablus 'Amr tribe of Hebron
Hebron
HillsCommanders and leaders Ibrahim PashaQasim al-Ahmad Abd al-Rahman 'Amr 'Isa al-BarqawiStrength4,000 (infantry) 2,000 cavalry N/ACasualties and losses260 500 killed (rebels and civilians, including 12 Jews)v t ePeasants' revolt in PalestineSiege of Jerusalem Looting of Safed Battle of Deir al-Ghusun Battle of Hebron Siege of Al-KarakThe 1834 Hebron
Hebron
massacre occurred in early August 1834,[1] when the forces of Ibrahim Pasha launched an assault against Hebron
Hebron
to crush the last pocket of significant resistance in Palestine during the Peasants' revolt in Palestine
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Revival Of Tiberias (1563)
Tiberias
Tiberias
(/taɪˈbɪəriəs/; Hebrew: טְבֶרְיָה‬, Tverya,  (audio) (help·info); Arabic: طبرية‎, Ṭabariyyah) is an Israeli city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Established around 20 CE, it was named in honour of the second emperor of the Roman Empire, Tiberius.[2] In 2016 it had a population of 43,148.[1] Tiberias
Tiberias
was held in great respect in Judaism
Judaism
from the middle of the 2nd century CE[3] and since the 16th century has been considered one of Judaism's Four Holy Cities, along with Jerusalem, Hebron
Hebron
and Safed.[4] In the 2nd–10th centuries, Tiberias
Tiberias
was the largest Jewish city in the Galilee
Galilee
and the political and religious hub of the Jews
Jews
of Israel
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Hebron
Hebron
Hebron
(Arabic: الْخَلِيل‎  al-Khalīl; Hebrew: חֶבְרוֹן‬  Ḥevron) is a Palestinian[4][5][6][7] city located in the southern West Bank, 30 km (19 mi) south of Jerusalem. Nestled in the Judaean Mountains, it lies 930 meters (3,050 ft) above sea level
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Expulsion Of Jews And Muslims From Portugal
On 5 December 1496, King Manuel I of Portugal
Manuel I of Portugal
signed the decree of expulsion of Jews and Muslims to take effect by the end of October of the next year.[1]Contents1 Background 2 Expulsion of Jews2.1 Crypto-Jews3 Expulsion of Muslims 4 Return of some Jews to Portugal 5 See also 6 References 7 SourcesBackground[edit] Until the 15th century, some Jews occupied prominent places in Portuguese political and economic life. For example, Isaac Abrabanel was the treasurer of King Afonso V of Portugal. Many also had an active role in Portuguese culture, and they kept their reputation of diplomats and merchants
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Tiberias
Tiberias
Tiberias
(/taɪˈbɪəriəs/; Hebrew: טְבֶרְיָה‬, Tverya,  (audio) (help·info); Arabic: طبرية‎, Ṭabariyyah) is an Israeli city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Established around 20 CE, it was named in honour of the second emperor of the Roman Empire, Tiberius.[2] In 2016 it had a population of 43,148.[1] Tiberias
Tiberias
was held in great respect in Judaism
Judaism
from the middle of the 2nd century CE[3] and since the 16th century has been considered one of Judaism's Four Holy Cities, along with Jerusalem, Hebron
Hebron
and Safed.[4] In the 2nd–10th centuries, Tiberias
Tiberias
was the largest Jewish city in the Galilee
Galilee
and the political and religious hub of the Jews
Jews
of Israel
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Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire (/ˈɒtəmən/; Devlet-i ʿAlīye-i ʿOsmānīye[dn 5]), also historically known in Western Europe
Europe
as the Turkish Empire[8] or simply Turkey,[9] was a state that controlled much of southeastern Europe, western Asia and northern Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries. It was founded at the end of the 13th century in northwestern Anatolia
Anatolia
in the town of Söğüt (modern-day Bilecik Province) by the Oghuz Turkish tribal leader Osman.[10] After 1354, the Ottomans crossed into Europe, and with the conquest of the Balkans, the Ottoman Beylik was transformed into a transcontinental empire
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Jaffa
Jaffa, in Hebrew Yafo (Hebrew: יפו‎,  Yāfō (help·info); Arabic: يَافَا‎, also called Japho or Joppa), the southern and oldest part of Tel Aviv-Yafo, is an ancient port city in Israel
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Alhambra Decree
The Alhambra Decree
Alhambra Decree
(also known as the Edict of Expulsion; Spanish: Decreto de la Alhambra, Edicto de Granada) was an edict issued on 31 March 1492, by the joint Catholic Monarchs
Catholic Monarchs
of Spain
Spain
(Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon) ordering the expulsion of practicing Jews
Jews
from the Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon and its territories and possessions by 31 July of that year.[1] The primary purpose was to eliminate their influence on Spain's large converso population and ensure they did not revert to Judaism. Over half of Spain's Jews
Jews
had converted as a result of the religious persecution and pogroms which occurred in 1391.[2] Due to continuing attacks around 50,000 more had converted by 1415.[3] A further number of those remaining chose to convert to avoid expulsion
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1660 Destruction Of Tiberias
The 1660 destruction of Tiberias[1] occurred during the Druze
Druze
power struggle in the Galilee, in the same year as the destruction of Safed. The destruction of Tiberias
Tiberias
by the Druze
Druze
resulted in abandonment of the city by its Jewish community,[2][3] until it was rebuilt by Zahir al-Umar in early eighteenth century
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Kollel
A kolel or kollel (Hebrew: כולל‬, pl. כוללים‬, kollelim, a "gathering" or "collection" [of scholars]) is an institute for full-time, advanced study of the Talmud
Talmud
and rabbinic literature. Like a yeshiva, a kollel features shiurim (lectures) and learning sedarim (sessions); unlike a yeshiva, the student body of a kollel consists of married men for the most part. A Kollel generally pays a regular monthly stipend to its members.Contents1 History1.1 Original sense 1.2 Modern sense2 Philosophy 3 Community kollelim3.1 Leadership 3.2 Student body4 Criticism 5 Notes 6 SourcesHistory[edit] Original sense[edit] Main article: Halukka Originally, the word was used in the sense of "community". Each new group of Jews, who came from various European countries to settle in Israel, established their own separate community with their own support system. Each community was referred to as the kollel of ..
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Nissan Beck
Nissan Beck, also spelled Nisan Bak (Hebrew: ניסן בק‎) (1815–1889) was a leader of the Hasidic Jewish
Jewish
community of the Old Yishuv in Ottoman Palestine. He was the founder of two Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem, Kirya Ne'emana
Kirya Ne'emana
(better known as Batei Nissan Bak) and a Yemenite neighborhood, and builder of the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, also known as the Nissan Beck
Nissan Beck
Shul.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Nissan Beck
Nissan Beck
Synagogue 3 Kiryat Ne'emana 4 See also 5 References5.1 BibliographyBiography[edit]Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue, also known as the Beit Knesset Nissan Beck, c. 1940 Nissan Beck
Nissan Beck
was born in Berdichev
Berdichev
to a family of Sadigura Hasidim headed by Rabbi Israel Beck
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