Magnitsky Act

The Magnitsky Act, formally known as the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012,…

Jewish Roots in Africa

The word Ban-Kon means “son of prince” in Assyrian, an. Aramaic dialect. Kanuri could be a combination of the Hebrew…

Melchizedek

Melchizedek, Melkisetek, or Malki Tzedek (/mɛl.ˈkɪz.ə.dɛk/; Hebrew: מַלְכִּי־צֶדֶֿק‎ malkī-ṣeḏeq, “my king is righteousness”; Amharic: መልከ ጼዴቅ malkī-ṣeḏeq; Armenian: Մելքիսեդեք, Melkisetek), is the king of Salem and priest of El…

Urushalim

The original inhabitants of Jerusalem were Phoenician Canaanites. Jerusalem was originally a village built on a hill. The name “Urushalim…

Old Irish

Old Irish (Old Irish: Goídelc; Irish: Sean-Ghaeilge; Scottish Gaelic: Seann Ghàidhlig; Manx: Shenn Yernish; sometimes called Old Gaelic) is the name given to the oldest form of the Goidelic languages for…

Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin (“ourselves” or “we ourselves”) and Sinn Féin Amháin (“ourselves alone”) are Irish-language phrases used as a political slogan by Irish nationalists in the late nineteenth and early…

partition of Ireland

The partition of Ireland (Irish: críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the division of the island of Ireland into two distinct jurisdictions, Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland. It took place…