The Promise of World Peace

A Statement by the Universal House of Justice Bahá’í World Center Haifa, Israel October 1985 To the Peoples of the … More

from Ophir

Ophir is a port or region mentioned in the Bible, famous for its wealth. King Solomon received a cargo from Ophir every three years, which … More

Black Israelite Aliyah

The group was founded in Chicago by a former steel worker named Ben Carter (1939-2014). In his early twenties Carter was given … More

Tracing the Dispersion

Reconstructing ancient history, even religious history, can be compared to putting together a large, complex puzzle with many of the … More

Jordan, Israel, Peace

Nearly a quarter of a century of formal peace between Jordan and Israel and 40 years of the Israeli-Egyptian peace … More

Asher Zvi Hirsch Ginsberg

Asher Zvi Hirsch Ginsberg (18 August 1856 – 2 January 1927), primarily known by his Hebrew name and pen name Ahad Ha’am, was a Hebrew essayist, … More

Chaldean Dynasty

Chaldea or Chaldaea was a Semitic-speaking nation that existed between the late 10th or early 9th and mid-6th centuries BC, after which it and … More

ISIL Declared War on Hamas

January 2018 – JERUSALEM — The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas … More

Gaza Blockade since 2007

Under the blockade, Israel has banned these items from entering Gaza: fruits, vegetables, wheat, sugar, meat, chicken, fish products, dairy … More