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Jewish history (or the history of the Jewish people) is the history of the Jews, and their religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and cultures. Although Judaism as a religion appears in Greek records first during the Hellenistic period and the earliest mention of "Israel" is inscribed on the Merneptah Stele dated 1213-1203 BCE, the Hebrew Bible tells the story of a period of Babylonian captivity, a destruction of a First Temple, and the ancient Israelites going back at least as far as c. 1500 BCE.
For the history of the modern State of Israel, from the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948 to the present see Category:History of Israel. Articles referring to Zionism before 1948 are in Category:Zionism.
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This category has the following 22 subcategories, out of 22 total.
- ► Jewish agricultural colonies (1 C, 1 P)
- ► History books about Judaism (2 C, 13 P)
- ► Former synagogues (3 C, 15 P)
- ► Jewish genealogy (2 C, 21 P)
- ► Historic Jewish communities (18 C, 178 P)
- ► History of Zionism (6 C, 36 P)
- ► Jewish history stubs (2 C, 280 P)
Pages in category "Jewish history"
The following 18 pages are in this category, out of 18 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).