Jehoram of Israel

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  • Isolation In Let's A Quiet Storm

    Ahab and Queen Jezebel) had married Jehoram (son of Judah’s King Jehoshaphat) to cement a treaty (2 Chronicles 18:1). Athaliah and Jehoram’s son was Ahaziah. Ahaziah became the 6th king of Judah and ruled for one year. Elisha anointed Jehu, an army commander, as the new king of Israel. Jehu proceeded to destroy the royal family of Israel. 2 Kings 10:1-17, records how he brutally wiped out all of old King Ahab’s descendants (including Ahab’s widow, Jezebel – 2 Kings 9:30-37). He also killed all of the prophets of Baal in Israel (2 Kings 10:18-35). He killed both Joram (king of Israel) and Ahaziah (king of Judah) –2 Kings 9:14-29. When King Ahaziah was killed, one of his sons should have become King of Judah. Instead, Ahaziah’s mother decided that she should be queen. She tried to kill all of her own children and grandchildren so that they would not take the crown away from her. She almost succeeded in killing them all. You might remember how God had promised King David, years before that his descendant (later revealed as Jesus Christ) would someday save the world. Athaliah’s husband, Jehoram, was a descendant of King David. If Athaliah would have succeeded in her plan to kill all of her husband’s descendants then she would have killed all of King David’s descendants and made the Lord’s promise impossible to fulfill. We learn that he had two very different bloodlines linked. Good and Evil - the house of David, Jehoshaphat and Jehoram (father and son) were idol…

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  • Importance Of Family In Night By Elie Wiesel

    Family: Before this class, I knew the importance of family. I have grown up in a really loving home, and we all stick together pretty closely. I love them more than anything else in my life, and I would do almost anything for them. Through this class, though, I have enjoyed reading about the different family experiences that people have told of, and it has been inspiring to me. I have also realized how much my family and I take for granted, and it makes me so much more appreciative to be with…

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  • Water Crisis In The Middle East

    Water is essential for any living organism to thrive in the environment. The problem the world is facing today is the water supply According to the World Economic Forum, a water crisis is the #1 global threat based on impact to society. The world’s population is predicted to increase to 9 million by the year 2050. This has already put pressure on local water resources resorting to decreased water for food, energy, and industrial production. One area in particular who’s suffering from water…

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  • Dehumanization Quotes In Night

    “Dehumanization is the process by which the Nazis gradually reduced the Jews to little more than “things” which were a nuisance to them.” For this reason, the conditions in the concentration camps were gradually taking away Eliezer’s every quality and attributes that made him human. For example, in the novel Night, Elie lost his sense of self during the Holocaust through his suffering and despair because his identity gets stripped away, he lost his connection and his faith in God, and he no…

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  • Six Day War Essay

    Israel is a very amazing country, it 's the very embodiment of jewish history and their continuity. Jews have inhabited the same land , same language, and they even worship the same god as hundreds of years ago like their ancestors. When the Jews were forced to leave their country by the Romans in 70 A.D. They tried several times through history to get their country back. When the Holocaust was ended in May 8, 1945 it was still dangerous for the Jews to even return home. Germans were worried…

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  • The Importance Of Identity In Elie Wiesel's Novel 'Night'

    Losing the Most Valuable Possession Identity is important because it truly defines who the person is, but it is very easy to lose your identity. The Holocaust was a genocide in which Adolf Hitler’s Nazis killed many Jewish people. The Nazis sent the Jews to concentration camps, tortured them and striped them out of their identities. In his memoir, Night, Elie Wiesel describes the awful actions the Nazis did to him and his family; for example, they forced the Jews to wear a yellow star…

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  • Summary Of Jump By Ida Fink

    In a barrack within Auschwitz, a group of Jews decide to put God on trial for breaking his covenant with his people. The covenant was that God would guide and protect his chosen people if they trusted and obeyed him. Since the Holocaust was occurring, it was clear that one of the parties was in breach of this agreement. During the trial many reasons were brought up about the nature of God. Some defended him, arguing that he was beyond their comprehension. A remnant of Israel would surely remain.…

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  • Analysis Of Sahar Khalifeh's Wild Thorns

    Sahar Khalifeh’s Wild Thorns provides a snapshot of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian people and the ongoing conflict in the region. Khalifeh’s critique of not only the Israeli occupants, but the Palestinian aristocracy as well, demonstrates the difficulties of the Israeli occupation where the people may not be as poor as they once were, but Palestinian homes are blown up daily. The Palestinian working class people, forced to choose between nationalism and supporting their families, must…

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  • The Scarlet Ibis Symbolism Analysis

    The Scarlet Ibis is a book written from the first-person point of view It explains the narrator's point of view of his dead brother's life, it also illustrates symbols that go along with the topics. A symbol is a mark or character used as a representation of an idea. Like when the narrator talks about how when Doodle was born he had a physical impairment which made people believe he was going to die he uses the coffin to demonstrate his struggles. Even after he didn't die he still didn't have…

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  • The Zionism Movement: Poem Analysis

    The establishment of the State of Israel represents the outstanding progress of the movement. Document eight reveals that the State of Israel not only provides a state of freedom, for the Jewish people, but one of peace and justice. The state of Israel grants the protection of all religions and races, and safeguards the Holy Places of all religions. Despite the overwhelming support of the movement, there are those who oppose it and fear the Jewish people are replacing them. The political…

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