Yesha

   The name adopted by the Council of Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza, the umbrella group representing the majority of settlers in the Occupied Territories. It is an acronym of Yehuda, Shomron, and Aza (the Hebrew names for the areas) and also translates as salvation. The council was formed in the 1970s. It is composed of communities whose populations in 2007 exceeded 250,000 Israelis.

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  • Yesha — ( he. יש ע) is a Hebrew acronym for Judea, Samaria Gaza ( he. יהודה שומרון עזה, Yehuda Shomron Azza , also known as the West Bank and Gaza Strip), and is one of a number of terms used to describe the areas Israel gained control over during the… …   Wikipedia

  • Yesha — (Yehuda, Shomron, and Aza) n. Israeli name for the areas in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (Judea, Samaria, and Gaza) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Yesha Sempter — Yésha Sempter Yésha Sempter (ישע סמפטר) est une femme de lettres d origine américaine, installée en Terre d Israël et fondatrice de l institut Beït Yésha. Elle naît à New York en 1883 dans une famille juive aisée et intégrée à la société… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yésha Sempter — (ישע סמפטר) est une femme de lettres d origine américaine, installée en Terre d Israël et fondatrice de l institut Beït Yésha. Elle naît à New York en 1883 dans une famille juive aisée et intégrée à la société américaine. Elle étudie la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yesha Council — The Yesha Council ( he. מועצת יש ע, Moatzat Yesha ) is an umbrella organization of municipal councils of Jewish communities in Yesha (a Hebrew acronym for Judea, Samaria, Gaza, which is otherwise referred to as the West Bank and Gaza Strip).The… …   Wikipedia

  • Yesha, Israel — Infobox Kibbutz kibbutz name = Yesha foundation = 1957 founded by = Olim from Egypt region = North western Negev council = Eshkol industry = Agriculture affiliation = Moshavim Movement website = Yesha ( he. ישע, lit. Salvation ) is an… …   Wikipedia

  • Yesha Council — n. umbrella group of settler organizations in the occupied territories of Israel (Judea, Samaria, and Gaza) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Conseil de Yesha — Le Conseil de Yesha (hébreu : מועצת יש ע, Moatzat Yesha) est une organisation représentant les colons juifs du Yesha (acronyme hébreu pour Judée, Samarie, Gaza), c est à dire la Cisjordanie et la bande de Gaza. Il a été fondé dans les années …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ADANI, DAVID BEN YESHA HA-LEVI (15th century) — ADANI, DAVID BEN YESHA HA LEVI (15th century), Yemenite commentator on Maimonides. His works include Arabic glossaries which explain difficult phrases in Maimonides Mishneh Torah and a commentary on the Mishnah. BIBLIOGRAPHY: Y. Ratzaby, in: KS,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • YEMEN — YEMEN, country in S.W. corner of the Arabian Peninsula; capital, Sanʿa. The Land and the People The southern part of the Arabian Peninsula is called al Yaman (the south), after which the country is named in the West. In pre Islamic times there… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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