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@ Beginnings of time - 70: Biblical Age
0070 - 0600: Talmudic Age
0600 - 1789: Middle Ages
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1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
1948-Today: Modern Zionist Age

Biblical Philosophy:  Ecclesiastes, Fleeting and timeless

The book of Ecclesiastes is a philosophical account of the attempt to find happiness by a man who has everything. Written in the name of “Kohelet son of David, King in Jerusalem,” the book has traditionally been attributed to Solomon, who reigned during the golden age of Israel’s united kingdom, in the tenth century B.C.E. Twelve chapters long, it is one of literature’s earliest encounters between faith and reason: The author struggles to believe that life is meaningful despite his experience of the world. The book’s inclusion in the Hebrew Bible is therefore remarkable, testifying to Judaism’s interest not only in divine revelation, but also in man’s exploration of the meaning of life and mortality. [Full article...]
By: Ethan Dor-Shav
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Events and Activities Ideas:  International Women's Day - March 8, 2002

Nowhere in the world can women truly claim that they have the same rights and opportunities of their male counterparts. On March 8th each year, this important day is reserved as an opportunity for women the world over to have their issues heard. While the message is sent, it is not always received in many countries. [Full article...]
By: 12th House 

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