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No definitive proof either way. There is no independent source which documents Moses's existence beyond the Hebrew holy texts ( old testament ). Added to that, modern scholarship dates the Book of exodus which details Moses role in delivering the Jewish people out of slavery to have been written sixth century BC, some 600 years after the events of Exodus ...


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As a complement to other answers, and especially to nbubis' answer. Based to a large extent on the work of the Israeli archeologist Israel Finkelstein (a youtube video with him talking on this topic HERE; other similar videos are easy to find) the general problem of advancing from "biblical archeology" (archeology that aims at proving that biblical ...


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Here are some interesting sources for Abraham's existence: In the Hebrew Encyclopedia [Abraham's entry] "Researchers today tend to see Abraham as a personality in reality" The Bible World Book page 90 has archaeological finds called "Marie Certificates" with names such as "Aviram Ishmael, Jacob, Lahal. Biblical Encyclopedia [Philo ...


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In short, the answer is "no" to long term political effects. The article you refer to starts with a very good summation (and is my source throughout): The contrast between the very speedy resolution of the crisis in Israeli-Argentine relations and the affair's long-lasting effects on Argentina's Jews indicates once again that the interests of the ...


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