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Is this indeed a discrepancy, or am I misunderstanding the article? You are misunderstanding the situation, since the article is mixing multiple laws that changed over time. Currency restrictions (Devisenbewirtschaftung) 1931-08-01: RM 3.000 1934-09-11: RM 50 1934-09-29: RM 10 Reich Flight Tax (Reichsfluchtsteuer) 1931-12-08: for sums over RM 20.000 [§2]...


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Just like the better researchable Assyrians the Neo-Babylonians employed this as a proven tool to assert their control of the conquered lands and the remaining people there. Once the head of the snake is removed, it is no longer needed to crush that head? The Assyrian policy of deportation is analyzed as punishment for rebellious behaviour; liquidation of ...


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I think this is more of an ELL question but from what I understand from the context as well as this article, the boarding of the patrols is to apprehend the Jews, not to help them. As per the article, emphasis mine: During the first days of the rescue action, Jews moved into the many fishing harbors on the Danish coast to await passage, but officers of the ...


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I think, none except the king of Judea (Herod for instance) had a privilege to participate and vote in the senate's meetings, like a senator. So, while he was not a senator, he had similar rights (although I am not sure he ever used them). The most high-ranking Roman of Jewish origin possibly was Tiberius Julius Alexander but he was most likely an equestrian ...


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I'm going to guess you're coming at this with the idea in your head that every living soul in the country was exiled. That's incorrect. In fact, while the Bible itself isn't consistent on the subject (and its our only real source), most likely what happened was something much closer to your "I could understand" option. We know the exiled included ...


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Theory vs. reality In theory, these settlers could have remained there and lived under the new government of Gaza. In theory this is correct. Moreover, in theory, once the Palestinian state is established, these people could become the (Jewish) citizens of this state. In reality the tensions between the two sides are so strong, and recourses to violence ...


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This is obviously a fairy tale. Patton didn't die in a taxi, but was injured in a car accident in his own staff car. He died due to complications of his injuries. Eisenhower became president in 1953. It's not impossible he planned to run for president in the future, but 8 years in advance is stretching it. The story comes from ultra orthodox sources. In ...


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The Gaza disengagement plan was revealed to the public by Ariel Sharon in December 2003 at the Herzliya Conference, an Israeli policy conference for high-ranking politicians, security analysts and other bigwigs.1,4 The plan was adopted by the Israeli cabinet in April 2004 and passed by the Israeli parliament in October the same year.2,4 In Sharon's speech, ...


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It seems that we know of a few late but somewhat 'probable' cases: specifically some of the vir clarissimus, like Telesinus and Cham. With ample uncertainties surrounding them and also depending a lot on definitions. As members of the senatorial class, they seem to be a match. As 'voting in session' senate members the case gets muddier. Such a constellation ...


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The short answer is "We don't know of any." The longer answer is, "Probably, eventually." As noted in comments and the other (good) answer, the nature of the Senate changed substantially from the high Republic to the declining Western Empire. Considering periods in turn: To start with (500-200 BC) the Senate was an assembly of (a) rich, (...


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Did Akhenaten's religion influence early Judaism ? The word Moses means "son" in Egyptian, as in Ra-mses or Tut-mos; Biblical Moses was raised as the son of an Egyptian princess (perhaps because he was one). Are you are asking us whether the myth or legend of Moses was (partially) inspired by Amenhotep IV, later known to history as Akhenaten ? If ...


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No. If conversion is contemplated, apostacy has occurred. The person is no longer a Rabbi though he may have previously been awarded that title. A Rabbi is one who has received semikah, ordination, to teach and judge in a stipulated manner. He is entitled to certain special forms of compensation and a higher degree of protection and respect so long as he ...


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Most delegates were Ashkenazi Jews, that is native Yiddish speakers (see the linguistic note below)... unless they were assimilated in German-speaking countries, in which case they would speak (a dialect of) German as their native language. They thus had no problem understanding each other, despite coming from countries with different majority languages. ...


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Occam's Razor (i.e. the simplest explanation wins) applies to the Holocaust as a whole: What's in it for all the parties who pleaded guilty, from individual Nazis to the Germany as a country? Why would they accept blame for something which hadn't happened? How are the myriad of stories about individual losses of family members kept consistent? If it was ...


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In the 1st century CE, a large fraction of the eastern part of the Roman empire was Jewish. Estimates vary widely, not to say wildly. According to Wikipedia: According to Theodor Mommsen, in the first century C.E. there were no fewer than 1,000,000 Jews in Egypt, in a total of 8,000,000 inhabitants; of these 200,000 lived in Alexandria, whose total ...


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