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By Marian Broida

Children can try out their hand at re-creating historical Israelite culture—along with the cultures in their pals, the Philistines and Phoenicians—in a fashion that would offer standpoint on present occasions. The e-book covers a key interval from the Israelites’ payment in Canaan in 1200 B.C.E. to their go back from exile in Babylonia in 538 B.C.E. This a part of the center East—no greater than modern day Michigan—was the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. greater than 35 initiatives comprise stomping grapes into juice, construction a version Phoenician buying and selling send, creating a Philistine headdress, and writing on a damaged clay pot. Israelites', Phoenicians', and Philistines' writing and languages, the way in which they outfitted their houses, the foodstuff they ate, the garments they wore, and the paintings they did, and naturally, their many attention-grabbing tales, are all explored.

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Each evening, they closed them for protection. But city gates were more than doors. Just inside the doors, a row of rooms opened off each side. Each room had built-in benches where people could sit. 15 ———————————————————————————————————— Israelite Clothing T he clothing of the ancient Israelites is now dust, like the Israelites themselves. In the climate of Canaan, only hard objects have endured: hoop-shaped earrings, rings for fingers and toes, bronze hair curlers, and colored eye paint that Israelite women ground on stone plates.

Then, measure the height of the box wall, double this, and add about an inch (2 or 3 cm). This is the height of the piece of posterboard you will cut. Mark it and cut out your piece with scissors. Fold in half so it’s only half as high 11 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 0X 12 (the length stays the same). Stand the wall up in the house with the fold at the top. It should be a little too tall. Fold out the extra at the bottom, splaying out the two edges so it stands up. Glue or tape the two inner sides of the wall together, then tape the two splayed edges down in the box.

Pierce the clay from one end to the other with the skewer. Twist the skewer a few times so the hole gets bigger. Leave the skewer poking through the clay. Write your name on the tracing paper with pen or pencil. For extra fun, use the ancient Israelite alphabet. Turn the paper over so your name appears backward. Scratch your name backward onto the clay’s flat side with the toothpick or clay tool. Dig out the letters large and deep, but don’t dig as deep as the skewer. If you like, inscribe a picture on the seal, perhaps an animal.

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