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The wild goats of Ein Gedi

Herbert Weiner

The wild goats of Ein Gedi

a journal of religious encounters in the Holy Land

by Herbert Weiner

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Israel -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHerbert Weiner
    SeriesA Temple book, Temple book
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22785891M

      Rabbi Weiner was the author of two books, "Nine and One-Half Mystics" (), and "The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi" (). Both books were recipients of the National Jewish Book Award. He was also a contributing author to several well-known publications such as, Time, Commentary, and American Judaism, and wrote a chapter for National Geographic's. Many people have visited the beautiful Judean desert oasis of Ein Gedi on the shore of the Dead Sea. As you make your way up the David stream toward the spectacular waterfall at its head, you revel in the lush vegetation on its banks – such a contrast to the arid desert surroundings – and spot basking rock hyrax and the agile wild goats, the ibex.

    And it shall come to pass, that fishers shall stand by it: from En-gedi ev en unto En-eglaim shall be a place for the spreading of nets; their fish shall be after their kinds, as the fish of .   Ein Gedi—A Spring for More than Goats If you want to find where history took place, just look for the waterholes. Ein Gedi means, “Spring of the Wild Goat,” and suggests that animals—not just people—depended upon its fresh and plentiful streams (1 Samuel ).

    The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi: A Journal of Religious Encounters in the Holy Land by Herbert Weiner Cleveland and New York, Meridian Books (World Publishing Company) and Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, (Jewish Publication Series, JP31). Paperback. vii, pages. Preface, prologue and epilogue. Ein Gedi Today we visited Ein Gedi (Crags of the Wild Goats (Ibex)), desert cliffs divided by a stream lined with lush green trees - David’s cliff cave hiding place from Saul’s pursuit to kill him. David realized that Saul had been anointed by God, and it would be wrong .


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His chronicle of the venture, "The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi," is an intimate glimpse of the people – and the ideas and beliefs – in a turbulent, always fascinating land, whose spiritual soil produced three of the world's great religions, and where the seeds of new forms are still being by: 1.

Wild Goats of Ein Gedi Paperback – January 1, by Herbert Weiner (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — 2/5(1).

En Gedi Nature Reserve: Wild goats - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dead Sea Region, Israel, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). En Gedi Nature Reserve: We saw wild goats - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dead Sea Region, Israel, at Tripadvisor.4/5().

The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi, by Herbert Weiner WHEN THEODOR HERZL first jotted down the notes for his Judenstaat, he envisioned Europe's Jews voyaging to the Promised Land by Ernest Stock.

WEINER, Herbert. THE WILD GOATS OF EIN GEDI. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, []. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition, later printing. A report of Rabbi Weiner's 14 trips to Israel to investigate religious life, both Jewish and Range: $6 - $   The book of 1 Samuel says: After Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the Desert of En Gedi.” So Saul took three thousand chosen men from all Israel and set out to look for David and his men near the Crags of the Wild Goats (1 Samuel ).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weiner, Herbert, Wild goats of Ein Gedi. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, (OCoLC) The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi; a Journal of Religious Encounters in the Holy Land by Weiner, Herbert () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Wild Goats of Ein Gedi by Herbert Weiner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

Add tags for "The wild goats of Ein Gedi: a journal of religious encounters in the Holy Land". Be the first. The Ein Gedi Oasis has a long and colorful history that stretches back some 5, years.

The Ein Gedi area is mentioned several times in the Bible, and it was prized as a source for the precious balsam resin which was found and refined there. This balsam, extracted from local trees, was used to manufacture perfumes and other products TripAdvisor reviews.

Ein Gedi is mentioned by name several times in the bible. In the book of Joshua () it is listed as one of the cities of the tribe of Judah, appearing in the list after a city known as 'Ir HaMel-ah', or the 'City of Salt', an appropriate name for a town in the Dead Sea region.

Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, “Behold, David is in the wilderness of En Gedi.” Then Saul took three thousand chosen men from all Israel and went to seek David and his men in front of the Rocks of the.

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Conservation Saved Israel's Ibex, but Created New Dangers. A newly published book describes the protection of the Nubian ibex, an endangered animal usually found at Ein Gedi nature reserve, as a great success story for preserving nature in Israel.

Herbert Weiner was an ordained American Reform rabbi in South Orange, New Jersey, and the author of The Wild Goats of Ein Gedi and Nine and a Half is credited for introducing Jewish mysticism to many American : OctoBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Ein Gedi National Park. Ein Gedi National Park was founded in and is one of the most important reserves in Israel. The park is situated on the eastern border of the Judean Desert, on the Dead Sea coast, and covers an area of 6, acres (25 km 2).The elevation of the land ranges from the level of the Dead Sea at meters (1, ft) below sea level to the plateau of the Judean Desert at.

Ein Gedi Springs. Leaving Wadi David behind, I climbed up to the Chalcolithic Temple for a break and a stunning view of the area, David Valley to my left, the Dead Sea in the distance, Ein Gedi Kibbutz to my right, the mountain rising sharply another m or so behind me to the Desert Plateau.

The Book of Samuel describes a hysterical King Saul pursuing David in front of the Rocks of the Wild Goats. (Presumably, that is why Ein Gedi’s most popular stream is called Nahal David.).

En Gedi Nature Reserve: We saw wild goats - See traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dead Sea Region, Israel, at Tripadvisor.4/5().Ein Gedi – The Biblical Accounts In addition to En Gedi, which means “spring of the goat kid,” it is also called Hazazon Tamar, which we get from a connection in 2 Chronicles Before the Israelites received this area with the rest of the land as an inheritance from the Lord, the Canaanites and the dreaded Amorites lived here, or.

Later on, King David hides in the desert of Engaddi[5] and King Saul seeks him "even upon the most craggy rocks, which are accessible only to wild goats".[6] Again, it is in Ein Gedi that the.