Title of those learned in the Torah in Judaism. Now associated with term meaning minister in a specific synagogue.
Celebration of the Jewish new year, taking place on the first and second of the month Tishri. Falls normally in October, but sometimes occurs in September.
Located in northern Morocco. Not part of the Atlas Mountains. Includes photo.
Ninth month of the Hijra calendar, which is used in Islam. Often used as a synonym of sawm, the religious fasting festival that fills the entire month.
Egyptian pharoah, reigning from 1320 to 1318 and founder of the 19th dynasty.
Sea between Africa and the Arabian peninsula, bordering Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen. Length is 2,250 km.
Egyptian pharoah, ruling from 1304 to 1237 BCE and the 3rd Pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty. Includes biography.
Arabic music style mixing modern, western rhythms and technology with a traditional music line.
Israeli politician, the country's 5th prime minister (1974-77, 1992-95), but the first to be born in the country. Includes biography. (1922-1995).
Egyptian pharoah, reigning from 1198 to 1166 BCE, in the 20th dynasty. Includes brief biography.