Kishon

Kishon
A river which flows from northern Samaria into the Mediterranean. Normally sluggish, it overflows during the rains and creates a surrounding area of swamp, which caused disaster to Sisera's chariots (Judg. 5:21), as celebrated in Ps. 83:9. It was also the scene of Elijah's massacre of the prophets of Baal after the contest on Mount Carmel [[➝ Carmel, Mount]] (1 Kgs. 18:40).

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  • KISHON — (Heb. קִישׁוֹן), river which drains the Jezreel Valley. The upper reaches are dry in summer and torrential in winter. Numerous small streams branching out from the hill of Moreh, the Jenin Valley, and elsewhere in the Jezreel Valley converge on… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kishon — ist der Name des israelischen Schriftstellers Ephraim Kishon (1924–2005) der israelischen Galeristin Sara Kishon († 2002), Ehefrau von Ephraim Kishon der israelischen Galeristin Renana Kishon (* 1968), Tochter von Ephraim und Sara Kishon eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kishon — (izg. kišòn), Efraim (1924) DEFINICIJA izraelski književnik, podrijetlom iz Mađarske; piše humorom nadahnute pripovijetke, igrokaze, feljtone i putopise (Nije fer, Davide) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Kishon — 32°49′N 35°02′E / 32.817, 35.033 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kishon — The name Kishon may refer to: * Kishon River (a river in Israel) * Ephraim Kishon (an Israeli satirist) …   Wikipedia

  • Kishon —    Winding, a winter torrent of Central Palestine, which rises about the roots of Tabor and Gilboa, and passing in a northerly direction through the plains of Esdraelon and Acre, falls into the Mediterranean at the north eastern corner of the bay …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • KISHON, EPHRAIM — (formerly Ferenc Kishont; 1924–2005), Israeli satirist, playwright, film writer, and director. Born in Budapest as Ferenc Hoffman, Kishon studied sculpture and painting. After the Nazi invasion of Hungary, he was deported to a concentration camp… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kishon River — Geobox River name =Kishon River native name = other name = other name1 = image size = image caption = etymology = country = Israel country1 = state = state1 = region = region1 = district = Haifa District district1 = city = Haifa city1 = landmark …   Wikipedia

  • Kishon, Ephraim — ▪ 2006 Ferenc Hoffmann        Hungarian born Israeli satirist (b. Aug. 23, 1924, Budapest, Hung. d. Jan. 29, 2005, Appenzell, Switz.), after surviving the Holocaust and immigrating to Israel, wrote prolifically and gained a large and appreciative …   Universalium

  • Kishon, Ephraim — (1924 2005)    Israel s premier satirist who was known for his biting wit. Born as Ferenc Hoffmann in Budapest, Hungary, he survived the Holocaust and immigrated (see ALIYA) to Israel in 1949, where he changed his name to Hebrew. A writer known… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Kishon (Fluss) — Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/DGWK fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/LÄNGE fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/QUELLHÖHE fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/HÖHENUNTERSCHIED fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/EINZUGSGEBIET fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/ABFLUSS fehltVorlage:Infobox… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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