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In the Bible, the eldest son of Joseph and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.


1. (Bible) the elder son of Joseph (Genesis 41:51)
2. (Bible) the Israelite tribe descended from him
3. (Bible) the territory of this tribe, in the upper Jordan valley
Douay spelling: Manases


(məˈnæs ə)

1. the first son of Joseph. Gen. 41:51.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him. Gen. 48:14–19.
3. a king of Judah of the 7th century B.C. II Kings 21.
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Menashe Properties also bid on the property, said Jordan Menashe, principal at the family-owned Portland firm.
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QALQILYA, February 13, 2018 (WAFA) -- The Israeli military authority informed Palestinian landowners in the town of Azzon, to the east of Qalqilya in the north of the West Bank, of its intention to confiscate 52 dunums of their land located near the illegal settlement of Alfei Menashe, the landowners said on Tuesday.
According to Israeli media, plans approved involve the construction of more than 200 homes in the illegal settlement of Oranit and more than 50 in the illegal settlement of Petzael in the Jordan Valley, while more housing units were approved in the Ariel and Alfei Menashe illegal settlements, both of which are located in the northern West Bank.
Attorney Menashe Yaddo sent an urgent letter to the commander of the Jerusalem District Police, detailing the stages of the incident and the police officer's outrageous behavior.
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Israeli media claimed that the girl was shot for a "stabbing attempt"near thesettlements of Alfei Menashe and Karni Shomron, with no reports of Israeli injuries.
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The actor-turned investor, below was surrounded by his family when he died in Los Angeles on Thursday of complications from pneumonia, his publicist and long-time friend Rona Menashe said.
A Press Conference was held before the event and Israeli Ambassador Menashe Bar On, Deputy Chief of Mission Adam Levene, Defense Attache Col.