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Shiloh

(shī`lō), town, central ancient Palestine, the modern Khirbet Seilun, the West Bank, NNE of Jerusalem. In biblical times it lay in the territory of EphraimEphraim
, in the Bible, younger son of Joseph and Asenath and eponymous ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. His tribe occupied the rugged country around Shiloh that later came to be called Mt. Ephraim.
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. The Hebrews were, apparently, the first to build extensively on the site. Shiloh was home to the priests Eli and Ahijah, boyhood home of SamuelSamuel,
two books of the Bible, originally a single work, called First and Second Samuel in modern Bibles, and First and Second Kingdoms in the Septuagint. They are considered part of "Deuteronomistic history," in which the book of Deuteronomy functions as the interpretive key
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, and the place where the Ark rested after the conquest of Canaan. It was the sanctuary and meeting place of the LevitesLevites
, a religious caste among the ancient Hebrews, descended from Jacob's son Levi and figuring prominently in the Bible. There were three divisions of Levites—Kohathites, Merarites, and Gershonites.
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 until the Philistines captured the Ark of the Covenant. References to it in the Bible are numerous.

Shiloh

a town in central ancient Palestine, in Canaan on the E slope of Mount Ephraim: keeping place of the tabernacle and the ark; destroyed by the Philistines
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Caption: LEFT: Victor Wong in training at Camp Shilo, Manitoba, 1944.
The new colony, already christened as 'Emik Shilo' - because it is adjacent to the existing Shilo colony on the Nablus-Ramallah Road, also on confiscated land taken by the Israeli army under the pretext of security and carved out of the Palestinian villages of Qariout, Al Mughayer, Jaloud, Tarsmeha and Sinjal - means the insidious Israeli land grab is continuing.
Includes transportation by air-conditioned, washroom-equipped bus, morning al fresco refreshments at Camp Hughes, lunch, dinner, admission to the BCATP Museum and The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum at Shilo and all taxes and gratuities.
Responding to scathing criticism last week by the White House and US State Department of the planned building near Shilo, the Israeli government said the construction was to house Jewish settlers who were removed by the army from the settler outpost of Amona.
Israel regards the planned housing units as part of an existing settlement called Shilo, which is about halfway between the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah and Nablus farther north.
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