Land of Israel

   See Eretz Israel (Eretz Yisrael).

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  • Land of Israel — For other uses, see Israel (disambiguation) The Land of Israel (Hebrew: אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל, Eretz Yisrael,) is the region which, according to the Hebrew Bible, was promised by God to the descendants of Abraham through his son Isaac [See 6th and 7th …   Wikipedia

  • Land of Israel — ancient land of the Hebrews; country in southwestern Asia at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Land of Israel — noun A region in the Middle East promised by God to the descendants of Abraham …   Wiktionary

  • LAND OF ISRAEL — …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Land of Israel Movement —    A political movement established in the aftermath of the Six Day War (1967) that argued in favor of Israel s retaining most of the territories occupied in the war. Many of the movement s guiding principles found political expression in the… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • History of the Jews in the Land of Israel — The History of the Jews in the Land of Israel begins with the ancient Israelites (also known as Hebrews), who settled in the land of Israel. The Israelites traced their common lineage to the biblical patriarch Abraham through Isaac and Jacob.… …   Wikipedia

  • Laws and customs of the Land of Israel in Judaism — (Hebrew: מצוות התלויות בארץ‎; translit. Mitzvot Ha teluyot Be aretz) are special Jewish laws that apply only to the Land of Israel. According to a standard view, 26 of the 613 mitzvot apply only in the Land of Israel.[1] Overall, the laws and… …   Wikipedia

  • Chronology of the Jewish settlement in the land of Israel in modern times — This is a chronology of the colonization of the Land of Israel, recording the founding dates of Jewish settlements. Contents 1 Until the period of the First Aliyah 2 During the period of the First Aliyah 1882 1904 3 During the pe …   Wikipedia

  • List of Jewish leaders in the Land of Israel — The following is a list of Jewish leaders since the time of Abraham.For thousands of years, Jews have lived in their homeland, sometimes as an independent polity, sometimes not. Although at times the region was ruled by foreign empires Jews in… …   Wikipedia

  • Oldest synagogues in the Land of Israel — Ruins of the ancient synagogue of Kfar Bar am in the Galilee The designation oldest synagogues in the Land of Israel requires careful definition. Many very old synagogues have been discovered in archaeological digs. Some synagogues have been… …   Wikipedia

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