Eretz Yisrael

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Eretz Yisrael

(ˈɛrets jisˈrɑeɪl; Yiddish ˈɛrets jisrɑˈeɪl) or

Eretz Israel

n
1. (Judaism) the Holy Land; Israel
2. (Judaism) the concept, favoured by some extreme Zionists, of a Jewish state the territory of which matched the largest expanse of biblical Israel
[literally: Land of Israel]
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Using social media and the latest web technology, UWI has built a massive network of pro-Israel activists in order to promote positive Israel news, unity with the People, Country and Land of Israel.
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