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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In the eyes of the Israelis the Golan Heights are theirs to keep as indeed is Jerusalem and other parts of Eretz Israel.
The women were among the 30,000 volunteers from Eretz Israel who served in various branches of the British Army and Air Force in the Middle East theatre of the Second World War as well as in the Jewish Brigade.
Without those occupied territories, the dream of an Eretz Israel is incomplete.
Europeans are making money in Iran, while the Iranians used that money to finance the slaughtering of Jews in Eretz Israel.
For much of Jewish history, that question didn't have to be asked; from the dark ages until the late 19th century, the Jewish population of Eretz Israel was tiny enough to be ignored by Jews living elsewhere.
I don't think that there exists a single Hebrew schoolbook that does not mention the fact that Jericho and Hebron are part of Eretz Israel.
In reaction in the late 19th century emerged the Zionist movement that sought security for Jews in what it termed Eretz Israel, or Land of Israel.
Zionist agents will do their best to urge Jews everywhere to visit Eretz Israel and see the endless rows of orderly Jewish graves, the final achievement of the Zionist movement.
Immediately after the United Nations vote to divide Palestine between native inhabitants and European immigrants, Israel's founder David Ben-Gurion declared before the Central Committee of the Histadrut (the Eretz Israel Workers Party) in December 1947 that the UN vote would make "the total population of the Jewish state at the time of its establishment.
org : We act out of our firm belief in the central role of Eretz Israel for the future of the Jewish People.
Apart from the religious camp (owing to the structure of its religious identity), apart from the camp of the secular extremist right (owing to the violence of its fantasies), and apart from the post-Zionist left (owing to its humanitarian-cosmopolitan vision), all other political and ideological camps in Israel grasp and articulate the fact that a bi-national state in Eretz Israel is a dangerous and unfavorable possibility, both in the short term and (more particularly) in the long term.