Israel

  • (noun): Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine.
    Synonyms: State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on israel:

Zionist Youth Movement - History
... All emphasised aliyah (emigration to the Land of Israel) and community, with many also focussing on a return to nature ... building the Kibbutz movement and most affiliated with or established Israel's political parties ... After Israel's establishment in 1948, some of the movements' roles, such as education, were taken on by the State ...
Joseph's Tomb - History of The Identification and Use of The Site - Since 2000
... However, in October, citing security reasons, Israel re-imposed a ban on Jewish pilgrims obtaining special permits and travelling to the tomb ... is desecrated in an appalling manner, the likes of which we have not seen in Israel or anywhere else in the world." In February, it was reported that Israel would officially ask the Palestinian Authority to carry ... Israel's chief rabbis, Yona Metzger and Shlomo Amar, visited and prayed at the tomb along with 500 other worshippers, the first such visit by a high-ranking Israeli delegation in 10 years ...
Zionist Youth Movement - List of Modern Movements
... Sixthformers, based in the United Kingdom, with a branch in Shelomi, Israel ... Split from Bnei Akiva in Israel, separating its meetings for males and females, and with each branch having its own rabbi for authority ... Associated with Religious Zionism and, in Israel, the National Religious Party (most international branches are apolitical) ...
Peace Now - Early Activism
... Peace Now again came to prominence following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon, and in particular the massacre of Palestinian refugees by Christian ... by 400,000 people, approximately 10% of Israel's population at the time ... Four months later the commission found Israel to be indirectly responsible for the massacres, and recommended Ariel Sharon's resignation ...
Palestine - Etymology
... to all or part of this land include Canaan, Greater Israel, Greater Syria, the Holy Land, Iudaea Province, Judea, Israel, "Israel HaShlema", Kingdom of Israel ...

More definitions of "Israel":

  • (noun): An ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC.

Famous quotes containing the word israel:

    Let Israel hope in the Lord, for with the Lord there is mercy,
    And with him is plenteous redemption. And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.
    Bible: Hebrew Psalm CXXX (l. CXXX, 7–8)

    The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)

    Do you not see that so long as society says woman has not brains enough to be a doctor, lawyer or minister, but has plenty to be a teacher, every man of you who condescends to teach, tacitly admits before all Israel and the sun that he has no more brains than a woman?
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)