Erec Israel

Eretz Israel [Hebrew: the Land of Israel] – a Hebrew name referring to Palestine as the territory which YHWH gave to the Israelites; it subsequently went on to become the official term used by the activists of the Zionist movement (Zionism) with respect to Palestine under the British Mandate and, later on, the geographic area of Israel.

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