Origin of Israel
OTHER WORDS FROM Israelpro-Is·ra·el, adjective
Examples from the Web for israel
In Israel, however, a new law took effect January 1st that banned the use of underweight models.
Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed.
If the Israel model ban were directed towards disordered eating, Ravin says she would support it whole-heartedly.
At some point during his busy schedule, Israel found the time to write a book, titled The Global War on Morris.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Anthony Goldstein probably chose a trip to the Quidditch World Cup over his Birthright trip to Israel.
He delivered all the offerings of the children of Israel unto them.
It was true in the assembly of Israel of old, and assuredly it is not less true in the Church of God now.Life and Times of David|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Am not I she that answer truth in Israel, and thou seekest to destroy the city, and to overthrow a mother in Israel?
Pray, friends, pray, that my choice may be the best for Israel.Jeremiah|Stefan Zweig
He praises Samuel and tells him that he will soon leave the care of the temple and of the people of Israel to him.The Dramatization of Bible Stories|Elizabeth Erwin Miller Lobingier
British Dictionary definitions for israel
- the ancient kingdom of the 12 Hebrew tribes at the SE end of the Mediterranean
- the kingdom in the N part of this region formed by the ten northern tribes of Israel in the 10th century bc and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 bc
Culture definitions for israel (1 of 2)
The name given to Jacob after he wrestled with God. Israel is also the name of the northern kingdom of the Israelites, when their nation was split in two after the death of King Solomon. (See under “World Geography.”)
Culture definitions for israel (2 of 2)
Republic in the Middle East, formerly part of Palestine. Israel is bordered by Lebanon to the north, Syria and Jordan to the east, the Gulf of Aqaba (an arm of the Red Sea) to the south, Egypt (see also Egypt) to the southwest, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. Its capital and largest city is Jerusalem (see also Jerusalem).