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Definitions and Synonyms of yisrael | Another word for yisrael | What is yisrael?

Definition 1: Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for yisrael in the sense of this definition

(yisrael is an instance of ...) the territory occupied by a nation

"he returned to the land of his birth" "he visited several European countries"

(yisrael is a part of ...) a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

(yisrael is a part of ...) an area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians

(yisrael is a part of ...) an area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry

(yisrael is a part of ...) a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt

"he is a Palestinian from Gaza"

(yisrael is a part of ...) a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria

"artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel"

(yisrael is a part of ...) capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom

(yisrael is a part of ...) an ancient seaport in northwestern Israel; an important Roman city in ancient Palestine

(yisrael is a part of ...) (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

(yisrael is a part of ...) (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants

(yisrael is a part of ...) the largest city and financial center of Israel; located in western Israel on the Mediterranean

(yisrael is a part of ...) a major port in northwestern Israel

(yisrael is a part of ...) a desert in southern Israel

(yisrael is a part of ...) a saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan; its surface in 1292 feet below sea level

(yisrael is a part of ...) a mountain range in northwestern Israel near the Mediterranean coast

"according to the Old Testament, Elijah defeated the priests of Baal at Mount Carmel"

(... is part of yisrael) the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century

"the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"

(yisrael is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Israel

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense; fights antisemitism and hopes to restore the biblical state of Israel

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that conducted several attacks in western Europe

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist organization formed in 1979 by a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine but disbanded in the 1980s when key members left to join a faction of al-Fatah

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) the military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a cooperative Israeli village or settlement comprised of small farms

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948; became the basis for the Israeli defense force

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) the ground and air and naval forces of Israel

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) the Israeli military intelligence which produces comprehensive national intelligence briefings for the prime minister and the cabinet

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) the Israeli foreign intelligence agency

"the primary focus of the Mossad is on Arab nations"

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) the Israeli domestic counterintelligence and internal security agency

"the Shin Bet also handles overall security for Israel's national airline"

(yisrael is the region of the domain of ...) a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups

"al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"

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