Israel

ישראל

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Israel is a Hebrew name that means “one who struggles with God”. In the Torah, there was a man named Jacob who was given the name Israel after he wrestled with an angel all night. The name Israel has since been used to refer to the Jewish people as a whole, and it has become a symbol of their perseverance and endurance in spite of adversity. In Jewish culture, the name Israel is a powerful expression of identity and community. Today, the name Israel is still widely used, both as a given name and as a surname.

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