Yisrael is a Hebrew name that means “God contends”. Yisrael is steeped in Jewish culture and is believed to be a reminder of the story of Jacob, who wrestled with an angel and fought for his blessings. The name is seen as a symbol of strength and resilience and is often given to children who are expected to overcome great life obstacles. In modern times, Yisrael has become a popular name for males.

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