israelite israelite  /ˈɪz rə ˌlaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
  2. (n) a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

Synonym(s)

jew

News

  1. The Soul's Journey From Egypt

    Do you realize that everyone in your community falls into one of three categories? By using the Old Testament as a way to think about people today, we see that everyone is somewhere between an "Egyptian" and an "Israelite."
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  2. The Three Categories of People on Earth

    Do you realize that everyone in your community falls into one of three categories? By using the Old Testament as a way to think about people today, we see that everyone is somewhere between an "Egyptian" and an "Israelite."
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

Quotes

  1. St. Paul writes in his letter to the Romans: "Has God rejected his people? Of course not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. ...... Did they stumble so as...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: the Apostle Paul Source: Zenit News Agency

  2. In his commentary to the parasha, Nahmanides writes: "Speak to the Israelite people - the Priests play no greater part in regard to fixing the times than the Israelites, which is why Aaron and his sons are not mentioned in this section, but only the...
    on May 7, 2009 By: Nahmanides Source: Ynetnews

  3. "It cleanses this history from all the filth they tried to attribute to their prophets. In fact, we can hardly find an Israelite prophet who was left unstained by this filth," Qutb said in the article.
    on Dec 18, 2005 By: Sayyid Qutb Source: Ynetnews

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