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The highest test for the Jewish State will be in its spirit, in its loyalty to the great purposes of the Prophets as they envisioned for the end of days.

  - David Ben-GurionTopics: Israel Torah/Bible/Tanach
Judaism is a nation and a creed at one and the same time.

  - Joseph KlausnerTopics: Israel Torah/Bible/Tanach
The landlessness of the Jewish people has been the source of its malady and tragedy.

  - Dov Ber BorochovTopics: Israel anti-Semitism
The first condition a community should set, if it aspires to be a nation, is to own the land whereon it lives, and supply its own needs.

  - Max NordauTopics: Israel government
Land is the source of life and creation, of culture and true independence.

  - David Ben-GurionTopics: Israel life
A land flowing with milk and honey...

  - Deuteronomy (Devarim) 6:3Topics: Israel
For the Lord your God is bringing you to a good land. . . a land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and of honey.

  - Deuteronomy (Devarim) 8:7,8Topics: Israel
The air of Israel lends wisdom.

  - Talmud, Bava BatraTopics: Israel wisdom
Dwell in Israel, even among a majority of idolaters, rather than outside Israel, even among a majority of Jews!

  - Talmud, KetubotTopics: Israel
Whoso lives in the Land of Israel is as one who has God.

  - Talmud, KetubotTopics: Israel
Who walks four cubits in the Land of Israel is certain of the next world.

  - Talmud, KetubotTopics: Israel
The Land of Israel is called life.

  - Avot Derabbi NathanTopics: Israel life
Living in the Land of Israel is worth all the other religious precepts put together.

  - SifreTopics: Israel
All that dwell in the Land of Israel, the Land makes atonement for their sins.

  - SifreTopics: Israel
The Land of Israel is the House of God.

  - H. Ibn AttarTopics: Jerusalem Israel
The Land of Israel needs a people and the people of Israel needs a Land.

  - Israel ZangwillTopics: Israel
A Land whose every stone symbolizes past effort and hope to come...

  - Max NordauTopics: Israel
Nowhere in the world can the Jew savor the taste of Homeland save in the Land of Israel.

  - Aaron David GordonTopics: food and drink Israel
The Land made us a people.

  - David Ben-GurionTopics: Israel
A people's only national literature is the one written in its national language.

  - Achad Ha'amTopics: Israel books
Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, Who alone does wondrous things.

  - Psalms (Tehillim) 72:18Topics: Israel
Whoever sees a place where miracles happened to Israel must say: Blessed be He Who worked wonders for our ancestors in this place!

  - Talmud, BerakhotTopics: Israel miracles
Every day many a miracle happens to the sons of Israel; were it not for God's miracles, we should---Heaven forbid!---have perished long ago.

  - Yonatan EibschutzTopics: Israel miracles
No nation can be redeemed save by itself.

  - Theodor HerzlTopics: history Israel
No individual can be a true man so long as his nation is a wild beast.

  - Aaron David GordonTopics: Israel wisdom
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