Love of the Land

For the week ending 1 May 2004 / 10 Iyyar 5764

Medinat Yisrael The State of Israel

by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach zt'l
The Color of HeavenArtscroll

This is the name chosen by the leaders of the Zionist movement for the modern state they created in the ancient Land of Israel 56 years ago.

A modern state, they felt, deserved a modern name that would ease its way into full membership in the community of nations.

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