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Greater Israel

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This map representing biblical King David's Kingdom at the time of his death is probably close to a halachaic Greater Israel

Greater Israel (Hebrew: ארץ ישראל השלמה; Eretz Yisrael Hashlema) refers to the historic or desired borders of Israel. It is a form of irredentism. It usually refers to the State of Israel together with the Palestinian territories. It is used in the Bible, sometimes called the Land of Israel. See Genesis 15:18–21, Deuteronomy 11:24, Deuteronomy 1:7, Numbers 34:1–15 or Ezekiel 47:13–20.