Who is ישראל?
ישראל a.k.a. Jacob is considered a patriarch of the Israelites. According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob was the third Hebrew progenitor with whom God made a covenant.
- also known as Israel, יִצְחָק, יִשְׂרָאֵל, Yaqub
- born in Canaan, child of Rebecca and Isaac
- religion: Judaism
- profession: Prophet
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- died in Egypt
- buried in Cave of the Patriarchs
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