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The birthplace of the jewish people is the land of israel (eretz yisrael) there, a significant part of the nation's long history was enacted, of which the first thousand years are recorded in the bible there, its cultural, religious, and national identity was formed and there, its physical presence has been maintained through the. Full-text paper (pdf): history of the state of israel. Encyclopedia of jewish and israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-semitism to zionism. John bright, a history of israel: with an introduction and appendix by william p brown, 4 th edition, louisville, kentucky: westminster john knox press, 2000 ( isbn 0-664-22068-1).