the Holy Land


: the area in the Middle East where the events of the Bible happened

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Recent Examples on the Web Ndayishimiye's support for Israel is connected to his family and faith's interpretation of biblical teachings about the Holy Land. Jaclyn Diaz, NPR, 26 May 2024 This war that is occurring in the Holy Land, now, can put us back eight generations – eight generations of people hating, killing and enacting vengeance. A.d. Amorosi, Variety, 21 May 2024 The group’s sister fundraising organization, the Holy Land Foundation was designated a terror group in 2001, investigated by the FBI and indicted by the Department of Justice. Will Carless, USA TODAY, 22 May 2024 Looking to the future, rather than wanting to focus on the festival’s illustrious past, Farrell sees the quintessential revolutionary Lollapalooza as one that would occur in the Holy Land. A.d. Amorosi, Variety, 21 May 2024 Other Jews may think twice before migrating to the Holy Land. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 11 May 2024 Please pray for peace and justice in the Holy Land. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 6 May 2024 In a 2007 case involving the Holy Land Foundation, CAIR was in fact named an unindicted co-conspirator alongside several other Muslim American organizations in what was then the biggest American terrorism money laundering case to date. Dana Taylor, USA TODAY, 5 May 2024 That the conflict is taking place in what’s known as the Holy Land, a region fraught with overlapping significance for multiple religions, complicates the situation. Marc Ramirez, USA TODAY, 30 Apr. 2024

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“The Holy Land.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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