Numbers 34:1–13 uses the term canaan strictly for the land west of the jordan, but land of israel is used in jewish tradition to denote the entire land of the israelites the english expression promised land can denote either the land promised to abraham in genesis or the land of canaan,. God gave the land of israel to abraham (genesis 17:8) and to his descendants through isaac (genesis 26:2-5) and jacob (genesis 28:1-4,13-14) that means the land belongs to the descendants of jacob, whose name was changed to israel. The land of israel (hebrew: אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל , modern eretz yisrael, tiberian ʼéreṣ yiśrāʼēl) is the traditional jewish name for an area of indefinite geographical extension in the southern levant.
The forefather israel (jacob) purchased the land on which shchem (nablus) is now built the transaction, the sellers, and the purchase price, are recorded in the bible  following this purchase, there can be no further dispute as to who owns this land. On saturday, june 12th, israeli forces demolished the bedouin village of al araqib for the 70th time the land the bedouin village sits on was given to the jewish national fund (jnf) by the.
The city of shechem is first mentioned in genesis 12:6 abram passed through the land to the place of shechem, as far as the terebinth tree of moreh and the canaanites were then in the land this is the first place where abraham enters the promised land and this is the first time that abraham hears god say this is. God gave the land of israel to abraham (genesis 17:8) and to his descendants through isaac (genesis 26:2-5) and jacob (genesis 28:1-4,13-14) rabin and peres sought to trade their own land, land that would put their sworn enemy in the very heart of their nation. In this second part, we ask who owns the land of the state of israel yiftachel: and, of course, the assumption is unspoken assumption that state land belongs to the dominant ethnic group and this is why the ethnocratic state is so keen to nationalize land. An article entitled who owns the land which appeared in the august 30, 2002 issue of the sword of the lord and in various associational papers, made this interesting statement: meanwhile, the jewish national fund began to collect money to purchase land in palestine for jewish settlement, eventually purchasing 92% of present-day israel.
The area was called the land of israel or judea (a place belonging to jews) from biblical times until 135 ad, when the roman emperor hadrian changed the name of the province from judea to syria palaestina, a brilliant pr stunt to sever the jewish people's connection to the region this was done following the jewish bar. Who “owns” the land of israel part 4 by kimberly troup shechem – the city of shechem is first mentioned in genesis 12:6 abram passed through the land to the place of shechem, as far as the terebinth tree of moreh and the canaanites were then in the land.
“the land is administered by the israel land authority, but the jnf doesn’t pay taxes on it and the public doesn’t receive a thing in return for the land that it owns” —amir levi, chief.
Israel owns the land in palestine like a thief owns the money he takes from you at gun point when unarmed people confront a person with a gun, who then [politely] requests of them to yield the contents of their wallet, most people part with said wallet and its contents.