n. "Literally, The People of Israel." (JPS)
"Moshe spoke to all of Am Yisroel."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Who Uses This
Am Israel, Am Yisroel
"Am Yisróel" is the Yiddish/Ashkenazi Hebrew pronounciation, and "Am Yisraél" is the Israeli/Sephardi pronunciation.
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