he abbreviated Hebrew name "Eretz Israel" appeared on official Mandate documents - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jake
    • 28.11.12 | 20:31 (IST)

    Jews referred to Palestine as Eretz Israel in the Hebrew language. The abbreviated name Eretz Israel appeared in reference to Palestine on all British Mandate documentation when written in the Hebrew language. For example, the British Palestine Pound was called in Hebrew the "Lira Eretz-Israelit".

    from the article: Israel’s motto on Palestinian UN bid: Speak loudly, but carry a small stick
    First published 13:47 28.11.12 | Last updated 13:47 28.11.12
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