Information about Israelites

-Members of 12 tribes of Israel

- A Jew or a descendant of the Jewish patriarch

- Known as Israelites to distinguish them from the Jews in the southern kingdom of Judah.

- The name Israelite referred to those who were still distinctively Jewish

Quotes and Statistics


"God gave the Israelites the promised land but told them they'd have to take what was theirs in fierce battle. Why? Probably one reason was so they'd develop the strength to keep it once they conquered it"


Members of 12 tribes


The Israelites killed their enemies even children. The Israelites were not always commanded to annijilate all their enemies, only certain ones.