Klal Yisrael (Hebrew: כלל ישראל, lit. "All of Israel") is an expression developed since the 1880s among Orthodox Jews of the Hibbat Zion movement to describe and promote a sense of shared community and destiny among all Jews, in Palestine, in the diaspora, and later in Israel and the USA. It was defined and used differently by other movements, streams, and ethnic backgrounds, as well as by those religious, non-religious, Zionist and non-Zionist. Differences over specific definitions of klal Israel have determined the limits of tolerance and cooperation, since that time, and issues that emerged then are still of consequence today.
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