Emanuel Seven Species Lined Paper Notepad. 3 X 4 X 1/2" The Seven Species of Israel symbolize the close relationship between the Jewish People and the Land of Israel. They were the staple foods consumed by the Jewish People in the Land of Israel during biblical times. They were also the foods that were given as offerings to G-d in the Temple in Jerusalem. Deuteronomy 8:7-9 describes the Promised Land as a good land blessed with the seven species.