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Absolutely. Israel is a masculine noun, so it is grammatically necessary for it to be a masculine pronoun. Anytime you see Israel referred to in a feminine sense is purely for poetical reasons when she is meant to be portrayed as God's bride or something along that nature.
"The greatest act of judgment that God can pour out on a people is being poured out on America, and it is this: He's taken away the knowledge of God, and He's closed the mouth of those who are supposed to be speaking for Him. So that little boys lead us with their silly little ideas and we like it that way, because we really do want our best life now." --Paul Washer
This is the declaration of the eternal divinity of Christ. It tells us that He is the eternal God come in the flesh (1 Timothy 3;16). This is an essential doctrine to Christianity -- without it, nothing of Christianity stands. Furthermore, John is telling us that Christ is the eternal wisdom and will of God; i.e., that He is the Speech; the very revelation of all truth and creation.