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  • Israel

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    “Israel is a country in southwestern Asia. It lies at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Egypt borders it on the southwest, Jordan in the east, Syria on the north. The total area of Israel is about 20,700 square kilometers (about 8,000 square miles). Israel stretches north to south to a maximum length of about 420 kilometers, from east to west it varies from 16 to 115 kilometers.” Encarta Israel has a diversity of landforms. “The highest areas are found in the mountainous regions in the north

  • Israel

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    Israel Israel has such a great history behind it. There has been a great deal of events that have occurred in this one country. A lot of the history is still standing today and if not it is still being talked about. The country today has a very different culture than the one that Americas are a costume to. The formal name of Israel is Medinat Yisrael, which means "State of Israel". They have a prime minister and a president that help rule the country. Ariel Sharon is the Prime Minister

  • Israel

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    exterminate the Jews, out of all the countries in the world the Jewish state of Israel is the only one constantly subjected to calls for its annihilation. From Israel’s declaration of becoming a Jewish state in 1948 to the current day, it faces numerous disorders and struggles to its existence from its Arab neighbors that seek to take full control over it. It's a widely held belief among arms-control experts that Israel began its nuclear program in the mid 1950’s, primarily for deterrence purposes

  • israel

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    internationally as Palestine. However, Jews and Palestinians went to war in 1948, the outcome was to divide the land into three parts: the state of Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The Jewish claims to the land are based on a biblical promise to Abraham and his descendants, claiming that the land was a historical site of the Jewish kingdom of Israel. Palestinians would disagree claiming that they’re the true keepers of the land, based on continues residence in the territory, for hundreds of

  • Israel

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    Introduction p.1 I. Geography of Israel p.2 II. Population of Israel p.3 III. History of Israel p.4 IV. Government of Israel p.5,6 V. Religions of Israel p.7 Bibliography p.8 Introduction In the past few decades, atleast since 1948, no other country has been in the news more often or has gotten more international attention than Israel. First, Israel got attention because it was to be a refuge for the poor unfortunate Jewish people who survived the Holocaust. They would, once and for all, have a Jewish

  • Israel

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    Israel The Official language for Israel is Hebrew. It is a very old language dating back over 5000 years. The version that is spoken today is different than the kinda of Hebrew written in the Old Testament. The version spoken today is commonly refered to as modern Hebrew. Since Israel is a Jewish state, naturally the main religion is going to be Judaism. There is also a lot of Muslims and Christians, but most of the people are Jewish. Many of the Jewish Holiday are also national holidays

  • Israel

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    Israel Israel is a small country in southwestern Asia. It occupies a narrow strip of land on the Eastern Shore of the Mediterranean Sea and is bordered by Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Egypt. Israel has four major land regions. They are the Coastal Plain, the Judeo-Galilean Highlands, the Rift Valley, and the Negev Desert. The Coastal Plain is a narrow strip of fertile land along the Mediterranean Sea. The Judeo-Galilean Highlands include a series of mountain ranges that run from Galilee-the northernmost

  • The Nation of Israel

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    The Nation of Israel The nation of Israel has played a critical role in the formation of Western and Eastern ideologies and has had an unmistakably profound impact upon the theological and cultural evolution of mankind. Former U.S. President John Adams, commenting on the historical importance of the Hebrews, once said the following: "I will insist the Hebrews have [contributed] more to civilize men than any other nation. If I was an atheist and believed in blind eternal fate, I should still

  • Israel and Palestine

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    The Issue Of Israel and Palestine In 1993, in Oslo, Norway a historic peace agreement was secretly drawn up with the hopes of bringing all the violence between the Palestinians and the Israelis to an end. Yasser Arafat, the chairman of the PLO, and Yitzhak Rabin who was prime minister of Israel at the time shook hands at the White House in front of President Bill Clinton to finalize the accords. This was the first step towards peace in a long time between the warring nations, and one that many people

  • The Creation of Israel

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    The Creation of Israel In 1917 Chaim Weizmann, scientist, statesman, and Zionist, persuaded the British government to issue a statement favoring the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine. The statement which became known as the Balfour Declaration, was, in part, payment to the Jews for their support of the British against the Turks during World War I. After the war, the League of Nations ratified the declaration and in 1922 appointed Britain to rule in Palestine. This course