Israel is a country in the Middle East. Independent since 1948, Israel is notable for being the only country in the world with a Jewish majority. The capital is Jerusalem. Its national language is Hebrew, which was revived by Jews from the ancient Hebrew language.
- Ancient Israel
- Roman Empire
- Byzantine Empire
- Ottoman Empire
- British Mandate of Palestine
- Israeli War of Independence
- Six Day War
- Yom Kippur War
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West Bank as integral part of Israel
This map shows Israel including the regions of Judea and Samaria.
Israel is slightly larger than the state of New Jersey.
- Israeli Endgame - Wall Street Journal - November 30, 2000
- Moral Clarity in Gaza - Charles Krauthammer - Washington Post July 17, 2014
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