Where is modern day Israel?

Israel is small country in the Middle East, about the size of New Jersey, located on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea and bordered by Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

What is the modern country of Israel?

With a population of around 9 million as of 2019, Israel is a developed country and an OECD member. It has the world’s 31st-largest economy by nominal GDP, and is the most developed country currently in conflict.

Israel.

State of Israel מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ (Hebrew) دولة إسرائيل (Arabic)
ISO 3166 code IL
Internet TLD .il

When was the modern country of Israel?

On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. U.S. President Harry S. Truman recognized the new nation on the same day.

Is Israel a rich country?

Israel was ranked 19th on the 2016 UN Human Development Index, indicating “very high” development. It is considered a high-income country by the World Bank.

Is Jerusalem Palestine or Israel?

Jerusalem

Jerusalem ירושלים (Hebrew) القُدس (Arabic)
Claimed by Israel and Palestine
Israeli district Jerusalem
Palestinian governorate Quds
Gihon Spring settlement 3000–2800 BCE

What is Canaan called today?

The land known as Canaan was situated in the territory of the southern Levant, which today encompasses Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, and the southern portions of Syria and Lebanon.

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