By Josh Cohen
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
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, such as Yom
Kippur, Purim, and Rosh Hashanah. One of the holidays exclusive to Israel is
Independence Day, where Israel celebrates it's becoming a state.
Israel Produces many crops such as figs, dates, apples, pairs, oranges, and
olives. They are a very self-sufficient nation and do not need to import much.
Probably the most renowned person in the country is the Prime Minister. He
is similar to a President. The current Prime Minister is Benjamin Netanyahu.
One of his biggest problems right now is to try and negotiate a peach agreement
with the arabs. Two of the biggest Ethnic groups, the Arabs and the Jews, have
been fighting every since the Jews came to the land in the early 20th century.
The Jews want Peace and the Arabs want to
kick the Jews out. One of the Biggest
debates is over the Mosque in Jerusalem. The Mosque is located right by the
Whaling Wall, which is the remnants of an ancient Jewish Temple. They are both
major parts of each religion so they are fighting over who has ownership of what.
In Israel they like many of the sports we do. Soccer, Basketball, Football,
etc. They eat many of the same foods we do. Some of the foods native to that
area of the world are: Falafel, Hummus, Techina, and Shwarma.
The population of Israel is roughly 6 million. Almost on sixth of those
live in a city called Tel Aviv, the nations largest city. It is also a popular
city for jews because it is about... [continues]
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