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- The highest point in Israel is on Mount Hermon, at 7300 feet above sea level.
- The lowest is the Dead Sea, which is 1,368 feet below sea level.
- Israel has the largest raptor migration in the world, with hundreds of thousands of African birds of prey crossing as they fan out into Asia.
- The population is 8,450,000 (in 2016).
- Israel is the only country with a majority Jewish population.
- Israel has the highest standard of living in the Middle East.
- Israel has one of the highest life expectancies in the world, well above that of the U.S.
- Israel has the highest ratio of university degrees per capita in the world.
- Israel produces more scientific papers per capita than any other nation, by a large margin (109 per 10,000 people), as well as one of the highest per capita rates of patents filed.
- The 2013 "Freedom in the World" annual survey, ranked Israel as the Middle East and North Africa's only free country.
- Only three Arab-league countries have full diplomatic relations with Israel.
- According to an international survey in 2009, India is the most pro-Israel country in the world.
- Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile defense system gained worldwide acclaim after intercepting hundreds of rockets fired by Palestinian terrorists from the Gaza Strip.
- Israel is one of the seven countries capable of launching satellites.
- Israel is considered one of the most advanced countries in Southwest Asia in economic and industrial development. It has the second-largest number of start-up companies in the world (after the United States), and the largest number of Nasdaq-listed companies outside North America.
- The Israeli economy was ranked as the world's most durable economy in the face of crises, and was also ranked first in the rate of research and development investments.
- Israel is ranked #2 in the world for venture capital funds, right behind the US.
- Israel's $100 billion economy is larger than all of its immediate neighbors combined.
- Relative to its population, Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation on earth. Immigrants come in search of democracy, religious freedom, and economic opportunity.
- In 1984 and 1991, Israel airlifted a total of 22,000 Ethiopian Jews at risk in Ethiopia to safety in Israel.
- Israel was ranked as the worldwide leader in its supply of skilled manpower.
- Israel's leading exports include electronics, software, computerized systems, communications technology, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, fruits, chemicals, military technology, and cut diamonds.
- Israel was the first nation in the world to adopt the Kimberly process, an international standard that certifies diamonds as "conflict free."
- Israel has one of the lowest external debts in the developed world.
- Israel is one of the world's leaders in solar energy industry and in water technology. In response to serious water shortages, Israeli engineers and agriculturalists developed a revolutionary drip irrigation system to minimize the amount of water used to grow crops.
- Israel is the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees.
- Israel has led the world in stem-cell research papers per capita since 2000.
- Israel has the highest number of museums per capita in the world.
- About one million Israelis speak Russian, 700,000 speak French, and most can communicate reasonably well in English.
- Literacy in Israel is over 97%.
- An Israeli company developed a computerized system for ensuring proper administration of medications, thus removing human error from medical treatment.
- Israeli scientists developed the first fully computerized, no-radiation, diagnostic instrumentation for breast cancer.
- Israel's Givun imaging developed the first ingestible video camera, so small it fits inside a pill. The camera helps doctors diagnose cancer and other disorders in the small intestine.
- Researchers in Israel developed a new device that directly helps the heart pump blood, an innovation with the potential to save lives among those with congestive heart failure.
- Israel has the highest percentage in the world of home computers per capita.
- Israel leads the world in the number of scientists and technicians in the workforce, with 145 per 10,000, as opposed to 85 in the U.S., about 70 in Japan, and 60 in Germany. With over 25% of its work force employed in technical professions, Israel places first in this category as well.
- The cell phone was developed in Israel by Motorola, which has its largest development center in Israel.
- Most of the Windows NT operating system was developed by Microsoft-Israel.
- The Pentium MMX Chip technology was designed in Israel at Intel.
- Voice-mail technology was developed in Israel.
- Both Microsoft and Cisco built their only Research facilities outside the US in Israel.
- The technology for AOL Instant Messenger was developed in 1996 by four young Israelis.
- A new acne treatment developed in Israel, the ClearLight device, produces a high-intensity, ultraviolet-light-free, narrow-band blue light that causes acne bacteria to self-destruct; all without damaging surroundings skin or tissue.
- An Israeli company was the first to develop and install a large-scale solar-powered and fully functional electricity-generating plant, in southern California's Mojave desert.
- Cows in Israel produce the highest amounts of milk per animal in the world.
- Israel is one of the world's leading citrus-fruit producers and exporters.
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- Just Israel. Israel's population is 75% Jewish.
- As of June 2014, there are about 8,150,000 residents within the
- 75% of them are Jewish, and
- 16% are Muslim.
- The remaining 9% are comprised primarily of Arab Christians, non-Arab Muslims, Druze, Bahai, and others.
In contrast to several other nearby countries, Israel has NO OFFICIAL STATE RELIGION,
and there is no religious qualification or test for citizenship, land or business ownership,
election to public office, right to state-sponsored health care, or admission to higher
Israel is a "Jewish country" only in terms of its historic origins and its demographics.
Aside from those, it is simply a country where Jews, finally, enjoy freedom and rights
equal to those of any other people ... which largely accounts for the migration of so
many Jews in its direction.
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It's not clear what you mean when you say a "Jewish country". If you mean countries that have Jews living in them, then there are about 130 of those. If …you mean countries where more than half of the people in the country are Jews, then Israel is the only one of those that there is. If you mean countries where the official religion of the country is Judaism, there is no such country like that in the world.
France has the largest population of Jews in Europe, and the second largest in the world (after the US), with about half a million Jews. The following European countries also …have large Jewish populations: United Kingdom (300,000) Russia (225,000) Germany (150,000) Ukraine (80,000) Hungary (50,000) Belgium (35,000) Netherlands (30,000) Italy (30,000)
Poland amongst others.
The homeland of Jewish Faith is Israel.
Poland, 3 million out of 3.3 million polish jews were murdered, thats 90% of polish jewish popylation wiped out and nearly 50% of the Jews murdered during the holocaust.
Israel is the Jewish homeland. Palestine
As of 2011, Israel has the largest Jewish population with over 6 million. This is more than 40% of the worlds Jewish population.
It depends entirely on which moment of history. The country that has accepted the largest number of Jewish refugees in history is likely Israel (1948-Present), but the US …(1850-Present), France (1950-Present), the Ottoman Empire (1400-1800), Poland (1200-1500), and China (1850-1950), accepted hundreds of thousands if not millions of Jewish immigrants and refugees.
The following countries admitted significant numbers of Jewish refugees in the period 1933-1941: * The U.S. * Britain (till 1939) * France (till 1939) * The Netherl…ands (till 1940) * Belgium (till 1940) * Switzerland * Czechoslovakia (till 1938) * Australia (till 1939) * Sweden * Argentina (till 1938) * Soviet Union (Communists only, for the most part) * The British Mandate of Palestine Please note that the above list is not complete. Obviously, in some cases this did not help the refugeess much. For example, France, Belgium and the Netherlands were invaded by Germany in 1940 ... and refugees found themselves once more under Nazi control. All countries had restrictive immigration policies, which made entry difficult.
The Jews had no homeland of their own until Israel was established in 1948.
Israel is the only country in the Middle East with a predominantly Jewish population. Prior to the establishment of Israel, several other Middle Eastern countries had signific…ant Jewish populations, but nealy all the Jews in those countries have emigrated to Israel.
Israel is considered the national homeland for the Jewish people and inherited this title from the Mandate for Palestine (which stated in Article 6 that the land was a Jew…ish National Homeland).
Plenty of non-Jews live there too, so the answer is No. 25% of the country is non-Jewish, which includes Muslims, Christians, Druze, Bedouins and others. All Israeli citiz…ens have equal rights under the law regardless if you are a Jew or non-Jew. However, only Jews are required to serve in the military. Additionally, Israel is probably the least homogenous nation-state in the world. Some other nation states include: Israel - 75% Jewish, Germany 81% German, Vietnam - 87% Kinh, Egypt - 94% Egyptian, Cambodia - 96% Khmer, Armenia - 97% Armenian, Greece - 98% Greek, Korea - 99% Korean, etc. ==== Couple of comments: First ... it's a lot more than just who LIVES there. The more important fact is that there is no religious (or gender) test for CITIZENSHIP in Israel, which includes the vote and, as noted above, equal rights, responsibilities, and opportunity under the law. I can't resist inviting you to look at a map and find the nearest country outside of Israel where the same is true. Also ... I believe ALL Israeli citizens except ethnic Palestinian Arabs have a uniform military obligation. Druze and Circassians, who are non-Jewish Israelis have mandatory conscription in the Israeli Army (by the choice of their elders) and the Bedouins volunteer for the Israeli Army in quite large numbers. My personal understanding of the exemption for Arab citizens is as a tacit logical expectation of the most likely source of military threats, and the most likely identity of who the Israeli soldier will have to face in hand-to-hand combat. But that's just my opinion.
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Israel is the heart of the Jewish people, and it was their ancient homeland.
It is believed that the El Salvador's first Jewish immigrant, Alsatian-born Bernardo Haas, arrived in 1868 and later summoned his nephews Lazaro and Julian Dreyfus (rela…tives of Captain Alfred Dreyfus). Leon Liebes, the first documented German Jew arrived in the country in 1888. The same year, Liebes founded his business Casa Goldtree-Liebes which elicited the arrival of his nephew, Eugenio Liebes. At the end of the nineteenth century, Casa Benny and Armando Bloch was founded along with associates Jose Olkovich and Julio Oppenheimer. This firm was later considered one of the leading import/export houses in the country. Salvador Mugdan later came to the country in 1888, followed by his brothers Felix and Arturo. Mr. Mugdan eventually became one of the most significant spiritual leaders of the community. Of the few Sephardic families who arrived in El Salvador, one of the most notable included Herbert de Sola (who emigrated via Curacao). Other Sephardic families arrived from Turkey, Egypt, and Tunisia (via France). An important entrepreneur in the history of El Salvador, de Sola helped to found the first synagogue and became an invaluable member of the Jewish community, not to mention the Salvadoran business community. In 1909, Alfred Widawer, a virtuous and religious man, joined the community. His knowledge of Judaism allowed the small group of Jews to celebrate their first high holidays in El Salvador despite the lack of a rabbi. As became the custom of most Jewish entrepreneurs, firms such as Casa Goldtree-Liebes and Casa Haas invited young Jewish bachelors to join the ranks and settle in El Salvador. Other notable pre-World War II arrivals included Enrique Guttfreund, Enrique Weill, Jorge Salomón, Max Freund, Ernesto Reich, Toto Lasally, Jaime Gabay, Federico Bloch, Jose "Don Chepe" Baum, and Jorge Lewinsky. Max Freund, whose family hardware business continues to this day, arrived in 1913. He become the first president of the community in 1943 and sat on the board of directors with Herbert de Sola, Leon Liebes, Eugenio Liebes, Alfredo Widawer, and Benjamin Bloom. The first synagogue was founded in 1950, and the first rabbi and spiritual leader of the community was Alex Freund, who officiated at the community's first bar mitzvah, Ernesto Freund, son of Max Freund.