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Because that is where God defined its borders. See Numbers ch.33. The borders given there are not exactly the same as those of modern Israel, but most of the territory coincides.
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What is Israel?

1). Israel is the alternate name of the biblical patriarch Jacob. 2). Israel is the name of a nation that existed from just after theBiblical Exodus until the destruction of the Second Temple inJerusalem by the Roman occupiers in 70 CE, then faded frompolitical identification and independence, and (MORE)

What to do in israel?

There are huge amounts of things to do in Israel, and it reallydepends on the kind of thing you like. For a religious holiday, obviously, give several days to Jerusalem.Tours around the old city, going to the various sites (church ofholy sepulchre/dome of rock/western wall) Also, you could go around (MORE)

Who was Israel?

Israel is both a country and a person. As the question has "who" in it, it would seem to refer to the person. Israel is an Old Testament Prophet and the third patriarch. He is the same person as the Biblical Prophet Jacob.

How do you get to Israel?

By plane, boat, car or walking...depends on where you're coming from. By plane, many European and American airports fly to Israel's Ben Gurion Airport. and have ande 1 : sde dov aiport

Who is Israel?

Israel is what is now the land that was promised to Israelites bythe Most High; they were descendants of Jacob (his name having beenchanged to Israel ). Sometimes Israel is stated to refer tothe man the 12 tribes descended from, sometimes it's used to referto the land, while other times it's used t (MORE)

What to wear in Israel?

i have been in israel u can wear what ever u want in israel people dress what they want and if u want u can get out of the house with swimming suites only for u girls there are lots of hot boys in Israel and also hot girls

Who loves Israel?

Many American Jews and Christians love Israel. Not everyone agrees with its current government, but the majority of Americans respect Israel and see it as an ally. Jews the world over love Israel, since it is a part of their religious heritage; but many Evangelical Christians also love Israel, becau (MORE)

How was Israel founded?

It depends. if you talk about the ancient Israelite tribe you can say that Israel was founded by Jacob son of Isaac, son of Abraham (read from the Bible). If you are talking about the modern state of Israel, it was found in 1948 after a long process of immigration of Jews to the area. It was offi (MORE)

When was Israel born?

The current state of Israel was established 14 May 1948. However, Israel has existed in the same location for thousands of years.

What is Mini Israel?

From Mini Israel 's official website: . The Park displays hundreds of models that are exact copies of sites, buildings and landscapes from around the country. The models are built at a scale of 1:25, which means that every real meter is scaled down to 4 cm. The exhibited models are of archite (MORE)

Why was Israel found?

The question is "Why was Israel found",i.e. "Why did the first person who arrive in the land where Israel now stands do so?" -- The answer tothis is that we have evidence that the first Homo sapiens crossed intoHaifa roughly 100,000 years ago, but, of course, we have no idea theidentity of the perso (MORE)

What is the population of Israel?

According to the CIA World Factbook, the population of Israel as ofJuly 2008 was 7,112,359. NOTE: The above figure includes about 187,000 Israelisettlers in the West Bank, about 20,000 in the Israeli-occupiedGolan Heights, and fewer than 177,000 in East Jerusalem (July 2008est.) 7,509,000 people (MORE)

What is the Israel lobby?

they are based in Washington and serve as a pressure group to have the government give funds to israel and better the image of israel in the US

Where is Israel at?

in western Asia south of Syria, north of Egypt and west of Jordan and Iraq.

When was Israel named Israel?

The name "Israel" comes from a name given to the Patriarch Jacob. The kingdom of Israel was formed around 1020 BCE. In about 930 BCE, Israel and Judah split, and Israel existed independently of Judah until around 720 BCE, when it was conquered by Assyria and its members were sent into exile. Since (MORE)

Where is Israel on the globe?

Israel is located on the southern half of the east shore of the Mediterranean, south of Lebanon and east of Egypt and the Sinai Peninsula. So like much of the Middle East, it is considered southwestern Asia.

Who is Israel in conflict with?

Israel is not currently at war (de facto). It maintains a de jure conflict with Hamas-controlled Gaza, Syria,Lebanon, Iran, and all Arab States with which it does not share aborder.

What are the Israel lights?

i think what you are referring to is Israelites, which is just a way of calling the Jewish nation. for example, people from America are called Americans, and people from England are called English.

Are there pyramids in Israel?

No. The Great Pyramids at Giza are in Egypt. There are many more pyramids scattered about that country and in addition there are even more numerous amounts of pyramids in the Sudan. However, Israel has no Pyramids.

What is Israel about?

Israel is defined as the Nation-State of the Jewish People. In the view of Ahad Ha'am, one of the early Zionists, the purpose of having a Jewish Nation-State was to allow the Jews to have a place where their culture and sensibilities can flourish without fear of repression or violence from Non-Jews. (MORE)

Is Israel safe?

Israel is perhaps less than safe and secure among its neighboring countries. But residents, tourists, and visitors are as safe in Israel as anywhere else in the world, and safer than in many many other places. Israel since the security wall very safe, once some years there is a small war, in Nort (MORE)

Why was Israel placed where it was?

Answer 1 Your question as worded is nebulous and there are two different answers depending on what you are driving at. 1) Why was the Biblical Kingdom of Israel/Judah situated where Israel, Jordan, and Palestine are currently situated? -- This is just a historical circumstance. This question is (MORE)

Is Israel Muslim?

No. Israel is non an Islamic State or a Muslim-majority state. Itis a Jewish and Democratic State.

What does Israel stand for?

Israel" is Jacob, the ancestor of the people of Israel (that is also referred to as "Israel" in the bible). Modern Israel is named after the ancient kingdom of Israel and the Israeli nation.

What is the establishment of Israel?

It was the moment when Israelis decided that they wanted their own country and declared it by reading a Declaration of Independence over the radio from a non-descript building in Tel Aviv. This happened on May 14, 1948.

What are challenges in Israel?

Israels biggest challenge is to stay safe from attack from her neighboring Arab countries, which want her annihilated.

Does Israel have an army?

Yes, they do. It's unique in being one of the military forces where females also have a mandatory service requirement, as well as males.

What do they have in israel?

They have people, houses, beaches, deserts, mountains, valleys, basically a little bit of everything. Farms, high-tech industry, grammar schools and universities, gay bars, trains and buses, radio and TV, cellphones, supermarkets, camels, jet planes, museums, sports stadiums, mosques, churches (MORE)

Why is there violence in Israel?

Because there is violence everywhere and its a fight for religioussakes Answer: There is very little violence in Israel. It certainly doesn'tcompare to the level in everyday life in the USA's five largest cities.

Why visit Israel?

Israel is a very special and pretty land! In this little country you have a desert, sea, mountains and other climate types. In addition, there are special things you have just in Israel - Machtesh, the Dead Sea, Kibbutz.

When were there lions in Israel?

Lions were once common in the Middle East, including Israel, but like almost everywhere, hunting and habitat loss caused their doom. The last lion seen in the wild in Israel was around 700 years ago.

Does Israel have seas?

Yes, Israel lies along the eastern side of the Mediterranean sea, and also on the northern tip of the red sea (along with Egypt and Jordan). also, the Dead sea is between Israel and Jordan, but it is not exactly a sea.

Can you cruise to Israel?

Certainly. Tel Aviv is a very large port in the Mediterranean. If you go to various cruise companies' sites I am sure that you will find some that dock in Tel Aviv. However, to get to Jerusalem, you may need to fly as Jerusalem is an inland city with no river access.

What are the coordinates for Israel?

Geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude) specify a point. Areas don't have coordinates, certainly not whole countries. Israel is a big place. The front door of the Knesset (parliament) building in Jerusalem is located at 31° 46' 37" north latitude 35° 12' 19" east longitude (MORE)

Who were the kings of Israel?

First Dynasty (Royal House of Israel): 1021 B.C.E. - 931 B.C.E. King Saul (Shaul ben Qysh) : 1021 - 1000 King Ishbaal (Ishba'al ben Shaul) : 1007 - 1005 King David (Dawid ben Yishai) : 1005 - 970 King Solomon (Shelomoh ben Dawid) : 970 - 931 Split Kingdoms (MORE)

Where does Israel get water from?

Israel gets its fresh water from Lake Tiberias (Kinneret, Sea of Galilee) and the Jordan River, also from desalination plants purifying water from the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. The Dead Sea is a source of industrial minerals, but is not a practical source of water. The Black Sea has also (MORE)

What do they do for entertainment in Israel?

Israel functions along the lines of any modern European or American State. People watch TV, go to the movies, hang out at shopping malls, sunbathe on the beaches, enjoy concerts of both professionals and underground bands, walk down long promenades and in parks, eat out at a variety of restaurants, (MORE)

Is Israel in Jerusalem?

It's the other way around, Jerusalem is the capital and second-largest metropolitan area of Israel. Note: The Armistice that ended the Arab-Israeli War of 1948-9 left Jerusalem a divided city, so there is also a strong Palestinian claim to all or the Eastern Part of the City.

When was Israel divided?

According to the Bible, the United Monarchy called Israel was divinded into the separate kingdoms of Judah and Israel shortly after the beginning of the reign of Rehoboam, or perhaps a little earlier than 900 BCE. Archaeologists such as Israel Finkelstein say that there never was a united monarchy, (MORE)

What is the birth of Israel?

The birth of Israel as a nation can be traced back to Jacob's struggle with the angel of God. After Jacob fought the angel, God named him Israel, and this became the name that refers to Jacobs offspring who evolved into the nation of 12 tribes. The birth of modern Israel happened at the end of Briti (MORE)

When was Israel first called Israel?

A: The Merneptah Stele, dated to approximately 1205 BCE, refers to "Israel", although not a a state or kingdom but merely as a people or tribal group without a central government as far as the Egyptians were concerned. There is a developing consensus among historians that, contrary to the biblical (MORE)

Why did God name Israel Israel?

The name " Israel " first appears in the Bible as the name given by God to the patriarch Jacob after his struggle with the angel Israel means Struggler of/with God Afterwards Jacob's descendants are know as Bnei Yisrael - The Children of Israel and the Land as Eretz Yisrael - The land o (MORE)

What does Israel do?

It endeavors to survive and prosper with God's help, despite itsenemies. It cares for its eight million (2014) inhabitants. Itmaintains ties with as many foreign countries as are willing. Seealso the attached related Link.

What was Israel?

1) Jacob, grandson of Abraham, was given the honor-title of Israelby God (Genesis ch.35). 2) Israel was a country (Joshua 11:16,21; Judges 19:29; 1 Samuel11:3, 13:1), populated by the Israelites. Earlier, it had beencalled Canaan. 3) For a few centuries, "Israel" referred only to its northernhalf, p (MORE)

What do they do in Israel?

"They" do all of the same things that people do elsewhere, like go to work, marry a spouse, and love their families.